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Career Paths for Ecology and Evolution Majors Clarification of Interests Mammalia family  genus species - Land - Marine - Micro-organism Nature - Botany - Conservation/ Environmental Combinations Studying Internal mechanisms - cellular structure External

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clarification of interests
Clarification of Interests
  • Mammaliafamilygenus species

- Land

- Marine

- Micro-organism

  • Nature

- Botany

- Conservation/ Environmental

  • Combinations
studying
Studying
  • Internal mechanisms

- cellular structure

  • External

- influences on entire system(s)

Environment

  • Laboratory
  • Fieldwork
cluster of skills to use
Cluster of Skills to Use
  • 1st Audience
  • Information & Data
  • Tools, instruments, equipment
  • Ideas and concepts
what kind of ecology jobs are there
What kind of Ecology jobs are there?
  • Colleges/univ.Lecturer/professor
          • Arboretum
          • Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems
          • Environmental Health & Safety
          • Life Lab Science Project
          • Physical Planning & Construction
other work environments
Other Work Environments
  • Private, Consulting and Industry
  • Government
  • NGO
  • Research Facilities
  • Schools
job titles descriptions
Job Titles & Descriptions
  • http://www2.ucsc.edu/careers/student/index.html
    • Go to Majors: Ecology & Evolution
    • Environmental Studies
    • Biology Sciences
  • Slugquest:
    • http://www2.ucsc.edu/careers/jobs/slugquest.html
    • Vault
  • Go to Career Fields: Science
    • Go to Job Search Websites
  • Professional Organizations
examples of other resources
Examples of other resources
  • American Society of Naturalists (http://www.amnat.org/)
  • Ecological Society of America (http://www.esa.org/): jobs, internships,
  • Green Collar (http://www.greencollar.org/): jobs
  • International Society for Reef Studies (http://research2.fit.edu/isrs/): fellowships and links
  • International Society of Arboriculture (http://www.isa-arbor.com/home.aspx): shows career path flowchart, links
  • Society for Conservation Biology (http://www.conbio.org/)
  • Society for Developmental Biology (http://www.sdbonline.org/)
  • Society for Economic Botany (http://www.econbot.org/_welcome_/to_seb.php)
  • Society of Ecological Restoration International (http://www.ser.org/): jobs, internships
  • Society of Range Management (http://www.rangelands.org/): lists entry level positions
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Society of Wetland Scientists (http://www.sws.org/jobs/): jobs, links to jobs
  • Wildlife Society (http://joomla.wildlife.org/)
  • Job Sites:
  • Care2 (http://jobs.care2.com/a/all-jobs/list/q-Ecology): quick links
  • Cyber-Sierra’s Natrural Resources (http://www.cyber-sierra.com/nrjobs/index.html): jobs
  • Dept. of Ecology, State of WA (http://www.ecy.wa.gov/jobs/jobs.html): including Ecology Youth Corp., WA Conservation Corp
  • Earth Island Institute (http://www.earthisland.org/): internships, vol.
  • Earthworks (http://www.earthworks-jobs.com/ecology.htm): global /adv. degrees
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eco.org (http://www.eco.org/)
  • Ejobs (http://www.ejobs.org/)
  • National Wildlife Federation (http://www.nwf.org/playandobserve/): jobs, internships, fellowships
  • Nature Conservatory (http://www.nature.org)
  • Nature Jobs (http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/)
  • Mt. Adams Center (http://mtadamscenter.org/open-positions.cfm): internships in WA
  • Wiser Earth (http://www.wiserearth.org/): jobs, internships
graduate school option
Graduate School Option
  • Why are you interested?
  • What degree will you pursue?
  • What will be your specialized area?
  • What will you do with the degree?
graduate school preparation
Graduate School Preparation
  • Letters of Recommendation - 3
  • Interfolio: housing letters
  • School selections based on

your specialized area – 6

  • Criteria for the selections
  • Exam: GRE, LSAT, MBA
  • Statement
  • Timeline
contact info for an appointment
Contact Info for an appointment
  • April Goral
    • Career Center
      • 305 Bay Tree Building
    • 459-4839
    • asgoral@ucsc.edu