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Careers for Courageous People & Other Adventurous Types,9780071437295

Careers for Courageous People & Other Adventurous Types

Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 9/16/2004
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
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Were you the kid who climbed higher, rode your bike faster, and went farther from home than your friends? If so, you're an adventurous type, and this book will put you on the path to an exciting, fulfilling career. Careers for Courageous People & Other Adventurous Types offers valuable information for those with a penchant for experiencing new places, taking risks, or even seeking out danger. Inside you'll find practical advice to help you decide which calling is for you, along with information on what to expect on the job. Written for newcomers and career changers alike, Careers for Courageous People & Other Adventurous Types is the first step to a lucrative career doing what you love. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Jan Goldberg has written extensively in the occupations area for General Learning Corporation's Career World Magazine, as well as for the many career publications produced by CASS Recruitment Publications. She has also contributed to a number of projects for educational publishers, including Scott Foresman and Addison-Wesley.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v
Preface vii
CHAPTER ONE Is the Adventurous Path Really for You? 1(6)
CHAPTER TWO Careers in Faraway Places 7(18)
CHAPTER THREE Careers for the Strong and Agile 25(48)
CHAPTER FOUR Careers Involving Animals 73(16)
CHAPTER FIVE Careers in Law Enforcement 89(34)
CHAPTER SIX Careers for Other Courageous Spirits 123(42)
APPENDIX For Further Reading 165

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