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For school I had to pick a job and tell others about it. So here it is.

For school I had to pick a job and tell others about it. So here it is.

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  • Veterinarians
    Made By: Paige Mertens
  • Holland Code
    The Holland code is just a way to find the right job for you through your passions or interests.
    Investigative – involves working with ideas and thinking a lot. Searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
    Realistic – involves practical, hands-on problem and solutions. Could work outside with plants, animals, and real-world materials.
  • Career Cluster
    Health Science – involves planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
  • Nature of Work
    Diagnose and treat diseases and dysfunctions of animals. Specifically they care for the health of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories.
    Vets also have to work with people, as much as animals, so that they understand how to take care of their animals.
  • Work Environment/Working Conditions
    Veterinarians work long hours indoors in a noisy environment. At times they have to work with emotional people when telling them what condition their pet is in. A vets job can possibly became dangerous when it comes to working with animals in pain or are frightened. Vets can be bitten, kicked or scratched by any animal.
  • Physical Requirements
    Need to have good eyesight, with or without lenses, good hearing, and good hand-eye coordination.
    It is a physically hard job so vets need to have a reasonable level of fitness. Mainly because they send so much time on their feet.
  • Salary
    Minimum salary
    about $47,000 a year
    $39 an hour.
  • Self - Employed
    You can going into private practice as a vet.
  • Skills
    Science
    Active Listening
    Critical Thinking
    Speaking
    Judgment and Decision Making
    Reading Comprehension
    Complex Problem Solving
    Active Learning
    Monitoring
    Service Orientation
  • Data, Ideas, People, and/or Things
    Natural Science & Technology - is for people who like
    Gaining knowledge
    Insights
    Finding new ways of expressing
    Machines
    Tools plants
    Animals
    Materials
  • Education/Training Requirements
    Veterinarians are in job zone 5
    Veterinarians are required to have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees (D.V.M.) and be licensed by the state. Programs to become a veterinarian take 4-year program at an accredited college of veterinary medicine.
    There are 28 colleges in 26 States however getting admission into one is very competitive.
  • Job Outlook
    Future vet have no fear because there is a bright outlook for veterinarians.
    Employment for veterinarians are expected to increase by 33% between 2008 to 2018.
  • Advancement Opportunities
    Vets start as employees in group practices. Then after a few years they could advancement into private practice. Although some vets don’t.
  • Related Careers
    Biological Technicians
    Anesthesiologists
    Physician Assistants
    Podiatrists
    Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
  • Where To Get Training
    In Wisconsin there are only one school that are AVMA approved. That school is the University of Wisconsin which is in Madison.
    There are also AVMA approved schools in Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
  • Best School
    I personally want to go Madison because it in Wisconsin and its close to my family. Plus you didn’t have to pay out of state tuition.
    http://www.wisc.edu/
  • Admission Requirements
    To get all the requirements go to http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/pbs/gradprogram/ad_req.php
    Graduate School Requirements
    Grade point average
    Graduate Record Examination
    Coursework requirements
    Biology
    Chemistry
    Mathematics:
    Students lacking one or two of these courses can take them after admission, but these courses cannot be counted towards degree requirements.
  • Tuition and Necessary Expenses
    Wisconsin Residents = $18,139
    Nonresidents = $25,823
    Room and Board = $9,370
    Books and Supplies = $1,420
    Miscellaneous (Clothing, transportation, etc) = $4,440
  • High School Class
    English
    Math – algebra, trigonometry, and a little calculus.
    Physics
    Biology
    Chemistry
    PHS has all of these classes.
  • Summary Slide
    Advantages
    No difficulty finding a job
    Less likely to be sued
    Pays well
    Different types of veterinarians
    Disadvantages
    7 years of school
    Have to deal with agitated animals
    Encounter upset pet owners
    May have to work on Saturdays and be called in
  • Sources
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/4476089887/
    http://education-portal.com/veterinarian_education.html
    http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1131.00
    http://www.talktothevet.com/vetschools.html
    http://www.careers.govt.nz/default.aspx?id0=20103&id1=J25160 
    http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos076.htm
    http://mercury.bio.uaf.edu/vet/highschool.html