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Job Title: Equine Extension Specialist

Description: Collaborate with members of the equine community to create, plan, and implement informative and educational equine programs, such as clinics, seminars, symposiums, and Farm Days.Write educational material for the public from science-based research.

Degree Required: BS

  • Bachelor of Science Degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years. Variations of a BS include a BT, referring to a Bachelor's of Technology, or a BA, a Bachelor of Arts degree. These different terms are often used for different areas of study or may be specific to colleges.

Skills Required: Customer service skills, Independent worker, Learns on the job, Negotiator, Oral communication skills, Quick thinker, Record maintenance, Teaching skills, Works under pressure

Market Sector: Retail, Small Business

Relative Salary:  $$$

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