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Get into groups of 2-3 and make a
list of 10 things you would
consider and base your decision
on before choosing a career
choice/major degree to study in
college….Include why you feel
they are important….10 minutes
Three Steps in Choosing
    an Occupation

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   1. Self-Analysis
 Ability-Capacity to Perform
 Talent- Natural aptitude to do a job

 Physical Make Up- Strength,
  Stamina, Health
 Previous Work Experience

 Interests- Things that hold one’s
 Educational   Aspirations - How
  much education a person
  wants and can obtain
 Attitude and Values- How a
  person sees himself/herself
 Flexibility- Willing to change

 Personality- How other’s sees
  a person’s traits
    2. Studying an Occupation
   Get Information on…
     Nature of Work: Hours,
      location, conditions, etc.
     Educational Requirements:

      Amount, licenses, special
     Demand, pay, benefits,

      opportunity for promotion, job
Thebest way to learn
more about an
occupation is work
3. Make a Decision

 Match oneself with the best
  occupation for the person
 Have a second choice

 Leave opportunities to
  change plans in the future
Sources of Occupational
 Counselors and Career Development
  Coordinators  Mrs. Ayers in Guidance
 Agricultural Education Teachers
    Mrs. Melino
   Parents and relatives
 Persons  working in specific jobs
 Dictionary of Occupational Titles

 Books and pamphlets

 Internet

   Work experiences
Now let’s talk about specific
Educational Requirements

 Scientists   and
    2/3 usually require a
     masters or doctoral
     college degree
Educational Requirements
 About 85% of jobs in agri-
 marketing, merchandising and
 sales representatives that require
 college degrees require a
 baccalaureate degree
 Educational Requirements
     the Dictionary of
 From
 Occupational Titles:
    Most jobs that have
     “laborer, helper, aid,
     attendant, or worker” in
     the title require high
     school diplomas
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Animal Industry Careers
   and Employment
 Scientists, Engineers,
and Related Specialists
 Theseworkers do
 essential research and
 development that improves
 the competitive position of
 the US in world markets
 Animal Scientists
 Biochemists

 Entomologists

 Food Scientists

 Geneticists

 Microbiologists
 Agricultural

 Environmental Engineers

 Food Engineers
Related Specialists
 Nutritionists

 Veterinarians

 Graders   and Inspectors
 Managers and Financial
 Business        Wholesale
  Managers         Managers
                  Economists
 Food Service
  Managers        Financial
 Retail
                  Credit Analysts
Marketing, Merchandising, and
Sales Representatives
 About 1/3 of the projected
 openings for college
 graduates with degrees in
 agriculture are in this area
 Marketing
 Livestock Buyers

 Market Analysts  Grain

 Food Brokers      Merchandisers
                   Sales
                   Technical Service
Marketing Merchandising & Sales

   Livestock Buyer
       work to get the best quality stock at the most
        competitive price for their clients.

       Must have knowledge of breeds
       Have the knowledge to grade and purchase
        quality livestock products. People working for
        large meat companies also employ them to select
        premium animals for processing.
Education, Communication, and
Information Specialists
 Agricultural   Education
 College Faculty
 Extension  Agents
 Public Relations
 Reporters

 Editors
Social Services Professionals

 Dieticians

 Nutrition
 Food Inspectors
Social Services Professionals
   Food Inspector
       Agricultural inspectors make sure that businesses
        comply with federal and state laws and
        regulations that govern the health, quality, and
        safety of meat, poultry, egg products, fruit, and
       They also inspect food- and meat-processing
        plants to ensure that the facilities meet quality
       They strive to protect public health and well-being
        by protecting the public from foodborne illness.
Agricultural Production Specialists
 Farmers

 Ranchers

 Professional   Farm
 Feedlot Managers
Agricultural Specialist Category
   Farm Manager
       Direct and coordinate activities of
        workers engaged in agricultural
           The responsibilities of a farm manager
             Plan the work schedules
             When to plant & sell crops

             What livestock to buy & sell
Some Employers
*pharmaceutical companies
*animal feed companies
*animal shelters
*state/federal government
*environmental agencies
*nature centers
*zoos and aquariums
*state/national parks
Veterinary Medicine – A
veterinarian's responsibilities
include the diagnoses,
treatment, and prevention of
animal diseases.
• A veterinarian may choose
  many careers upon graduation
  ranging from private practice
  to research.
• The salary varies from $30,000
  for the graduate to $70,000+
  for the experienced
Cooperative Extension
Agent –U.S. Department of
Agriculture.(USDA) An
agent's job is to provide new
information to growers,
consumers, producers, and
An extension
agent promotes
the development of home
economics and the
involvement of youth in
agriculture. 4H
Environmental Consultant –
Consultants are needed to
advise and educate the public
as well as the agriculture
industry on
The duties such as waste
management planning,
are the greatest concern in
the environmental science
Animal Breeder – The
professional animal breeder strives
to promote genetic excellence
within a herd. A breeder is
responsible for caring for the
animal from
breeding through
Meat Inspector – A meat
inspector's duty is to work
with the USDA in inspecting
poultry, red meat,
and fish to insure
public health.
The profession strives to
improve slaughtering
practices and handling of
meat, fish, and poultry
•An aquarist has the
fascinating job of getting up
close and personal with a
bunch of cool creatures.
•He or she is in charge of
feeding, treating diseases
and observing the behavior
of animals in any given
aquarium exhibit.
KENNEL WORKERS employed at
boarding kennels, which look after
dogs while their owners are on
holiday. There aref other types of
kennels too: breeding kennels (which
often have just one or two special
Kennel workers keep the
animals healthy and
happy by making sure
they get the right food
and exercise.

 Animal welfare and
 rescue organizations, the
 Armed Forces and places
 that train guide dogs.
Animal Nutritionists
formulate diets for
domestic, companion,
and exhibit animals. They
work with mammals,
birds, and fish.
The diets they create
must be nutritionally
sound, good-tasting, and
economical for the ages and
types of animals that will
follow them.
More Animal Science Careers
   Animal Scientist
   Entomologist
   Artificial Inseminator
   Farmer
   Beekeeper
 More careers
 Small  Animal Veterinarian
 Large Animal Veterinarian

 Exotic Animal Veterinarian
 Zoo Keeper

 Wildlife Rehabilitation
And more
   Animal Behaviorist
   Animal Trainer
   Dog Trainer
   Beekeeper
   Herpetologist

 Marine Biologist
 Dog Groomer

 Fish and Game Warden

 Guide Dog Instructor

 Horse Trainer
    And more…
   Horse Racing Jockey
   Laboratory Animal Science
   Livestock Buyer
   Cattle Breeder
   Marine Mammal Care &
 Pet Shop Operator
 Primatologist

 Farrier

 Agricultural Education Teacher
  (Mrs. Melino)
 Shearer
   Agricultural Extension Agent
   Meat Inspector
   Animal Shelter Operator
   Animal Control Officer
   Veterinary Technician
   Wildlife Biologist
Careers and Finance
  What are some
things you have to
  consider when
   deciding on a
Major: what degree do you
want to pursue?

Agriculture Degrees

   Agriculture Education      Zoology
   Animal Science             Biological & Agricultural
   Crop Science                Engineering
   Entomology                 Plant Biology
   Genetics                   Poultry Science
   Horticulture               Soil Science
   Microbiology               Sociology &
   Biochemistry                Anthropology
                               Food Science
      A degree in Animal Science
NC State                    Cornell University (NY)
NC A&T                      Clemson
Penn State                  University of Delaware
UCONN                       University of Kentucky
Texas A&M                   Virginia Tech
University of Hawaii        University of Maryland
University of Denver (CO)   Rutgers (NJ)
Tennessee State             Purdue (IN)
  University                University of Florida
University of New
  Hampshire                 plus many more…
Ohio State
Some good places to start

   www.collegeboard.com

       http://collegesearch.collegeboard.com/search/inde
       http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_car
$ Money $
How are you going to pay for college?
 Student Loans

 Scholarships (based on grades & experience)

 Work while in school

Average private four-year college: $25,143
Average public four-year college: $6,585
                The Payoff
   Those with a bachelor's degree earn over 60
    percent more than those with only a high
    school diploma? Over a lifetime, the gap in
    earning potential between a high school
    diploma and a B.A. is more than
   In other words, whatever sacrifices you make
    for your college education in the short term
    are more than repaid in the long term.
 Avg.High school GPA
  admitted: 4.05
 28% will graduate in four years!

 NCSU Vet School

  144 students accepted each year
  24 are out of state

  Very Competitive
   Research an Animal Science Career
     Write a 1 page profile about the career

      based on research. Things to include are:
        Education & Experience required
        Expected Salary
        Skills needed
        Work environment
        Advantages of the career
        Disadvantages of the career

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