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Wildland Firefighters

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Read Wildfire Magazine ( and the International Journal of Wildland Fire ( to learn more about the field. Talk to wildland firefighters to learn more about educational requirements, training, and job responsibilities, among other topics. Perhaps your school’s career services department could organize a career day in which firefighters discuss their work. Participate in fire science camps that are offered by fire departments, government agencies, and technical colleges to obtain experience. Visit for a list of fire camps for young women.

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