- A wide-ranging guide to jobs that involve animals
- Provides current information on salaries, educational requirements, and job outlook, along with job information resources
- Includes in-depth profiles of individuals who work with animals every day
A much-needed guide to animal-related professions, Careers with Animals is a vital resource for the animal lover looking to plan his or her future. Author Ellen Shenk provides straightforward and accurate introductions to a wide range of potential careers – everything from familiar jobs such as veterinarian and zookeeper to cat breeder, animal chiropractor, dog show judge, and other more unusual pursuits. Also included are numerous fascinating profiles of real-life professionals, who give honest looks at the many challenges and unique rewards of working with animals.
Ellen Shenk's experience in the career field includes writing articles and presenting seminars on the topics of the creative job search, interviewing, and writing resumes. She is a past editor of the national newsletter of the Career Information Resource Advisory Group and currently lives in Ottawa, Canada.