Animals & Plants
Factors to consider when thinking about a career with Animals and Plants:
- diverse range of career areas belonging to the environmental and land-based industries, represented by Lantra Sector Skills Council.
- graduates from many backgrounds enter this sector in a variety of ways.
- the majority of readers looking at this section, however, will likely be Bioscience, Earth or Chemistry students.
- working with plants offers a range of opportunities such as Horticultural Consultant, Plant Breeder/Geneticist and Soil Scientist.
- the animal care industry generally covers the health, welfare, handling supervision and husbandry of animals.
- job titles may include: zoo keeper, inspector, uniformed forces dog trainer, animal technologist, manager of zoos or wildlife establishments, safari park ranger or dog warden.
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