Careers in Wildlife: Advice on Getting Your First Wildlife Job

Careers in wildlife can take you around the world or have you working close to home. For some the career path to working with wildlife started when they were young and felt a connection to animals and nature. For others, … Continue reading

How High School Students Can Start Their Career with Wildlife or in Conservation

It’s true that most jobs require experience and education to get started in this field. And because of hazards on the job, employment and volunteer opportunities maybe restricted to those over the age of 18. However, if you have a … Continue reading

Jobs You Can Get With a Biology Degree

Biology, the science of life, involves studying the function, growth, and structure of living organisms.  It is a diverse field that includes the study of animals, plants, bacteria, fungi, and other organisms.  Biology is also concerned with cells, genes, medicine, … Continue reading

Exotic Animal/Wildlife Veterinary Technician Job Description

What is a Wildlife Veterinary Technician? Just as in pet veterinary medicine, veterinary technicians that specialize as the animal’s nurse and assistant to the veterinarian. With a specialty in wildlife, veterinary technicians work with wild animals often in zoos, aquariums, … Continue reading

Wildlife Veterinarian Job Description

Jobs for veterinarians range from taking care of dogs and cats in a pet clinic to diagnosing and treating giraffes, harpy eagles, and anacondas in a zoo. Wildlife veterinarians specialize in exotic animal medicine, which presents a unique set of … Continue reading

Wild Animal Trainer Job Description

Training wild animals has many benefits for the animal. A well-trained wild animal forms a close bond and develops communication with its trainer. This bond, communication, and challenge it gives the animal all help to enrich its life. Husbandry training, … Continue reading

The Other Skills Needed for Jobs in Wildlife

Some skills you need may seem obvious if you are seeking jobs in wildlife.  Such a career requires education and experience in cleaning cages, animal handling, wild animal nutrition, veterinary medicine, and enclosure construction and maintenance. If your work involves … Continue reading