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Career Analysis- Marine Biologist

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Hannah Clayton

on 30 April 2010

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Transcript of Career Analysis- Marine Biologist

What are the job responsibilities? They study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife of the marine environment. What education is required for this career? The courses you should take are biology, zoology, chemistry, physics, biometrics, mathematics, and statistics. A bachelors or masters degree and PhD are usually required in this career. What colleges offer the major or certification program needed for this career? Colleges in Florida:
1. Barry University
2. Chapman School of Seamanship
3. Eckerd College
4. Florida Atlantic University
5. Florida Institute of Technology
6. Florida State University
7. Nova Southeastern University
8. Palm Beach Atlantic College
9. Quality Maritime Training, LLC
10. University of Miami
11. University of South Florida
12. University of Tampa What’s the salary range for this career? Average salary is between 40,000 to 70,000 dollars. What's the future for this career in 10 years? The application of sound an science and aggressive conservation will ensure that this is truly what the futire holds. Increased understanding of the ocean and marine life and educating the planet will help cultivate a sea ethic and ensure a sustainable future for the ocean. They hope to see the ocean improving and marine life safe from harm; they want to see the population of marine life grow. Where in the U.S. and in the world will this career most likely be in the highest demand in the future? They hope to see changes in the oceans by getting people involved. The highest demand will most likely be all around the world for people who are interested in helping our oceans. What type of computer applications are they developing or using on a daily basis? They are developing vaccines to help the population of fish grow. The technology they use are computers, submarines, boats, and researching tools. Who are the customers that this career deals with? By: Hannah Clayton Marine Biologist How do people in this career work with other businesses? (B2B) They have many conservations around the world that work with different marine life and oceans. Link:
http://marinebio.org/Oceans/Conservation/organizations_species.asp#8 What problems most often need to be solved in this career? People seem to take advantage of oceans, they pollute and trash them. People are now beginning to realize that they are hurting marine life and the ocean itself. Marine Biologists and scientists are trying to help the ocean and its creatures living in it. Most of our food comes from oceans, more than 90 million fish are caught each year by fisherman. The ocean provides the majority of our oxygen and rain itself. It is home to many marine life even some unnamed, undiscovered species. How is math used in this career? Marine Biology is a scientific career that requires a lot of mathmatical and scientific knowledge. They have to know the distance marine life comes from or the size of the animal. They need to know formulas and units of measure and metric. What type of written and verbal skills are important in:
1. Working in teams: You work with other marine biologists whether its in a lab doing reserach or under water. You also work with other conservations/organizations. You need to be able to talk to eachother, be polite, and work together.
2. Dealing with customers: Be polite, use manners, and find out what they need you to do.
They are often asked to serve on public committees, especially related to enviromental matters. They often give public lectures. Pictures!
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