Career Guide to UNL Majors - Fisheries & Wildlife

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  • Account Manager, Travel & Transport
  • Animal Caretaker/Adoptions Counselor, Capital Humane Society Pieloch Pet Adoption Center
  • Biological Science Technician, National Park Service
  • Biological Science Technician, USDA-ARS
  • Biological Science Technician, U.S. Fish and Wildlife
  • Conservation Technician, Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
  • Erosion Control Supervisor, Smith Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Scientist, EA Engineering Science and Technology
  • Environmental Technician, New Country Environment
  • Fisheries Technician, Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
  • GIS Technician, United Farmers Cooperation
  • Health Care Team Member, Nebraska Animal Medical Center
  • Herbicide & Fertilizer Technician, Pine Creek Ag
  • Highway Environmental Biologist, Nebraska Department of Roads
  • Hired hand, Ziegembein Farms
  • Hospital Generalist, Pathology Medical Services
  • Intern, Bayworld Oceanarium and Museum
  • Intern, Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
  • Labourer, Johnson Land Management
  • Keeper with Interactive Animal Program, Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Large Mammal Keeper, Blank Park Zoo
  • Natural Resources Specialist, Army Corps of Engineers
  • Naturalist, Mahoney State Park
  • Naturalist, Ponca State Park
  • Pony Worker, Lincoln's Children Zoo
  • Ranch Hand, Young Wildlife Inc.
  • Receptionist, A-4 Small Animal Hospital
  • Vet Assistant, Vondra Vet Clinic
  • Zookeeper, Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo

Further Education

  • Masters in Aquatic Ecology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • D.D.S, UNMC College of Dentistry
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Masters in Natural Resource Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.A. Science Teaching, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.S. Biology, University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • M.S. in Aquatic Ecology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.S. Biology, University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • M.S. in Natural Resources and Human Dimensions, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Masters, Aurora University
  • Masters of Environmental Sciences, Florida Atlantic University
  • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • MS in Biology, University of Nebraska-Kearney
  • Post baccalaureate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Range Management, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • Animal Care Intern, Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Assistant Wildlife Biologist, USDA Wildlife Services
  • Biological Science Technician, National Park Service
  • Education Intern, Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Environmental Educator, Hudson River Park
  • Field Research Intern, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Forestry Technician, Nebraska Forest Service
  • General Intern, Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
  • Horticulture Intern, Henry Doorly Zoo
  • IAP and Aquarium Fish, Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Intern, Lee G Simmons Conservation Park & Wildlife Safari
  • Intern, Nebraska Wildlife Research Coop Unit
  • Intern, Sea Turtle Inc
  • Intern Ranch Manager, Eslabon Ranch
  • Jungle and Madagascar Intern, Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Jungle Intern, Henry Doorly Zoo
  • National Science Foundation Research Experience, Kansas State
  • Natural Resources Specialist I, NE Dept of Natural Resources
  • Research Assistant, UNL - Anna Wingeyer Lab
  • Summer Intern, Lower Platte North NRD
  • Waster Section Intern, City of Lincoln
  • Wildlife Intern, Comanche-Maverick Ranch
  • Wildlife Rehabilitator, Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
  • Zookeeper's Assistant, Lincoln Children's Zoo
  • Zoo Keeper Intern, Henry Doorly Zoo

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