ERIC Number: ED308072
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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Opportunities in Marine and Maritime Careers.
Heitzmann, Wm. Ray
This book describes careers related to the sea. The following chapters are included: (1) "The World of Water"; (2) "Cruise Ship Careers"; (3) "Oceanography and the Marine Sciences"; (4) "Fishing"; (5) "Commerical Diving"; (6) "Maritime Transportation"; (7) "Shipbuilding"; (8) "Military Careers Afloat"; (9) "Miscellaneous Marine and Maritime Careers" (including pilot, women afloat, admiralty law, marine engine mechanic, bait and fishing shop owner or employee, museum careers, baitfish catcher, marine insurance careers, seafood processing and marketing, marine archaeology, and ship restoration); and (10) "Getting Your Feet Wet." In each chapter the requirements, typical careers, job outlook, and directory of information sources are described. Appendices provide a list of suggested readings and naval and maritime museums throughout the United States. (YP)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Marine Education, Marine Technicians, Maritime Education, Museums, Science Careers, Scientific Personnel, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science
VGM career Horizons, Division of National Textbook Company, 4255 W. Touhy Avenue, Lincolnwood, IL 60646 ($11.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Students; Teachers; Parents; Counselors; Practitioners
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