Career Day at PDZA

November 14, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma, WA 98407

Students have met the polar bears. They’ve been enthralled by clouded leopards. And mesmerized by swimming sharks. Now, they have a chance to learn what it would be like to work with animals up close.

During Career Day at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium on Nov. 14, students from sixth-grade through college age can see firsthand what it takes to be a zookeeper, zoo veterinarian, marine biologist or environmental educator.

They’ll see special animal presentations, learn how staff biologists care for animals, pick up free information and have opportunities to visit behind-the-scenes areas of the zoo.

Admission to the zoo and Career Day activities is free for sixth-through-12th grade students and those who are college age. However, students under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m., with activities running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pre-registration is not required, but all students, including zoo members, must check in with Career Day staff before getting their tickets.

Spaces on behind-the-scenes tours are limited.

253) 591-5337