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TOVA WEISBERG

1333 West Washington Street, T-5796, Stephenville, TX 76402 (818) 825-7546 tjweisberg@gmail.com

OBJECTIVES
Become a Wildlife Biologist and work with exotic animals in the field of Animal Husbandry, Management and
Training

EDUCATION
Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX
Institutional GPA: 3.92; Anticipated Graduation: June 2019
Presidential Honor Program Scholar; Wildlife Biology and Wildlife Science double major
Made Tarletons Honors Deans List for outstanding academic achievement from 2015 to 2016

WORK EXPERIENCE
Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX
Residential Leader August 2016 Present
Assist and mentor the 444 new and returning honors students in residence hall, creatively problem solve,
encourage positive relationships between students, and foster diversity and acceptance within Tarleton
State Universitys residence hall

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
North Hollywood High School Zoo Magnet Los Angeles, CA
Student Ambassador November 2011 June 2015
Led tours of the campus and spoke with incoming students and parents about unique opportunities for
zoo magnet students
Assisted in fundraising efforts to support the school via collecting and sorting donations
Spoke to large groups of prospective students and parents regarding the benefits of the zoo magnet
school

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens Los Angeles, CA


Zoo Student Volunteer September 2012 May 2015
Learned care, keep and management (husbandry) practices of exotic zoo animals in a docent training
course
Educated and entertained the public with information about the zoo animals at various zoo exhibits
Directed patrons and supervised children at major zoo events

ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK
Animal Observation: Observing Animals in Zoos, University of California, L.A.
Fall 2013
Took a 4-month college course, which taught scientific methods of physical identification, observation
of behaviors and social networks of animals for research, and data collection methods
Collected 30+ hours of research data, tabulated and submitted data onto an excel spreadsheet, prepared a
research paper, and gave an oral presentation to the class about the findings

Animal Husbandry Program, North Hollywood High School Zoo Magnet Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Was involved in a cooperative learning, year-long program with the Los Angeles Zoo, which paired high
school students with Zoo keepers to learn and assist in the professional caretaking of various zoo
animals
Maintained animal enclosure, prepared and administered medications and meals, and learned husbandry
practices