Animal Science 1 Careers Review
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A. Scientists, Engineers, and Related Specialists
B. Managers and Financial Specialists
C. Marketing, Merchandising, and Sales Representatives-
D. Education, Communication, and Information Specialists-
E. Social Services Professionals
F. Agricultural Production Specialists-
What are Scientists, Engineers, and Related Specialists?
They perform research to improve the competitive position of agriculture in the United States.
What are examples of Scientists, Engineers, and Related Specialists careers?
Animal scientist, biochemist, entomologist, food scientist, geneticist, microbiologist.
Agricultural engineer environmental engineer, food engineer.
What do Scientists, Engineers, and Related Specialists do?
These workers do essential research and development that improves the competitive position of the United States in world markets.
What do Managers and Financial Specialists do?
They use human relation and communication skills to provide guidance within an agriculture business.
What are examples of Managers and Financial Specialists careers?
Business manager, food service manager, retail manager, wholesale manager.
Economist, financial analyst, credit analyst.
What do Marketing, Merchandising, and Sales Representatives?
They use communication and technology skills to trade agriculture products.
What are examples of Marketing, Merchandising, and Sales Representatives careers?
Marketing manager, livestock buyer, market analyst.
Food broker, grain merchandiser.
Sales representative, technical service representative.
About one-third of the projected openings for college graduates with degrees in agriculture are in which occupational category?
Marketing, Merchandising, and Sales Representatives
About ________ of the projected openings for college graduates with degrees in agriculture are in this Marketing, Merchandising, and Sales Representatives.
What do Education, Communication, and Information Specialists do?
They use communication skills to share information about agriculture.
What are examples of Education, Communication, and Information Specialists careers?
Agriculture education teacher, college faculty member, extension agent.
Public relations specialist, reporter, editor.
What do Social Services Professionals do?
They use communication skills and technical expertise to provide information about agriculture.
Social Services Professionals
Dietician, nutrition counselor.
What do Agricultural Production Specialists do?
They use technical skills to produce agriculture products.
What are examples of Agricultural Production Specialists careers?
Professional farm manager, feedlot manager.
Three Steps in Choosing an Occupation
1 Self Analysis
2 Study an Occupation
3 Make a Decision
Physical Make Up
Attitudes and Values
capacity to perform.
natural aptitude to do a job.
strength, stamina, health.
work done in the past.
things that hold one's attention.
how much education a person wants and can obtain.
Attitude and values-
how a person sees himself or herself.
willing to change.
how others see a person's traits.
Study an Occupation-
Things you have to look at when studying an occupation:
Nature of the work, Educational requirements, Demand, pay, benefits, opportunity for promotion, job security, work experience
Sources of Occupational Information
A. Counselors and career development coordinators
B. Agriculture education teachers..
C. Parents and relatives.
D. Persons working in specific jobs.
E. Dictionary of Occupational titles-
F. Books and pamphlets.
G. Internet sites.
H. Work experiences.
Dictionary of Occupational titles-
provides descriptions of more than 20,000 jobs in the United States.
Scientists and engineers usually require:
masters or doctoral college degrees.
About ____% of the jobs in agricultural marketing, merchandising and sales representatives that require college degrees require baccalaureate degrees.
Most jobs that have "laborer, helper, aide, attendant or worker" in the title require ____________.
high school diplomas.
About 85% of the jobs in agricultural marketing, merchandising and sales representatives that require college degrees require __________ degrees.