Outdoor Careers: Exploring Occupations in Outdoor Fields

Outdoor Careers: Exploring Occupations in Outdoor Fields

by Ellen Shenk, Shenk
     
 

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  • Includes individual career profiles in: agriculture and food production - biological sciences - conservation - environmental sciences - engineering - marine careers - recreation - indoor careers with an outdoor twist
  • Revised and updated

    Provides job descriptions and information about salaries, employment outlook, and educational requirements for

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    Overview

  • Includes individual career profiles in: agriculture and food production - biological sciences - conservation - environmental sciences - engineering - marine careers - recreation - indoor careers with an outdoor twist
  • Revised and updated

    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 careers.

  • Editorial Reviews

    School Library Journal
    YA-- A handbook that covers eight major fields relevant to YAs seeking careers in the outdoors or in related areas. Included are where the jobs are, how to find the right one, descriptions, salary information, entry-level requirements, and employment outlook. Each chapter contains commentary by professionals involved in civil engineering, veterinary science, landscape architecture, commercial diving, etc. An accessible, well-organized guide for career collections.
    Internet Bookwatch
    Outdoor Careers appears in its second edition to explore occupations in outdoor fields, from food production and conservation to marine and engineering careers. Students in school will find job descriptions and the latest details on salaries, employment outlook, and educational requirements for all positions.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780811728737
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Books
    Publication date:
    01/28/2000
    Edition description:
    Subsequent
    Pages:
    206
    Product dimensions:
    7.82(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.49(d)

    Meet the Author

    Ellen Shenk's experience in the career field includes writing articles and presenting seminars on the topics of the creative job search, interviewing, and writing resumes. She is a past editor of the national newsletter of the Career Information Resource Advisory Group and currently lives in Ottawa, Canada.

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