Career Cluster: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Learn what careers are available in the agriculture, food, and natural resources career cluster. Find out what kind of education you would need, how much the various occupations pay, and what working conditions are like. There are films, diaries, lesson plans, information from people on the jobs, and more. Includes links to eThemes on career exploration and career interest assessments.
This one-page PDF file includes a chart with the five different career pathways within the career cluster.
Students learn what a veterinarian does and the employment outlook. Students also learn about becoming a Veterinary Technician.
Careers in Agriculture
Click on the career links to find out what each agricultural career involves.
Get a Job
Explore these links to find out about various careers available in natural resources. Includes careers such as park rangers, foresters, and wildlife biologists. There are journal entries and other first hand accounts from people who actually have jobs in the industry.
Agricultural and Food Scientist
Find out about this occupation, what kind of training you would need, and how many jobs are available.
Find out what it takes to become a farmer.
Occupations in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Cluster
Click on each occupation to learn about the nature of tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, work context, job zone, interests, work styles, work values, and wages and employment.
Careers in Forestry and Natural Resources
Read interviews from people who work in forestry and natural resources to find out what drew them into these jobs. Includes field photos and online resources.
eThemes Resource: Careers Exploration
This site contains information about careers. Students can explore different positions in fields such as medicine, military, architecture, and television. Learn about different jobs, the required skills, training, potential pay, and working conditions. Includes information about making a career plan. An eMINTS WebQuest on careers is linked. There are links to eThemes resources on job hunting and interest assesments.
eThemes Resource: Careers: Inventory and Interest Assessments
These sites contain online inventory and interest assessments. These assessments can help to create students' profiles, identify skills, abilities, specific interests, and help to find a right career. There are eThemes resources on career exploration and job hunting.