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What Can I Do With a Major in Fish and Wildlife Management?

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What Can I Do With a Degree in Fish and Wildlife Management?

A wide variety of positions requiring the application of ecological principles are available, though the title might not include "ecologist." Some of these job titles include: consultant, planner, analyst, program manager, education coordinator, computer programmer, lobbyist and lawyer.

Most professional positions in ecology and fish and wildlife require an M.S. or Ph.D. The undergraduate program at MSU is designed to prepare students for graduate study, while allowing the flexibility to develop an area of specialization, or to study a broad range of disciplines related to ecology.

Non-government organizations

  • Program Scientist
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Intern

Colleges, universities and research institutions

  • Field/Research Technician
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Research Assistant

Private consulting and industry

  • Field/Research Technician
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Research Assistant

Government

  • Park Naturalist
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Fisheries Biologist
  • Research Assistant 

Schools

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Outdoor Educator
  • K-12 Teacher


Rutgers University Career Services: Career Opportunities for Majors in Biological Sciences

Rutgers University Career Services: Career Opportunities for Majors in Ecology