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skybutton in Blacksburg, Virginia

Where do things stand with the massive U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hiring initiative?

Hi all, A few months ago there was a huge federal hiring push by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. I'm sure many of us applied to at least one...

lsroberts2 in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 3 months ago

Wildlife biology as a career? - 203 Replies

I am a junior in highschool, I am interested in wildlife biology. Any info on recommended colleges would be helpful.

Jennifer220 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Updated 6 months ago

Am I too old to start my way to becoming a wildlife biologist? - 6 Replies

Hi there! I have been working in the medical field for the past 6 years and I'm wanting to change career. My passion for wildlife and the outdoors...

WildBio3 in Pennsylvania

Updated 12 months ago

Advice for Growing a Career in Wildlife Biology - pt. 1 - 4 Replies

Hello all! This is a wonderful forum and it is great to see so many professionals offering advice and tips - thank you to all who have shared their...

Anon E Moose in Auburn, Alabama

Need career advice

First time posting on this site! Bear with me... I am a Junior majoring in Animal Sciences. I started with the pre-vet option but have recently...

Maddiez in Acworth, Georgia

How to become a wildlife biologist?

I've recently decided I'd like to be a wildlife biologist. Seems like a exciting and rewarding career but I have no idea where to start. Any advice?

koreanbeefcake in Huntsville, Alabama

Updated 26 months ago

Is Wildlife biology a good field if i want to travel and can it lead to a teaching job? - 1 Reply

If i wanted to try and get seasonal work around the world would this be a good field? Im 19 in community college and i want a job that allows me to...

Geemin in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Wildlife Science looking to become Wildlife Biologist

I am a senior in highschool attending University of Delaware for Wildlife Science next fall. As I have done more research into career options, I have...

MontanaWildlife in Montana

Updated 29 months ago

Tips for Seasonal Wildlife Job Seekers - 3 Replies

It's that time of year again when we spend days and weeks poring over resumes and calling aspiring wildlife employees in our quest to fill our...

melinelm in Minnesota

Updated 31 months ago

Starting out in wildlife biology? - 4 Replies

Hello! I am currently I am only a junior in high school. I come from a very small "town" up in northern Minnesota (near the Boundary Waters Canoe...

MontanaWildlife in Montana

Updated 32 months ago

Questions about starting out working in Wildlife Biology - 1 Reply

Hello all, I am currently thinking of going back to school to get a degree in Wildlife Biology. I love the idea of working with animals and learning...

Colin in Rocky River, Ohio

Updated 52 months ago

zoology - 4 Replies

Hi, I am a grade ten student doing a report on my career choice. I have to include an interview with someone already working in this field-...

2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 52 months ago

Wildlife Management - 4 Replies

Hello, I am a senior in college in the major of Wildlife Management and I am worried about what steps to take in securing a job by the time I...

EastBayBiologist in Oakland, California

Updated 62 months ago

What are my chances at a graduate program in wildlife biology? Is a second bachelors degree necessary? - 1 Reply

Hi Everyone! I'm pretty dead set at pursing a career in wildlife biology. I'm just wrapping up my undergraduate degree in biology at a decently "...

MontanaWildlife in Bozeman, Montana

Updated 65 months ago

MS opportunities - 3 Replies

Hi I received my bs in wildlife science and am about to get my ms in biology. I have done some internships etc... With usfws between degrees but...

Gone_Fishin in Des Moines, Iowa

Updated 65 months ago

Wildlife Resume - 1 Reply

I have been trying to get a entry level job related to wildlife. But no one seems to be contacting me back. Does anyone have any tips on how to make...

SarahF in Albany, California

Updated 65 months ago

Wildlife Biology Career Path - 3 Replies

Hi, I am a senior in high school. I would LOVE to pursue a path as a wildlife biologist, but there is more to it than I know of. For example I wanted...

Megan in Albany, Oregon

Updated 68 months ago

Single mom as a Wildlife Biologist? - 3 Replies

Hi! I just wanted to find out if anyone could comment on being a Wildlife Biologist as a parent. I have four young children, with my youngest...

kymossyoak in Louisville, Kentucky

Wildlife Jobs Kentucky

I have been looking for any wildlife related job that I can find in Kentucky. But I haven't been very successful in finding anything. I have tried...

Megan in Pasadena, California

Updated 82 months ago

Top wildlife biologist skills needed to get the job. - 12 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every wildlife biologist must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your wildlife...

QJessicaQ in Columbia, South Carolina

Questions for a Zoologist/Wildlife Biologist

Could you possibly give me your name and where you work as well? You can e-mail me that information if you don't want to leave that information...

tonya in Durham, North Carolina


how much do you make a month?im very interested im becoming one.

Dylan in Phoenix, Arizona

Wildlife Biology - Large Mammals

I have been long interested in working with lagre mammals and job opportunities involving large mammals, however i dont know the first place to start...

jordan brown in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Updated 102 months ago

Biologist interview - 2 Replies

Hi. My name is Rudy Chandler and I am doing a report on Biology. Do you enjoy you work as a biologist? Is math an important for your job? What do you...

Emily in Springfield, Missouri

Updated 104 months ago

wildlife biologist job openings - 2 Replies

How many wildlife biologist job openings are in Wisconsin?

chello in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Wildlife Biologist Interview

Im a sophomore in High School, and I have to interview a wildlife biologist for my career developement class(: if you are interested I need to be...

AS in Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Realistic - career change

How competitive is the field? I will be 40 when done with school & would like to know what to expect. I read the boards, have seen what is out there...

mituvns in Satellite Provider

Updated 108 months ago

wildlife biology - 1 Reply

i have a science job project and have picked to be a wildlife biologist, are there any that i may interview, perhaps

ghhg in Rockdale, Texas


how many hours do you have to have to be a wildlife biologist?

adonis in Australia

Updated 114 months ago

Getting to know Biologist around the world - 20 Replies

Hi. I am a Singapore student taking Biotechnology. I would like to know more people (scientist) who are specialized in any Biology area.

Wingedfeet in Gainesville, Florida

Could someone help with answering a few questions about their biology related job?

I would very much appreciate it ! :) I need to ask someone who's in a bio-related job a few question about their job, and write a report about...

Victoria Berry in North East, Maryland

Updated 119 months ago

I want to be a Wildlife Biologist... - 1 Reply

I've been decided for a long time that I would like to be a Wildlife Biologist, and now that I'm a junior in high school, I've started looking for...

Steve Emerson in Los Angeles, California

Updated 120 months ago

I would like to become a wildlife biologist & I am looking for a good school. - 4 Replies

I am a Junior in highschool, but I would like to recieve information on college early. I am looking for a good college or technical school on...

Mr Wilson in Norland, Ontario

Updated 121 months ago

Great new blog for careers in the outdoors - 1 Reply

I have started a blog dedicated to those seeking employment in the wildlife or the outdoor industry. Take a minute to check it out at...

Everleigh in Burlington, Ontario

Fleming college

I am taking the Fish and Wildlife tech program in the fall...which is located in the Sue Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada. I am very exicted about it. ...

spitaxe in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Updated 125 months ago

Wildlife research/ conservation - 5 Replies

I am going to recieve my Ph.D. in physiology this spring. My passion is wildlife conservation, not biomedicine, which I unfortunately realized after...

hi! in Elgin, Illinois

Updated 125 months ago

wildlife biologist questions - 1 Reply

What is your job like? What do you do in a day? What made you choose this job? What kind of training do you need? What are your...

cupressiana in Marlboro, New Jersey

Have a BA already, but want to work in the field of Wildlife Conservation!

Hi everyone. I graduated in 2007 from Rutgers University with a BA in Communications, but as time passed I realized that this field wasn't of...

endangeredfwc in Florida

Endangered Species: Florida Blackbear

Did some research on the Florida Blackbear to see if anyone had any encounters with them? Anyone? Here's some info I have so far on the...

WildlifeGuy in Mt. Washington, Kentucky

US Colleges Offering Wildlife Degrees

Found this potentially helpful link to a list of US colleges that offer wildlife degrees. I'm not sure how current it is, but its a good starting...

WildlifeGuy in Mt. Washington, Kentucky

Updated 127 months ago

Wildlife Biology - 1 Reply

I love the outdoors and I have exceptional people skills. I have always dreamed of becoming a wildlife biologist. Now I am 30 years old and pursuing...

Porsha in Chicago, Illinois

What do wildlife biologists do?

I need to ask you question what do wildlife biologist do?

wowwwwwww in Des Moines, Iowa



Eric in Little Rock, Arkansas

Updated 140 months ago

What are typical wildlife biologist salaries? - 1 Reply

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...


Tips for wildlife biologist interviews.

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming wildlife biologist interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?


What do you enjoy most about your wildlife biologist career?

What do you enjoy most about being a wildlife biologist? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn...


Getting a wildlife biologist job.

How did you get your start doing wildlife biologist work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...


Are wildlife biologist job opportunities growing or declining?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most wildlife...


What are the best wildlife biologist qualifications and training to get ahead?

What is the best training for becoming a wildlife biologist? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

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