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Careers with Animals

from Greenville Zoo

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you ever wondered if there might be a job out there that you might like working
with animals? This course will explore different careers with animals, what
schooling is required, and how animals can be involved in each. You even might
to meet a keeper or other professional in the field to answer your questions!

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About This Program


Point to Point: $120.00

40% of the program fee will be donated to the organization of the science professional joining us or a program of their choice.

A purchase order or full payment is expected to be received three weeks after the program.


45-60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners College/Young Adults Public Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Sciences

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)

Booking Information

Our availability includes: Year round Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you would like a program outside of this time, please feel free to ask and we will see what we can do for you! Please reserve 3 weeks in advance when possible

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY: In the event that a program must be canceled due to weather, technical issues, or other circumstances beyond the control of the Zoo or program recipient, the program may be rescheduled at a later date agreeable to both parties for no additional charge (dependent on availability).

RESCHEDULING POLICY: In the event that a program needs to be rescheduled for any reason other than those listed above, then the Zoo must be notified at least three weeks before the date of the program. We do not reschedule inside the three weeks of the scheduled program date. A rescheduling fee will apply.

REFUND POLICY: Once registration is confirmed, the Greenville Zoo adheres to a no-refund, no-credit policy. If a program is canceled at any time for any reason other than those listed above, no refund or credit will be given. Substitution of another group of participants of the same age is permitted with prior notification given at least three weeks before the date of the program.

About This Provider

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Greenville Zoo

Greenville, SC
United States

The Greenville Zoo is a 14-acre facility featuring hundreds of wildlife from all over the world including giraffe, monkeys, giant tortoises and leopards. Join us on a wildlife adventure through the zoo’s beautifully landscaped acres filled with up close and personal views of its residents! Through engaging programs, educational events and animal exhibits, the Greenville Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for the entire family that will keep you coming back all year long!

Kyra Thurow

Program Details


1. Brief introduction to careers
2. Expose students to a couple career possibilities with interactive experiences and live animals
3. Opportunity to meet a professional in the field
4. Volunteering, internships, and experiences that can help someone with getting into a career with animals


1. Students will gain a better understanding of careers associated with working with animals directly and indirectly
2. Students will also learn steps to take now to prepare for such careers

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.5-8.3: Life Science: Regulation and Behavior
NS.5-8.6: Personal and Social Perspectives: Science and Technology in Society NS.9.12.1: Science as inquiry: Understandings about scientific inquiry

State Standards

NGNS: 5-ESS3-1: Earth and Human Activity

ISTE 1: Empowered Learner
ISTE 7: Global Collaborator
ISTE 6: Creative Communicator

C:A1: Develop Career Awareness
C:B1: Acquire Career Information
C:B2: Identify Career Goals