May 15, 2011
Career Option Comparison Essay
There are many career fields out there in this world, but only two have caught my eye, that I really would love to work in. The careers of Veterinarian and Marine Biology both have seem possible options for my future.
The career I would love to do the most is to be a Veterinarian. I absolutely love animals, and love to rescue them also. Me wanting to be a vet I would have to take lots of science classes in high school, which I have taken 4 already, and only being a sophomore. If you want to become a vet, you have to actually love animals, and have the ambition to help them. I want to become a vet for mixes of animals, not just the basic ones. The average salary for being a vet for mixed animals is $58,522 (According to a survey by the American Veterinary Medical Association, average starting salaries of veterinary medical college graduates in 2008). Vets diagnose and treat diseases and dysfunctions of animals. Specifically, they care for the health of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories. Some veterinarians use their skills to protect humans against diseases carried by animals and conduct clinical research on human and animal health problems. Most veterinarians diagnose animal health problems, vaccinate against diseases, medicate animals suffering from infections or illnesses, treat and dress wounds, set fractures, perform surgery, and advise owners about animal feeding, behavior, and breeding. Vets that work with food animals or horses, usually drive to farms/ ranches, and provide the medical help to the animals. Also some vets are involved with food safety, so they check the animals for any kinds of transmissible diseases like E Coli. To becoming a vet you need lots of training, and schooling. Prospective veterinarians must graduate with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M. or V.M.D.) degree from a 4-year program at an accredited college of...