January featured scholar mentor—Sean den Bok — Nationwide Marine Educators Affiliation

Our January featured scholar mentor is Sean den Bok, College and Public Applications Supervisor on the Seattle Aquarium.  Sean manages the groups that present equitable entry to lifelong studying alternatives for college kids, lecturers and households earlier than, throughout and after faculty.  He has labored within the discipline for the previous 16 years. 

When requested what he loves most about his job, Sean says,

“Connecting with nature.  Sharing my ardour for conservation training with others.  Having the privilege to indicate different folks of shade in my neighborhood the varied alternatives that lie inside conservation.  Having the ability to reside vicariously by others’ ‘AHA!’ moments.”

Sean holds a B.S. in Biology with a minor in chemistry from Westmont Faculty.  He chosen Westmont due to its stunning location, educational tradition, and since it’s religion primarily based.  Sean attributes his career-readiness to extra than simply faculty.  Sean additionally has accomplished coaching from:

 Sean’s recommendation to his youthful self consists of,

“Be daring, take dangers. You solely get so many alternatives in life, so take benefit.  Go huge, be ready to fail, and study out of your errors. That is your journey, benefit from the experience.  Do not let worry, or every other obstacles, hold you from pursuing your passions.  Plan your work, and work your plan.  YOU GOT THIS!!!!”

All for connecting with Sean for extra info or recommendation? NMEA Pupil members are given the chance to attach with our scholar mentors! E mail us to learn the way to change into a scholar member: college [email protected].

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