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Becoming a wildlife professional

Author: Scott E Henke; Paul R Krausman
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott E Henke; Paul R Krausman
ISBN: 9781421423067 1421423065
OCLC Number: 968690181
Description: xvi, 208 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents: List of contributors --
Foreword --
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 --
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 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 --
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 others] --
Professional diversity: the key to conserving wildlife diversity / Michel T. Kohl [and others] --
Appendix A. Common and scientific names of fauna and flora mentioned in the text --
Appendix B. List of websites mentioned within chapters --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Scott E. Henke, Texas A & M University-Kingsville and Paul R. Krausman, University of Arizona.

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