CAREER IN OCEANOGRAPHY
If geography is the subject that you are passionate about, then you can definitely think of a hi3 as an oceanographer. The more you learn about the aquatic and marine life, the more interested you will be in the study of subjects related to marine life.
Nature of Work
Oceanographers should have good knowledge about the basic sciences viz biology, chemistry, geology, or engineering. Knowledge of swimming and diving are required for oceanographers as the profession requires one to travel even under water. Love for the ocean, sea-worthiness (should not be seasick), a sens3e of adventure, physical stamina, enduring patience, a curious and analytical mind, co-operative nature in a team, love for exploring new places and appreciation of nature and its wonders are needed to be able to cope happily with the demands of the job. One should have the ability to survive monotony, and isolation.Employment OpportunitiesMany job opportunities are available for oceanographers in scientific institutions and government offices. Private companies also employ oceanographers, if they require information related to energy production of tides, sea farming, and about the seafloor. The responsibility of oceanographers varies from place to place. Candidates with the right qualifications get a job in public or private sector and various government organizations as a scientist, engineer or a technician. Candidates with good teaching skills and ability can choose teaching as a profession. There are many job prospects available in Oil India or in Government sector which includes Dept. of Oceanography, Geological Survey of India, Meteorological Survey of India and Department of Oceanography, etc. Companies in the private sector with interests in the marine industries in the marine industries, products or research also provide job options.How to Enter After
10+2 with PCM a students can do an under graduate programme in Oceanography
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