Career Outreach

Career Outreach

Forest Preserve experts will meet your students at in-person or virtual career outreach events. Students can ask questions and learn about the different career opportunities at the Forest Preserve District. Experts may bring along real equipment from their career field.

View the career experiences below to find out more about what advice our experts can offer your students.

 

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Ecologist

What interests and education are needed to succeed in the field of ecology? How do an ecologist's duties change seasonally? What equipment does an ecologist use?

Farming

What interests and education are needed to succeed in farming? How does a farmer's duties change seasonally? What types of crops or livestock are farmed in DuPage County?

Forest Preserve Ranger

What interests and education are needed to succeed as a Forest Preserve ranger? What are the day-to-day duties of a ranger? What equipment does a ranger use?

History & Museum

How do I know if a career in history or museums is right for me? What types of experience, education and interests does someone need to get into a history or museum career?

Naturalist

What interests and education are needed to succeed as a naturalist? What are a naturalist's day-to-day duties? How do naturalists partner with other Forest Preserve staff?

Natural Resources Management

What interests and education are needed to succeed in the field of natural resources management? What are some of the resource that are managed? How does a naturalist resource manager's duties change seasonally? What equipment does an natural resources manager use?

Outdoors STEM Careers

What interests and education are needed to succeed in an outdoors career? What are some Forest Preserve STEM career opportunities? What types of science are conducted at the Forest Preserve? What types of technologies are used by Forest Preserve employees? What engineering projects are underway at the Forest Preserve?

Wildlife Rehabilitation

What interests and education are needed to succeed in the field of wildlife rehabilitation? What types of wildlife are treated and cared for in DuPage County? How do a wildlife rehabber's duties change seasonally? What equipment does a wildlife rehabber use?