CAC SPEAKER POSITIONS AT ZOO/AQUARIUM

The CAC program will be hiring Canisius students to serve as speakers and public educators at local zoological institutions over the coming summer.  They will make formal presentations, provide interactive programs, and conduct guided tours. 

Details:

  • Employment will be five days per week, four hours per day.   

  • The period of employment will be for ten weeks, from late June to late August. 

Considerations:

The candidates will be selected based upon the following factors (in this order):

  • public presentations skills, especially as pertains to children

  • commitment to wildlife conservation as a goal and the ability to express that commitment in words

  • knowledge of wildlife biology and animal behavior, especially as it pertains to the zoo animals to be covered

  • evidence of reliability and good performance during past employment

  • evidence of academic excellence

Candidates will be selected independently of the other branches of the CAC program.  That is, students who have participated in other aspects of CAC are eligible to apply, but this is neither required or expected.   

Applicable Dates:

  • Mar 24  Written Applications Due

  • Mar 26  Live Tryouts

  • Mar 31  Decisions Announced

Click below to download an application.  Return completed forms to DrN in the ABEC office (HSC303A). 

Application Form

Best of luck to everyone who applies!

DrN

 

Contact Info: Michael Noonan, PhD, Canisius College , 2001 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14208                                                                             noonan@canisius.edu