9780811728737

Outdoor Careers : Exploring Occupations in Outdoor Fields

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  • ISBN13:

    9780811728737

  • ISBN10:

    0811728730

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-02-01
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
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Summary

Provides job descriptions and information about salaries, employment outlook, and educational requirements for everything from farming to forestry to meteorology. Professionals are interviewed at the end of each chapter, offering a personal look at specific jobs and insight on day-to-day responsibilities. With telephone, mail, and internet sources for job listings and other information, this makes an excellent resource for students and those changing career.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Choosing Your Career
1(6)
Agriculture and Food Production
7(17)
Agronomy
8(2)
Beekeeping (Apiculture)
10(1)
Farm Management
11(1)
Farming
12(1)
Herb Growing and Marketing
13(1)
Range Management
14(1)
Rural Appraisal
15(1)
Resources
16(3)
Profiles
Dairy Farmer
19(2)
Organic Farmers
21(3)
Biological Sciences
24(27)
Aquatic Biology
25(1)
Botany
26(4)
Ecology
30(1)
Veterinary Medicine
31(2)
Veterinary Technology
33(1)
Zoology
33(2)
Animal Caretaking
35(2)
Animal Training
37(2)
Resources
39(3)
Profiles
Aquatic Biologist
42(2)
Ecologist
44(2)
Veterinarian
46(2)
Elephant Trainer
48(3)
Conservation
51(29)
Park Management
52(1)
Fish and Wildlife Management
53(3)
Forest Management
56(3)
Conservation District Work
59(2)
Horticultural Technology
61(1)
Landscape Architecture
62(2)
Seasonal and Volunteer Work
64(1)
Resources
65(5)
Profiles
Park Ranger Resource Manager
70(1)
Interpretive Naturalist
71(2)
Fisheries Biologist
73(1)
Forest Supervisor
74(2)
Certified Landscape Architect
76(4)
Environmental Sciences
80(14)
Geography
80(2)
Geology
82(3)
Meteorology
85(1)
Oceanography
86(1)
Resources
87(2)
Profiles
Geologist
89(2)
Meteorologist
91(3)
Engineering
94(19)
Agricultural Engineering
95(2)
Civil Engineering
97(1)
Environmental Engineering
98(1)
Geotechnical Engineering
99(1)
Petroleum Engineering
100(1)
Surveying
101(2)
Surveying Technology
103(1)
Resources
104(3)
Profiles
Civil Engineer
107(1)
Environmental Engineer
108(2)
Geotechnical Engineer
110(3)
Marine Careers
113(17)
Merchant Marine
114(3)
Fishing
117(2)
Commercial Fisheries
119(3)
Commercial Diving
122(2)
Resources
124(2)
Profiles
Aquaculturist
126(2)
Commercial Diver
128(2)
Recreation
130(23)
Camping Careers
131(1)
Careers in Recreation
132(2)
Cruise Ship Positions
134(2)
Diving Instruction
136(1)
The Horse Industry
137(1)
Outfitting and Guiding
138(1)
Ski Patrolling
139(2)
Skydiving Instruction
141(1)
The Tourism Industry
142(1)
Resources
143(3)
Profiles
Equestrienne
146(2)
Ski Patroller
148(2)
Tour-Boat Captain
150(3)
Indoor Careers with an Outdoor Twist
153(20)
Wildlife and Nature Art
154(2)
Teaching
156(3)
Writing and Editing
159(2)
Conservation and Environmental Organization Work
161(2)
Museum Work
163(1)
Resources
164(1)
Profiles
Nature Artist
165(3)
Wildlife Photographer
168(2)
Outdoor Writer and Trail Builder
170(3)
Some Job Search Tips
173(10)
Appendix I Job Listings 183(4)
Appendix II United States and Canadian Sources of Labor Market Information 187(11)
Appendix III Government Employment 198(3)
Index 201

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