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Fisheries and Wildlife Science

What is Fisheries and Wildlife Science? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

What is Fisheries and Wildlife Science?

Fisheries and Wildlife Science focuses on the conservation and protection of fish, wildlife and their habitats. Typically the focus of study is on ecology, management, and conservation biology in terrestrial, aquatic and marine ecosystems. Public education of conservation practices and natural resources is a major focus for people interested in fisheries and wildlife science.

Fisheries and Wildlife - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf - lists the industry areas, employers, and strategies for using your degree.

Related Careers

Animal Behaviorist Geological Surveyor
Animal Breeding Specialist Habitat Restoration Specialist
Aquaculturist Hatchery Operations Manager
Aquarian Operations Manager Large Mammal Ecologist
Avian Ecologist Marine Biologist
Conservation Assistant Nature Center Manager
Conservation Biologist Nature Educator
Conservation Scientist Ornithologist
Ecological Assistant Park Ranger
Endangered Species Biologist Professor
Endangered Species Conservationist Quality Assurance Manager
Entomologist Research Technician
Environmental Consultant Researcher
Environmental Educator Scientific Filmmaker
Environmental Lawyer Scientific Illustrator
Environmental Trainer Seasonal Field Project Manager
Extension Service Agent Stream Ecologist
Fish & Wildlife Law Enforcer Taxonomist
Fisheries Biologist Wetland Ecologist
Fishery Manager Wildlife Biologist
Forest Ecologist Wildlife Ecologist
Game Warden Wildlife Manager
Gamekeeper Zookeeper

Related Skills

Able to Work in Team Environment Critical Thinking Skills Recognize Social Influences on Nature
Analytical Skills Interest in Conservation Strong Background in Basic & Applied Science, & Ecological Principles
Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Pratical Field Skills Strong Initiative

Job & Internship Search Links

USAJobs.gov - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

US Fish and Wildlife Jobs

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Jobs

Eco Career Opportunities

Fisheries Job Listings

Conservation Job Board

Alaska Fish Jobs

Careers at National Wildlife Federation

Natural Resources Job Search

Environmental Jobs and Careers

Environmental Career

The Wildlife Society Career Center

Green Dream Jobs

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook -  The following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Explore Careers in Life Sciences

Planning a Career in Fish and Wildlife Management

Environmental Jobs and Careers

Professional Association Links

American Institute of Biological Sciences

American Fisheries Society

Ecological Society of America

Entomological Society of America

National Association of Environmental Professionals

National Wildlife Federation

The Wildlife Society

Miscellaneous Links

Fish and Wildlife Journals

Game and Fish Magazine

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