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Title:
Opportunities in forestry careers
Author:
Wille, Christopher M.
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Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : VGM Career Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xii, 193 pages ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Overview: Working as a forester -- History of forestry -- The North American forest -- International forestry -- Training and job duties -- Employers of foresters -- Preparing for a forestry career -- Job prospects -- Breaking in.
ISBN:
9780071411516
Format :
Book

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p> Your passport to a successful and rewarding career

Are you looking for the latest information to open the door to the career of your dreams? The nation's largest career books series, VGM's Opportunities in . . . series gives you the inside scoop on more than 100 professions, as well as on all the essential aspects of your potential career, no matter how specialized the field. From the latest training requirements to current salary statistics to the lowdown on life on the job, each book is packed with comprehensive, up-to-date information to help you confidently pursue the profession that's right for you

In this revised edition of "Opportunities in Forestry Careers," you'll find: Tips on determining if you have the skills, qualifications, and temperament to make it in forestry servicesReliable resources for bachelor's degree programs, postgraduate work, and technical "ranger school" trainingDetailed descriptions of job duties and responsibilities for a wide variety of positions, from land planner to mill supervisor to park administratorAn expansive overview of possible work settings, including the woods, government agency offices, city parks, or even city hall The latest information on the earning potential for both freelance consulting and permanent salaried workStrategies for breaking into the business, including advice targeted to women and those interested in international assignments

Take the stress out of the career selection process with this indispensable guide that functions as your own personal vocational counselor. You'll find enough expert advice to make an informed, intelligent choice about your career--and your future.