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By Louise Miller

ISBN-10: 0844281328

ISBN-13: 9780844281322

Describes jobs within the organic sciences, agricultural sciences, land making plans, conservation, source administration, geology, and pollutants keep an eye on and waste administration.

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S. S. Geological Survey, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Individual states employ environmental workers in their departments of natural resources, environmental protection, fish and wildlife, ecology, or pollution control. County and municipal agencies often have similar offices. Independent and grass-roots organizations, such as Greenpeace, Center for Neighborhood Technology, The Wilderness Society, Save-the-Redwoods League, Friends of the Earth, and the National Association of Environmental Professionals may also serve as valuable career sources in your pursuit of an environmental career.

Its salary and benefits package is competitive, and tuition reimbursement is possible. Corporations generally require the same educational and work experience as most government and independent agencies, but the salaries may be higher. They advertise in both local and national newspapers and through professional organizations. The various professional organizations or your career counselor at school may help you decided what a competitive salary might be according to your education and work experience, including internship and volunteer work.

Educational Qualifications for Aquatic and Marine Biologists If you choose to become an aquatic or marine biologist, the educational requirements may vary somewhat, but a well-rounded education and lots of it will be the best way to open the door of opportunity. In high school, you should take your basic science courses, mathematics, English, computer science, and a foreign language. If possible, take advanced biology courses at this time, too. By the time you get to college, you may be able to get a degree in marine science, with the requirement that you take on a second major, which will require another year in school.

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