Where to get a job working with marine mammals?
I want to move to Florida and become a marine mammal trainer. What is the best/easiest place to get my foot in the door as far as jobs go? I have an associate of science degree and I am continuing with my BS degree in Psychology but I am also looking for a job near the field now. I am willing to do cleaning or retail jobs with the company if it will give me a chance to eventually work with the animals.
Asked By: Kris - 3/15/2012
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There is no easy way in. All marine mammal related jobs are typically extremely competitive and poorly paid. On the plus side, Marine parks are typically not too picky about what sort of degrees their trainers have, some of, for example, SeaWorld trainers have degrees in journalism and business, others only got one... More
Answered By: Cetacea - 3/16/2012
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You could sign onto a Japanese or Norwegian whaler.
Answered By: MJ - 3/15/2012
This site links directly with Seaworld's marine mammal internship program: http://zoocrewkids.blogspot.com/ It also links with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums also called the AZA and the AAZK (American Association of Zookeepers). These sites offer internship and mentoring information across the country... More
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