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Cool Careers for Girls with Animals (Cool Careers for Girls)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 043918018X, Paperback)How to be cool now AND when you grow up: Explore a career in animals!Animals play a major role in the lives of many people. Not only are they treasured companions, they also provide entertainment, exercise, and the solution to health problems faced by many people.Do you like playing with animals? Do you like learning more about animals - taking care of them or spending time with them?Can you imagine yourself one day seeking a challenging, rewarding job that involves animals? You may be a perfect candidate for a career with animals! This book features a variety of jobs that involve animals, from veterinarian and zoologist to pet sitter and wildlife manager. Come explore the backgrounds of the women within these fields and more!You'll also get a sneak peek into their real lives and how their careers affect their families, as well as the personality traits and physical and mental abilities needed to do these jobs. This book joins the "Cool Careers for Girls" series, encouraging career exploration and broadening girls' career horizons. It shows girls what it takes to succeed by providing easy-to-read information about careers that many kids may not have not considered because they didn't know about them. They learn from women who are active in today's workplace, women who know what it takes today to get the job.Each book includes: a personality checklist for the job, lists of books to read, salary information, supportive organizations to contact for scholarships, mentoring or apprenticeship and internship programs
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Profiles ten women who work with animals, in such jobs as horse farm owner, veterinarian, and exotic animal trainer, and explains their duties and how they prepared for and obtained their positions.
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