9780071448512

Opportunities in Marine Science and Maritime Careers, revised edition

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    9780071448512

  • ISBN10:

    0071448519

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/18/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Discusses the history of marine science and maritime-related careers, including marine scientist, aquarist, cruise ship director, commercial diver, and naval officer; the required qualifications and education; and job opportunities.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xvii
Introduction xxi
Aquaria-Related Careers
1(16)
Typical careers. Aquaria and oceanaria.
Cruise Ship Careers
17(14)
Requirements. Careers. Getting started. Ship lines.
Oceanography and the Marine Sciences
31(18)
Typical careers. Requirements. Job outlook. Sea Grant programs.
Fishing
49(12)
Educators. Administrators. Researchers. Management positions. Aquaculture positions. Job outlook. Sources of additional information.
Commercial Diving
61(12)
Specific jobs. Undersea submersible diving. Schools.
Maritime Transportation
73(28)
Portside opportunities. Ships and shipping. Oceangoing opportunities. Education and training. Oceangoing working conditions. Merchant marine officers. Inland maritime careers. Developing your skills.
Shipbuilding
101(14)
Naval architects. Marine engineers. Skilled crafts.
Military Careers Afloat
115(22)
United States Navy. Enlisted personnel. The naval officer. United States Coast Guard.
Miscellaneous Marine Science and Maritime Careers
137(26)
Marine technicians. Nautical archaeologists. Ship restorers. Maritime museum careers. Pilots. Women afloat. Admiralty law. Bait and fishing shop owners and employees. Baitfish catchers. Marine insurance careers. Seafood processing and marketing careers. Academic careers.
Getting Your Feet Wet
163(14)
Precareer experiences. Sea Cadets. Sea Explorers. Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps. The Girl Scouts.
Appendix: Maritime Museums 177(12)
Recommended Reading 189

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