How do you pursue a Career in Wildlife Research?

I think Wildlife Research is a great Career option. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Wildlife Research, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Wildlife Research. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Wildlife Research, I came across this amazing page:

Roshan Puranik's professional point of view!

With 7 years of professional experience, Roshan Puranik understands Wildlife Research. Roshan Puranik has worked in Wildlife Research as Ecological & Wildlife Researcher in Global Tiger Forum. In Roshan Puranik's own words, this is how Roshan Puranik got into Wildlife Research: "I have Graduated in Pharmacy from PES College, Bangalore. Then done my masters in Wildlife Management from Kuvempu University, Karnataka . I have been working in the research field for the past 4 years. I have studied about Tigers for almost 3 years now. I did my Masters in Pharmacy. Work as a Research Associate at Global Tiger Forum."

Career Video on Wildlife Research

In a video, Roshan Puranik has talked about various aspects of a Career in Wildlife Research. Roshan Puranik started by explaining Wildlife Research as: "Wildlife Research covers all major aspects of the ecology, management and conservation of wild animals in natural and modified habitats. A wide variety of wildlife is used in research (including mammals, birds, reptiles, fishes, amphibians and invertebrates) in studies aimed at understanding species behaviour and ecology." The video gave me so much food for thought.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Wildlife Research is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Wildlife Research. Roshan Puranik touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Ecology & Evolution
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Management
  • Basic Equipments
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Roshan Puranik then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Wildlife Research:
  • Observant
  • Survival Instincts
  • Team Work
  • Decision Making
  • Patience
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Roshan Puranik believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Wildlife Research:
  • Travelling
  • Exploring Fauna & Flaura
  • Meeting New People
  • Social Impact
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Roshan Puranik believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Wildlife Research:
  • Convincing People
  • Survival & Diseases
  • Climate Conditions
  • Long Working Hours

In the final section of the video Roshan Puranik talks about How a day goes in a Career in Wildlife Research. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Wildlife Research, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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