SeaWorld California Externship Curriculum

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SEAWORLD CALIFORNIA EXTERNSHIP CURRICULUM

 

Mornings (8:00 AM start)

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Week 1 AM Orientation & park visit In-park & hospital procedures In-park & hospital procedures In-park & hospital procedures In-park & hospital procedures
PM Park visit Necropsies Necropsies Necropsies Necropsies
Research Research Research Research
Weeks 2-3 AM In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
PM Necropsies Necropsies Necropsies Necropsies Necropsies
Research Research Research Research Research
Week 4 AM In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
In-park & hospital procedures
OR
Animal area visits
PM Necropsies Necropsies Necropsies Research seminar  
Research Research Research  

Day ends around 5:00 PM

 

Notes:

  1. In-park procedures may be scheduled for any given day and may occur first thing in the morning or after park closing hours.
  2. Participation in procedures on weekends is encouraged, but is not mandatory.
  3. Externs are able to participate in the husbandry in several different areas of the park, including pinnipeds, fish, penguins, and cetaceans - depending on personal interest.