- CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- SKILL SET
- ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
There is an alarming state in the world with the increasing extinction of animals which would have an adverse impact on the environment. Wildlife conservation is the need of the hour, which is concerned with studying and protection of the animals and their habitat, and those students who are passionate about animals they can pursue with this career and conserve wildlife.
This career is tailor-made for the individuals who are passionate about animals, would want to study and protect them. The career opportunities in the field of wildlife conservation are prevalent in the Government agencies, NGOs, academics, wildlife photography, writing journals and so on. The students of wildlife conservation study about survey and research of biodiversity, conservation plans, history, environmental law etc. The job of wildlife conserver involves working to save the environment and animals as well, therefore it involves research work, development of plans for their conservation, spreading awareness etc. Working with an NGO and organizations, gaining experience from there will be advantageous for your profile.
- Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences
- Bachelors degree in Veterinary Science/ agriculture/forestry/ Environmental Sciences/Zoology/Botany
- Masters degree in Wildlife Conservation
- Wildlife Biologist
- Wildlife educator
- Government agencies
- Public Educator and outreach specialist
- Non-governmental organization
- GIS Specialists
- Communication and Public Relations Specialist
|The Wildlife Institute of India||Dehradun|
|The National Centre of Biological Science||Bangalore|
|University of Kota||Kota|
|Mount Carmel College||Benguluru|
|Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University||Chennai|
|University of Delhi (Multiple Colleges)||Delhi|
- Enthusiastic, passionate and committed
- Confident and able to use hand and power tools when necessary
- An understanding of health and safety when working with tools or undertaking practical works
- A positive and friendly approach
- A willingness to learn, develop and undertake training
- Wildlife conservationists pay close attention to the habitat of the animals, making sure that the habitat is secure so that the animals are safe.
- Wildlife Conservers also attend to imparting information to the public about the ways in which the wildlife can be protected.
- Being a wildlife conserver also involves analysing and making policies with the main aim of securing wildlife.
- The job role of Wildlife conserver is not only restricted to books and theories but also involves field visits to the areas where animals are located in order to study and provide them with proper aid in terms of the environment.