Planning A Career In Environmental Science? This Is What You'll Need
As today’s world continues to evolve, the need for more science professionals are at a constant rise to help understand the changing needs of our time. One of the many fields that seem to become in demand at present are careers in environmental science. If one decides to foray into this field, he will have the opportunity to work from home or travel to places every year. But nevertheless, careers in environmental science will become one of the most lucrative jobs in the near future, not because of the potentially-big salary, but with the importance of their role in understanding climate change.
This job covers different events such as desk work, field observation and environmental science. The can also explore environmental policies, management and planning for local government units which mostly need research intensive work. On the other hand, environmental lawyers can use their legislative skills to defend the causes of the environment and pursue forces which intentionally rob our natural resources of its wealth.
Environmental Science also added that those interested to flourish their careers in this field can also become wildlife managers, horticulturists and zoologists. Also, there is also a projection of attaining a higher demand for oceanologists, meteorologists and ecologist who are very much needed in private companies, government agencies and other related institutions.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for environmental scientists is $67,460 per year (2015 rate) or $32.43 per hour. They are required to attain a bachelor’s degree for entry-level. No work experience in a related occupation or on-the-job training is required for these jobs. More than two years ago, about 94,600 were employed for environmental science-related jobs.
Last February 11, during the celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the United Nations encouraged more women to foray into science. They also released a data which reveals that less women are graduating with life science degrees in developing countries. On the other hand, there is an increase of women in engineering and computer science in progressive nations.
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