Can I pursue a career in wildlife biology if I'm majoring in environmental biology?
I love to work with wildlife and want to work at a state park as a wildlife biologist or naturalist after I graduate but my college doesn't have w wildlife biology major. I'm a Sophomore and completing an environmental biology degree and worried my career options are limited. #career #biology #major-advice
The most important thing for you to consider first is this something that is matching with your personality traits. Getting to know yourself better to determine this is an essential first step. Also, through talking with people in these areas, you will be able to see what they do, how they got there, and what advice and suggestions that they have for you to determine the right decision to make for you.
Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to people involved in various career opportunities is very important in your decision making process. During my many years in Human Resources and College Recruiting, I ran across too many students who had skipped this very important step and ended up in a job situation which for which they were not well suited. Selecting a career area is like buying a pair of shoes. First you have to be properly fitted for the correct size, and then you need to try on and walk in the various shoe options to determine which is fits the best and is most comfortable for you to wear. Following are some important steps which I developed during my career which have been helpful to many .
Ken recommends the following next steps: