By: Alex Amaya
Education and Experience Requirements
You need a least a bachelor's degree to become a Wildlife Biologist.For higher investigative work you will need a masters degree. A Ph. D is necessary for independent research purposes and need to be familiar with computer programming.
Employment for Wildlife Biologist is projected to increase by 4% from the year 2014 to 2024.
Advantages and Diadvantages
Advantage - Wildlife Biologist love nature and helping conserve the wildlife
Disadvantage - They sometimes hate working and remote locations and traveling a lot.
Ways to advance as a Wildlife Biologist
Wildlife Biologist get greater responsibility and independence as they gain experience in their job. With a Ph. D, biologist usually lead independent research projects.
Tasks That are Involved in This Career
- Monitor and manage wildlife populations and invasive plants and animals
- Write research papers and reports on their findings
- Collect biological data for analysis
- Analyze the influence that humans have on the wildlife
Where you would work at
Wildlife Biologist work in offices, laboratories, and the outdoors. It depends on their interest if they want be in the field a lot gathering information or be in a office or laboratory . They work in both warm or cold climates and in any kind of weather.