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    Shedd Aquarium: Teen Work Study


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July, September
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Animals/Nature, Internships, Work Experience
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    We're looking for bright, outgoing and motivated Chicago area teens for our work-study program. Applicants should possess or want to develop strong communication skills and a connection to Shedd's collection and mission, and have a desire to work in a team environment interacting with the public. This is a professional paid work experience.

    Program Info: 

    Young Naturalists

    Individuals interested in sharing animal information with guests will work with Shedd's Guest Engagement staff to learn the art of connecting animals with guests while in Shedd's exhibits. They will facilitate theme-based interpretation, play engagements and other educational experiences.

    REQUIREMENTS: A work permit is required for accepted applicants who are 15 years old.