Institute of Fisheries Management
This advisory booklet is intended as a guide for persons seeking careers in fisheries.
Points of entry into a generalised career structure are indicated for persons with
differing levels of professional expertise and experience.
The interest in a fisheries career is widespread in the British Isles. Traditionally there has always been far more people attempting to obtain employment in this field than there are suitable openings, particularly at the lower entry points. The fisheries sector attracts both young people starting out on their career path, but also older persons who are seeking a change of career