A Collection of Articles About Becoming An Ecologist
If you’re interested in nature, like working outside, and studying how organisms interact together or on their own, then a career as an ecologist is an option worth looking into.
This page contains an abundance of resources that will give you an overview of a career as an ecologist. Take the time to go through the resources included below as your first step in researching this career. Even spending a couple of hours going through these resources will give you a strong overview of what this career is all about.
Some of the duties you may be required to perform include:
- Preforming environmental site assessments
- Performing habitat evaluations
- Collecting specimens for research
- Monitoring erosion control
- Collecting data and creating reports
- Conducting scientific investigations
- Classifying plants, animals and other organisms
- More In the resources that follow
With any career, you’re considering, it’s always a great idea to shadow or interview someone that’s already in the field. If you can find an ecologist that will allow you to shadow them or interview them will give you a lot of insights and answers to questions you may have about this career.
If you are successful in finding someone make sure you prepare so that you get the most out of the time you spend with them and when you’re prepared you won’t be wasting their time.