Career outlook for zoologist
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would study animals, their habits and the places they live.
You could use your skills to:
- Develop medicines
- Improve the quality of crops and farm animals
- Control diseases and pests
- Protect wild animals and their homes
- Support animal rights
- Write policies for charities or the government
- Study animals in the wild or in a zoo or laboratory
- Collect, record and study information
- Use manual and computerised methods to look at cells, fertilise eggs and more
- Write technical reports
- Give presentations and publish information in journals and books
- Manage assistants
You could become an expert in one area, for example reptiles, insects, fossils, or the environment.
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- Verbal communication
- Written communication
- Working with numbers
- Attention to detail
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