Mrs. Bramley’s Class Career Fair Honorable Mention
Veterinarian By: Jessica Bueno Treeline Elementary and Career Fair 2009
Skills, abilities, interests, and talent required for the job To get this job you need to be interested in animals. One skill you needed is to be patent and need to love animals.
Education and training needed for job. If you want to be a veterinarian you have to go to collage and you have to get a bachelor’s degree. When you get your bachelor’s degree it will usually take you four years to get it.
Recommended classes to take in high school to prepare for this career The classes you need to take are biology, chemistry, physics, nutrition, and animal science. They also take math and English classes Many people also get experience by working at animal hospitals or shelters. The next step is to go to veterinary college for 4 more years. Getting into vet college is competitive. Students who get in usually have very good grades. After college, vets take a test and get a license.
What do you do at work all day? Their are lots of levels of things to do working as a veterinarian. If I wanted to work as a vet I would work in a pet hospital. If I want to work with horses, pigs, and cows I would work as an farm vet. If I want to work in the water with dolphins, whales, and fish I would be a water veterinarian.
Salary The middle half of all vets earned between $56,450 and $94,880 in 2006. The lowest-paid 10 percent earned less than $43,530 a year. The highest-paid 10 percent earned more than $133,150.