Veterinary technicians learn the skills and gain the knowledge they need to get started while in veterinary technician programs, but there are many things that can be learned only on the job. 101 Veterinary Technician Questions Answered provides an insight into that kind of knowledge. For this book, the author asked veterinary technicians to relate their most pressing veterinary technology questions. Next, experienced veterinary technicians working in the field were recruited to answer these questions-truly making this a tool for technicians by technicians. Their answers include tips that technicians can implement immediately to start making their jobs easier and more rewarding. This handy book also includes resource referrals so the reader can learn more about topics central to the field. 101 Veterinary Technician Questions Answered is ideal for entry-level technicians, and even seasoned professionals will learn something new.
An essential guide for students in the life sciences, established researchers, and career counselors, this resource features discussions of job security, future trends, and potential career paths. Even those already working in the industry will find helpful information on how to take advantage of opportunities within their own companies and elsewhere.
Careers in Food Science provides detailed guidelines for students and new employees in the food industry to ensure a successful start to their career. Every step towards a rewarding career in this rapidly evolving industry is covered, from which classes to take in college and which degrees to earn, to internships, and finally how to land, and keep, the first job. This book also provides day-to-day examples of what to expect from the many jobs available to help students decide what to do and where to go. The food industry includes a wide array of fields and careers not only in food production and in academia, but also in government and research institutions. In fact, it is estimated that by 2010 there will be 52,000 annual job openings for college graduates in the Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources system in the U.S. alone. Written by people who have experience or are currently working in each sector, this book seeks to shed some light on starting, or furthering, a career in this exciting field.
Written in an informal and engaging style, Saving the Earth as a Career is an ideal resource for students and professionals pursuing a career in conservation. Written in an informal and engaging style this book introduces all the important steps to becoming a conservation professional, from making the right career choice to finding a position in the field Provides helpful advice to students about selecting a course, conducting research projects, writing papers, and attending conferences Looks at a number of professions, from environmental lawyer and civil engineer, to ecologist and environmental scientist "Saving the Earth as a Career is a valuable reference and the authors have taken a momentous step forward in guiding future generations to protect the planet's natural assets," Conservation Biology, (Vol 23, No. 3, 2009)
Grow your bank account naturally!Would you prefer a forest outpost to an office cube? Do you have an easy rapport with animals? Are Grizzly Adams and Mother Nature among your idols? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your career choice has already been made. Now you need to choose an occupation.Careers for Nature Lovers & Other Outdoor Typesprovides all the information you need to launch a career as a:Pump-station engineer * Bioscientist * Animal rehabilitator * Botanist * Plant ecologist * Agricultural scientist * Cartographer * Geologist * ArboristInside you'll find practical advice on deciding which calling is for you, along with firsthand accounts of everyday routines, information on working conditions of selected jobs, and a list of resources to help you get your foot in the door. LetCareers for Nature Lovers & Other Outdoor Typesput you on the path to a dynamic and rewarding career.