ERIC Number: ED176683
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Forest Service Career Guide. Professional Opportunities in Natural Resource Management, Planning, and Research. Revised Edition.
Forest Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
The guide provides information on professional opportunities in natural resource management, planning, and research. Reasons for careers in forest service are presented and a brief description of the forest service is provided. Career opportunities in the following areas are described: forestry, engineering, geology, hydrology, landscape architecture, range conservation, research soil science, and wildlife management. It is explained that a bachelor of science degree is generally required for entrance into the field, with specialized course requirements stated for several of the specialties. Training programs are available, both on and off the job, and advancement from within is a policy. Federal employment benefits and work locations are discussed. Addresses of regional offices and experiment stations which have employment jurisdiction in their geographic areas are listed. (PHR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Forest Service (USDA), Washington, DC.