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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 twistRevised and updatedProvides job descriptions and information about salaries, employment outlook, and educational requirements for everything from

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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 twistRevised and updatedProvides 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.

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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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