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The Resource Becoming a wildlife professional, edited by Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman

Becoming a wildlife professional, edited by Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman

Label
Becoming a wildlife professional
Title
Becoming a wildlife professional
Statement of responsibility
edited by Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Working with wildlife can be a thrilling adventure steeped in the wonders of the natural world, but entering the field demands a strong personal commitment. With proper training and guidance, students can transform themselves into competitive applicants and forge successful careers. This book details the many opportunities available for those interested in working with wildlife and reveals the best pathways to becoming a wildlife management professional. Becoming a Wildlife Professional is the only comprehensive resource that describes the multitude of entry-level jobs available for the next generation of wildlife biologists and conservationists. Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman include helpful chapters on how students should prepare for a vocation in the wildlife profession, while offering pragmatic advice about applying for and obtaining a job. The core of the book presents over 100 diverse career options that are available to aspiring wildlife workers, including biological field research, forestry, rehabilitation, ranching, photography, and refuge management. It also details each position's educational and technical requirements, challenges, salaries, and opportunities for advancement. Bringing together valuable insider tips from a range of seasoned experts who have used these techniques to secure employment, Becoming a Wildlife Professional conveys important messages about the responsibilities and challenges of a career in wildlife conservation and management. These pages constitute a true master's course on how to build a successful future working with wildlife" -- Back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
639.9023
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
SK355
LC item number
.B43 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Becoming a wildlife professional, edited by Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in affiliation with The Wildlife Society."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Advice for a student entering the wildlife profession: a professor's perspective
  • Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman
  • Skills for nonacademic wildlife and conservation careers
  • Eric Winford [and seven others]
  • Wildlife careers: from A to Z
  • Scott E. Henke and numerous wildlife professionals
  • Professional societies: the inside track to career success
  • Winifred B. Kessler
  • The resume: an important tool in your career kit
  • John P. O'Loughlin, Paul R. Krausman, and Kerry L. Nicholson
  • List of contributors
  • The professional interview: preparing for success
  • John L. Koprowski and Karen E. Munroe
  • Being a professional and acting professionally
  • William F. Porter and Kelly F. Millenbah
  • Graduate school: a professor's perspective
  • Fidel Hernández, Nova J. Silvy, and Kelley M. Stewart
  • Graduate school: a student's perspective
  • Monika Burchette [and six others]
  • Professional diversity: the key to conserving wildlife diversity
  • Michel T. Kohl [and three others]
  • Foreword
  • Appendix A.
  • Common and scientific names of fauna and flora mentioned in the text
  • Appendix B.
  • List of websites mentioned within chapters
  • Index
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Why choose a career in the wildlife profession?
  • Paul R. Krausman and Scott E. Henke
  • Wildlife undergraduate education and the university curriculum
  • Rick Baydack
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xvi, 208 pages
Isbn
9781421423067
Lccn
2016046938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)968690181
Label
Becoming a wildlife professional, edited by Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in affiliation with The Wildlife Society."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Advice for a student entering the wildlife profession: a professor's perspective
  • Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman
  • Skills for nonacademic wildlife and conservation careers
  • Eric Winford [and seven others]
  • Wildlife careers: from A to Z
  • Scott E. Henke and numerous wildlife professionals
  • Professional societies: the inside track to career success
  • Winifred B. Kessler
  • The resume: an important tool in your career kit
  • John P. O'Loughlin, Paul R. Krausman, and Kerry L. Nicholson
  • List of contributors
  • The professional interview: preparing for success
  • John L. Koprowski and Karen E. Munroe
  • Being a professional and acting professionally
  • William F. Porter and Kelly F. Millenbah
  • Graduate school: a professor's perspective
  • Fidel Hernández, Nova J. Silvy, and Kelley M. Stewart
  • Graduate school: a student's perspective
  • Monika Burchette [and six others]
  • Professional diversity: the key to conserving wildlife diversity
  • Michel T. Kohl [and three others]
  • Foreword
  • Appendix A.
  • Common and scientific names of fauna and flora mentioned in the text
  • Appendix B.
  • List of websites mentioned within chapters
  • Index
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Why choose a career in the wildlife profession?
  • Paul R. Krausman and Scott E. Henke
  • Wildlife undergraduate education and the university curriculum
  • Rick Baydack
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xvi, 208 pages
Isbn
9781421423067
Lccn
2016046938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)968690181

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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