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Patricia U.

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Buffalo Grove, IL
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Working in wildlife conservation and research, I want to promote/stabilize endangered and threatened populations.

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Patricia U. Aug 13, 2018 119 views

What are some ways to gain teaching experience in college in preparation of graduate school?

Hello. After hearing teaching experience could be important for applying to graduate school, what are some ways to gain experience in college besides tutoring in the tutor center? I have had some experience leading/assisting with children's crafts and group tours/presentations of 30...

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Patricia U. Aug 13, 2018 170 views

What college clubs would benefit a wildlife biology career?

I will be transferring to a four-year school this month and hope to participate in clubs. There is a bee keeper club, herpetology, and organic farming, that I know of so far. While not being sure what activities are done in each, what should I look for if I wanted something that would look...

#college-clubs #wildlife-biology

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Patricia U. Aug 13, 2018 162 views

How to approach Professor about research?

Hello. I'm a wildlife biology major transferring to a four-year school. One of the professors does research, and after inquiring about a Special Topics in biology class, found he organizes wildlife monitoring/research with snakes, amphibians, and small mammals. While I do not need anymore...

#undergraduate-research-experience #wildlife-biology

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Patricia U. Aug 13, 2018 204 views

How to approach Professors about research opportunities?

Hello. I'm a wildlife biology major transferring to a four-year school. One of the professors does research, and after inquiring about a Special Topics in biology class, found he organizes wildlife monitoring/research with snakes, amphibians, and small mammals. While I do not need anymore...

#undergraduate-research-experience #wildlife-biology

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Patricia U. Jun 10, 2018 332 views

How to propose to professor ready for research?

Next semester I am transferring to a new school as a junior. After e-mailing two professors about an independent research class, one e-mailed back mentioning that while I have a lot of research experience, students in their first semester are not normally approved to do independent research and...

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Patricia U. Jun 10, 2018 259 views

Wildlife Biology or Wildlife Biology with a concentration in Wildlife Rehabilitation?

Next year, I will be transferring to a school and pursuing a Wildlife Biology Bachelor's degree. Originally, the Wildlife Biology degree with a concentration in Wildlife Rehabilitation interested me because I thought the rehabilitation concentration would provide increased skills. My career...

#conservation #veterinary #ecology #biology

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Patricia U. May 30, 2018 144 views

How to find volunteer work that promotes gaining skills for wildlife conservation and research career?

In the last year, I have volunteered anywhere I can: local forest preserves with prescribed burns, invasive plant control, promotion of native plants, and weed scouting and a wildlife center educating the public about conservation challenges, introducing guests to resident animals, and caring...

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Patricia U. May 30, 2018 185 views

What is the best way to stay in contact with previous mentors or intern/volunteer supervisors?

After my last internship, a colleague asked me to stay in touch. Thank you!...

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