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National Park Service Employees
If you hope to join the National Park Service, you should study
science and history during high school. You should also focus on
developing your communication skills. Because interaction with the
public is such a significant part of park careers, you may want to
take psychology, education, and sociology courses. Those who plan
to become rangers might also concentrate on physical education
courses; physical fitness is a definite asset for people who must
hike miles of backcountry trails, fight fires, and climb rocks to
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