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Wild Careers: How to Become a Zookeeper (14-18)

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Oliver Dunn
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5.0
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(30)
What does it take to become a zookeeper? Find out what's required to get a job working with animals like tigers, crocodiles, penguins, gorillas and so much more!

Class Experience

  • Learners will improve their understanding of what it takes to get a job at a zoo or aquarium. Learners will also be introduced to the concepts of resume building and cover letter writing, job hunting, and college planning.
With nearly thirteen years of experience in the zoo and aquarium community, Oliver has a wealth of practical knowledge to help learners succeed in their career goals. Oliver has helped with projects around the world from rehabilitating injured seabirds in South Africa to tracking tigers in central India. Currently, Oliver is the Content & Community Operations Manager for zoolife.tv 
A one-page handout featuring a list of resources related to zookeeping as a career will be provided. 
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Joined May, 2021
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Doctoral Degree in Science from University of Texas at Arlington
Master's Degree in Science from University of Central Arkansas
Bachelor's Degree in Science from University of Central Arkansas
Oliver Dunn is a zoologist who focuses on conservation through education by working in the zoo and aquarium field. A lifelong animal conservationist, Oliver has helped with projects around the world from rehabilitating injured seabirds in South... 
Group Class

$8

per class
Meets once
55 min

Completed by 7 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 14-18
3-12 learners per class

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