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Careers in the Aquarium

Principles: Future Focus
Key Competencies: managing self, participating and contributing, relating to others, and thinking
A guided tour will introduce students to the diversity of career options within the aquarium and an insight into careers in tourism.
There will be a broad range of speakers representing the many different aquarium work areas.  Students will be able to observe the functioning of different areas in the aquarium workplace through 'Behind the Scenes' visits and talk to the people who do these jobs.
 
For more information enquire here or call the National Aquarium on 06 833 5424.

Careers Day at the National Aquarium

SO you want to work with animals???

A day programme for intermediate and secondary students (years 7 -11)
 
Date: Wednesday 19 June
Cost: $10.00 per student
Time: 9:30am -2:30pm
Venue: National Aquarium
Numbers: limited to 60 students
 
All you ever need to know about working with animals!
The Careers Programme will introduce students to the diversity of career options within the animal sciences.
There will be a broad range of speakers representing the many different aquatic, reptilian and avian areas.
Students will be able to observe the functioning of different areas in the National Aquarium workplaces through ‘Behind the Scenes’ visits and talk to the people who do these jobs.
 
Programme outline:
  • Welcome and introduction
  • Guest speaker- Veterinarian
  • Diver talk
  • Watching the feeding in Pania of the Reef tank
  • Behind the Scenes with aquarist
  • Specialist talk- kiwi
  • Specialist talk -reptiles
  • Fish prep/feeding/medicines
  • Penguin husbandry
  • Animal rescue/pollution response
Registrations at 833-5424 or by email.

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