ERIC Number: ED166056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Marine Related Occupations: A Primer for High School Students. Insight 7.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Sea Grant Advisory Service.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Cooperative Extension Service.
This publication is divided into five parts. The first part provides the aims and objectives of the booklet. These include assisting high school students to discover the career opportunities in marine-related occupations and to prepare for some of the jobs listed in the booklet. Section two contains resource information: publications, organizations, and state resources. In section three, examples of scientific jobs available are described. These are divided into biological, chemical, geological, physical, environmental, and general. Professional Careers are listed in section four. These include careers requiring a college degree: Government Related, Environmental Affairs, Armed Services and Related Organizations, Consultation and Education, Engineering, Business and Industry, and General. Technical careers are treated in section five. Listed are Boat Building and Repair, Sales, Marine Construction and Maintenance, Commercial Fishing, Marine Recreation, and Maritime Operations. (MA)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Opportunities, High School Students, Marine Biology, Marine Technicians, Occupational Information, Ocean Engineering, Oceanography, Science Careers
New York Sea Grant Advisory Service, Fernow Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 (free)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Sea Grant Advisory Service.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Cooperative Extension Service.