[MARMAM] Summer classes working with marine mammals

Jenifer Zeligs jzeligs at mlml.calstate.edu
Thu May 4 12:38:43 PDT 2017

*Summer 2017 Animal Courses*

California State University Monterey Bay and Moss Landing Marine
Laboratories http://slewths.mlml.calstate.edu/ offer one-week intensive *summer
classes* open to anyone interested in animal training or in pursuing
careers in the marine mammal field. In addition, *hands-on internships* for
people of all ages and levels of experience are also available at the lab
working with marine mammals. The successful completion of both courses and
a five-day internship will earn a *Certificate of Completion in Beginning
Marine Mammalogy. *The classes' instructor, Dr. Jenifer Zeligs has over 30
years of terrestrial and aquatic animal training experience, across diverse
disciplines including research, public display, and studio and film work.

For further information on class content please contact:
jzeligs at mlml.calstate.edu <jhurley at mlml.calstate.edu>.

*Enrollment details:*

*Enrollment for each class limited to 23*. *Summer registration for open
enrollment begins April 13, 2017*, but you can send in your enrollment form
early to reserve your space. The classes are open for enrollment to *any
high school graduate *regardless of age and there are *no prerequisites*,
however no transportation or housing is included in the enrollment price.
International students are welcome.


2017) CRN 30426*: *This 3 credit interactive course provides students an
in-depth understanding of the discipline of animal training across many
different types of terrestrial and aquatic animals and techniques. It
provides an exceptional background in relevant animal behavior and
psychological principles related to the practical goal of modifying animal
behavior. These techniques will be demonstrated daily using trained sea
lions at Moss Landing Marine Labs where the course is taught. Horses,
birds, and other animals will also be used to demonstrate these techniques.
Students will intern at least one day at the lab assisting in the care and
training of research-trained sea lions.  Topics covered will include:
Why Train? Communication, Motivation, Desensitization, Aggression, and
Practical Training.

*WORKING WITH MARINE MAMMALS: Bio 347 *(July 10-16, 2017) CRN 30425*: *This
3 credit course is designed to assist people who are interested in
developing a career in marine mammalogy.  It will provide practical
information about marine mammals and working with them, drawing on the rich
background of marine mammal work in the Monterey Bay area.  The course will
include live experiences with the marine mammals at Moss Landing Marine
Labs. This class will instruct students in captive marine mammal husbandry
(care and maintenance), training, basic physiology, an overview of common
research topics and techniques, as well as public display, education, and
current issues in marine mammalogy.  Students will intern at least one day
at the lab assisting in the care of research-trained California sea lions.
They will also gain experience in developing a resume, job interviews, and
public presentations.

*Tuition:* $840 + $39 campus fee per semester is payable to CSUMB-EE *per
class*. An additional $50 lab fee is payable to MLML on the first day of
class. If you book both classes- you will pay the $39 campus fee only once.

For registration, enrollment and other logistical information please
contact Cal State Monterey Bay, http://csumb.edu/summer or call them at
831-582-5159 <831-582-4500>. Attached you will find a registration form
which can be mailed in ASAP to guarantee your space and enrollment
(instructions are on the form).

*Housing and Internships**:*
For help with *housing* and *to schedule an internship* please contact
sskrovan at mlml.calstate.edu <sskrvoan at mlml.calstate.edu>. Courses will be
taught at Moss Landing Marine Labs in Moss Landing, CA.

Jenifer Zeligs, Ph.D.
Owner Animal Training and Research International
Professor, Extended Education, California State University Monterey Bay
Director of SLEWTHS
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
8272 Moss Landing Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039
v: (831)-771-4191
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