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Malaysia is well endowed with natural resources in areas such as agriculture, forestry and minerals. There are many career opportunities open for those who are interested to pursue this field, from woodworking to rubber, oil palm and timber.
If you are creative with your hands, then perhaps woodworking and furniture could be right sub-sector for you. If you are a people-oriented person, then on-ground management in the field could be a path of interest for you, for the industry needs skilled professionals to ensure proper management and safety.
This is especially so, since the industry faces unique challenges with environmental issues. Thus, there is a high need for skilled professionals to supervise, monitor and manage sustainable processes designed to preserve the earth and avoid over-exploitation.
If you choose to pursue an education in natural resources, you will acquire deep industry knowledge and technical skills that make you valuable for this industry. The career opportunities that can be open for you include:
• Furniture Maker
• Wood-based Building Construction Technician
• Dry Rubber Content Laboratory Supervisor
• Palm Oil Estate Manager
• Timber Senior Operator
• Rubber Quality Assurance Manager
• Effluent Plant Technician