Did You Know?
The Chinese name for the Red Panda is "hunho" or firefox.
The shadow will spend a minimum of four hours and a maximum of eight hours following an employee through their normal workday, helping perform their daily duties or observing when an activity requires. Job Shadow opportunities are available with zookeepers and education staff. A limited number of Job Shadow opportunities are available with animal keeper staff. Keepers spend the day educating shadows on animal husbandry and career opportunities and there are limited staff available to do this.
Students will not be left alone with any animal at any time.
Yes, there is a $50 fee, but scholarships are available to offset this cost.
Job Shadowing positions are available September through May, Monday through Saturday for a maximum of eight hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a 1/2 hour lunch).