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    Social science jobs
    Vault editors have researched and analyzed information from government and industry sources, professional groups, news reports, career and job-search resources, and a variety of other sources to produce this valuable career planning resources.
    Public policy
    Politics, Public Policy, and Activism Jobs, covers 24 jobs (Sample): Ambassadors | Campaign Workers | City Managers | Congressional Aides | Environmental Lobbyists
    Museum and Cultural Center Jobs
    MUSEUM & CULTURAL Jobs covers 21 jobs (sample): Anthropologists | Archaeologists | Archivists | Book Conservators| Conservation Technicians | Ethnoscientists | Zoologists
    Park jobs
    PARK & PUBLIC LAND JOBS: Review jobs in this field as well as application tips.
    Security
    SECURITY & INVESTIGATION Jobs covers 11 jobs (sample): Cryptographic Technicians| Directors of Security | Secret Service Special Agents | Forensic Experts | Internet Security
    Trade
    FOREIGN TRADE Jobs covers 12 jobs (sample): Ambassadors | Cultural Advisers | Customs Officials | Economists | Export-Import Specialists | Federal and State Officials | Foreign Service Officers | Internet Transaction Specialists | Interpreters
    Education
    There is great demand for talented teachers and the different career tracks within education are as varied as the national population of its students.
    Consulting
    Consulting is a massive, international industry with global revenues of around $470 billion. It spans human resources, business advisory services, information technology, operations management consulting, health care, education and many others.
    Human Resources
    HUMAN RESOURCES Jobs, covers the following 13 jobs (sample): Career and Employment Counselors | Directors of Volunteers | Executive Recruiters | Human Resources Managers/Consultant | Labor Relations Specialists
    Vault Guide to Consulting Jobs, Second Edition covers the following 23 jobs:
    CONSULTING JOBS covers 24 jobs (sample): Business Intelligence Analysts | Financial Quantitative Analysts | Management Analysts and Consultants | Marketing Consultants | Market Research Analysts | Political Consultants
    International
    INTERNATIONAL CAREERS Guide includes: Overseas Opportunities | Top Countries for Overseas Opportunities|Practical Considerations | Finding the Job | What to Expect
    Env.
    ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS: Environmental workers span a diverse range of career types, skills, goals and backgrounds, and their ranks, by all industry estimates, will continue to expand, making the environmental field an excellent career choice.