Careers. Get into groups of 2-3 and make a list of 10 things you would consider and base your decision on before choosing a career choice/major degree to study in college….Include why you feel they are important….10 minutes. Three Steps in Choosing an Occupation. p. 25. 1. Self-Analysis.
Get into groups of 2-3 and make a list of 10 things you would consider and base your decision on before choosing a career choice/major degree to study in college….Include why you feel they are important….10 minutes
Attitude and Values- How a person sees himself/herself
Flexibility- Willing to change
Personality- How other’s sees a person’s traits
Dictionary ofOccupational Titles
Books and pamphlets
Technical Service Representatives
*animal feed companies *animal shelters *state/federal government *colleges/universities
*laboratories *environmental agencies *nature centers *zoos and aquariums *farms *state/national parks
Veterinary Medicine – A veterinarian's responsibilities include the diagnoses, treatment, and prevention of animal diseases.
A veterinarian may choose many careers upon graduation ranging from private practice to research.
Cooperative Extension Agent –U.S. Department of Agriculture.(USDA) An agent's job is to provide new information to growers, consumers, producers, and families.
An extension agent promotes the development of home economics and the involvement of youth in agriculture. 4H
Environmental Consultant –Consultants are needed to advise and educate the public as well as the agriculture industry on environmental concerns.
The duties such as waste management planning, are the greatest concern in the environmental science industry.
Animal Breeder – The professional animal breeder strives to promote genetic excellence within a herd. A breeder is responsible for caring for the animal from breeding through birth.
Meat Inspector – A meat inspector's duty is to work with the USDA in inspecting poultry, red meat, and fish to insure public health.
The profession strives to improve slaughtering practices and handling of meat, fish, and poultry
KENNEL WORKERS employed at boarding kennels, which look after dogs while their owners are on holiday. There aref other types of kennels too: breeding kennels (which often have just one or two special breeds)
Kennel workers keep the animals healthy and happy by making sure they get the right food and exercise.
Animal welfare and rescue organizations, the Armed Forces and places that train guide dogs.
formulate diets for domestic, companion, and exhibit animals. They work with mammals, birds, and fish.
The diets they create must be nutritionally sound, good-tasting, and economical for the ages and types of animals that will follow them.
University of Hawaii
University of Denver (CO)
Tennessee State University
University of New Hampshire
Cornell University (NY)
University of Delaware
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland
University of Florida
plus many more…A degree in Animal Science
How are you going to pay for college?
Average private four-year college: $25,143
Average public four-year college: $6,585