31 August 2008

Advice for students

Do you have any advice for students hoping to become conservation scientists?

Jay Barlow:
You have to realize that there are more qualified people than there are jobs. You should look into what specializations are in short supply and target your education so that you can fill that gap. Don't expect the job to be fun. There is no more rewarding job, but like any job done well, it requires a lot of work and a lot of preparation, training, and education.

From Mongabay.com

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