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Zoo Career Explorers Meeting

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February 16, 2019


Beardsley Zoo




Event description:

Investigate Zoo careers from animal care to development and marketing, to visitor services and maintenance to Zoo Director. Teens 14-18 interested in learning more about Zoos and Zoo careers are welcome to join our Explorer Post. Explorer Post members attend career workshops with hands-on activities, take part in job shadows, develop a public presentation, and create a year-end project. Program fee of $120 covers all project materials. Applications accepted through March 31. Teens 14-18 can register for this program at 

Address: 1875 Noble Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 6610
Phone: 203-394-6563

About Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is Connecticut’s only zoo. As an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and participant in its Species Survival Plan (SSP) programs, we are committed to the preservation of endangered animals and are actively developing strategies that will protect species and preserve their wild habitats. Through education, conservation, research and recreation, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for students and families.

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