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Compiled by the acknowledged leaders in environmental career information, The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century is a completely revised and updated edition of what has become the standard reference on the subject. Organized for ease of use and fully updated to reflect ongoing changes in environmental fields, it is the most comprehensive and reliable resource available for anyone seeking information about environmental career opportunities and how to get started in one. The book presents: a thorough consideration of environmental trends for the 21st century and the likely impact of those trends on future career opportunities an overview of environmental professions including a statistical review of the private sector environmental industry, state and local government, federal government, academia, and nonprofits valuable tips on career search strategies along with information about education, volunteering, and internships case studies of representative work and individual profiles that give readers an up-close and personal look at a variety of environmental professionals, what they really do, and how they arrived at their current positions resources for further information including more than 100 of the top web sites for the environmental career seeke.

Chapters examine the entire spectrum of career fields, with each chapter providing an "at a glance" summary of the field; discussion of history and background along with current issues and trends; examination of specific career opportunities and the educational requirements for each; salary ranges by type of employer, level of experience, and responsibility; and an extensive list of resources for further information. Fields profiled include: planning, education and communications, energy management and conservation, fisheries and wildlife management, forestry, land and water conservation, and others.

Written at a broad introductory level, The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century provides an informative and inspirational starting place from which to learn more about specific fields. For recent college graduates, students, volunteers, librarians, career counselors, or anyone interested in working to protect the environment, it is an essential reference.

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pt. 1.Environmental career and education overview --pt. 2.Planners, educators, and communicators --pt. 3.Environmental protection and energy --pt. 4.Natural resource management.

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nelsonkm, August 24, 2009 (view all comments by nelsonkm)
An excellent resource for anyone interested in this amazing and rewarding career.
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rishikamals, September 14, 2008 (view all comments by rishikamals)
The book sounds to be excellent book , but I have rated the book 3 reasonbeing it can have a better title like Re-Engineer your careers with 21st century...Just a thought.
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Environmental Careers Organization
Doyle, Kevin
Environmental Careers Organization
Doyle, Kevin
Island Press
Washington, D.C. :
Environmental Science
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Vocational Guidance
Engineering - Environmental
Environmental sciences
Environmental economics
Environmental sciences -- Vocational guidance.
Careers - General
Environmental Engineering & Technology
Environmental - General
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