Opportunities in Marine and Maritime Careers

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1999-01-11
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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VGM's Opportunities in . . . series of nearly 150 titles is an invaluable resource for those who want to find out all they can about the careers that interest them. No other series provides such a wide range of comprehensive and current information on virtually every job available. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

About the Authorp. vii
Forewordp. viii
Prefacep. x
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Aquaria-Related Careersp. 1
Typical careers
Aquaria and oceanaria
Cruise Ship Careersp. 10
Getting started
Ship lines
Oceanography and the Marine Sciencesp. 18
Typical careers
Job outlook
Sea Grant programs
Fishingp. 29
Management positions
Fish culturalists
Aquaculture positions
Job outlook
Sources of additional information
Commercial Divingp. 38
Specific jobs
Undersea submersible diving
Maritime Transportationp. 48
Portside opportunities
Ships and shipping
Oceangoing opportunities
Education and training
Oceangoing working conditions
Merchant Marine Officers
Inland maritime careers
Education and training
Shipbuildingp. 72
Naval architects
Marine engineers
Skilled crafts
Military Careers Afloatp. 82
United States Navy
Enlisted personnel
The Naval Officer
The Coast Guard
Miscellaneous Marine and Maritime Careersp. 100
Marine technicians
Nautical archaeologists
Ship restorers
Maritime museum careers. Pilots
Women afloat
Admiralty law
Bait and fishing shop owners and employees
Bait-fish catchers
Marine insurance careers
Seafood processing and marketing careers
Academic careers
Getting Your Feet Wetp. 121
Pre-career experiences
Sea Cadets
Sea Explorers
Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC)
The Girl Scouts
Suggested Readingsp. 131
Maritime Museumsp. 134
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