Learn how to start a career in Environment and Wildlife Conservation


Wildlife is an essential part of the Ecosystem and is a treasure to any country. Hence it is very important to protect and preserve the wildlife of our country for the future and for a better and balanced ecosystem. Several Organizations are set up to preserve wildlife thereby creating more career opportunities in this field. Some of the courses for candidates interested in pursuing a career in wildlife are:

  • Diploma courses dealing with the study of wildlife heath and Zoo management
  • Graduate courses in forestry
  • Post Graduate courses in Wildlife sciences and forestry
  • Doctorate courses in forestry and wildlife

Wildlife Course content includes a variety of topics such as

  • Conservation of nature and wildlife
  • Identification of pug marks of animals and birds
  • Conservation projects
  • Assignments and Field work
  • Forensic Sciences .etc

Eligibility for these courses varies in many institutes across the world but a common criterion includes good grades in school with science and biology as main subjects of study. Some of the Possible Wildlife Career Opportunities are:

  • Veterinarian
  • Zoo keeper
  • Veterinary technician
  • Biologist dealing with wildlife conservation
  • Pet therapist
  • Forest or wildlife officers
  • Professors in wildlife Institutes
  • Wildlife photographer
  • Ecologist
  • Zoologist
  • Aquarist
  • Educator in environment and wildlife

Some of the Employment areas in this field include:

  • Being a volunteer in a wildlife Ngo
  • Working with the forest department
  • Being employed in Zoo, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries
  • ¬†Working as a Research personnel in reputed wildlife institutes
  • Being employed in Wildlife conservation organizations

With the environment and forests depleting, it is necessary for interested candidates to come forward and pursue some of the possible Wildlife Career Opportunities to help conserve the forests and wildlife for a better world.

By Bala M


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