Careers Outdoors

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1 Volume
300 Pages
44 Essays
Subject Index
Name Index
65+ Sidebars
Occupational Index

60+ Photos and Graphs
 

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ISBN: 978-1-68217-668-9
# of Pages: 300
# of Volumes: 1
Print List Price: $165

Students looking to pursue a career that takes them out of the office and puts them directly into nature can look to several careers that build on an interest in the natural sciences, ecology, the environment, historical preservation, archaeology, and agriculture. This volume provides need-to-know information on various careers that put a whole new spin on the idea of "working in the field."

Careers Outdoors provides detailed information on 24 different career paths, including: 

  • Landscape Architect or Gardener
  • Land Surveyor 
  • Archeologist 
  • Golf Instruction
  • Lifeguard
  • Forest Ranger
  • Farmer
  • Rancher
  • Carpenter
  • Miner
  • Commercial Fisherman
  • Carnival & Festival Organizers 

Each chapter provides a wealth of real-world information including A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Employment Outlook, Networking Contacts, Areas with the Highest Employment Levels, and Coversations with Real Professionals.