Accelerate your career in conservation or ecology

Welcome to the #1 careers advice centre for successful conservationists and ecologists. Do you want to spend your career helping wildlife to flourish, but are feeling a little lost, disillusioned or stuck? Start your membership today to get hired quicker, and:
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Women for Conservation | Luwi Nguluka

Women for Conservation | Luwi Nguluka

In conservation, a gender gap can be evident, with women being under-represented in many countries. Often, the barrier to entry is not due to a lack of intelligence and education for the science roles, or a lack of strength for the fieldwork, but a lack of respect and belief from others. Females face stereotypical perceptions

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conservation career abroad

The secret to getting a conservation career abroad | Francesca Cooke

A big appeal of conservation work is the opportunity to travel. But, increasingly, countries are favouring to hire internally. Obviously, this approach is commendable, as governments understand the importance of community buy-in. It has, however, meant those who want to work in these countries find it tougher to gain access and employment. Yet, you needn’t give-up

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David Hetherington - The Lynx and Us

David Hetherington | The Lynx and Us

David Hetherington works as the ecology advisor at the Cairngorms National Park Authority. His career goal is to help ecological restoration in the Scottish Highlands through consensus and collaboration with a range of people, including land managers, conservationists, scientists and the wider public. In addition to his day job, through a growing network of colleagues

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you help me to switch my career into conservation?

Yes! We can help you to understand your career options, the training needed (if any), and to make a plan to turn your dreams into action. We’re also here to help you every step of the way. If you have a question you can just ask.

How long will my membership last?

There is no minimum or maximum term for your membership. You can easily cancel at any time. If you cancel within your first month (the free trial period) you will not be charged.

What is the payment cycle?

Membership payments are either monthly or six-monthly – depending upon which one you choose. They can be easily cancelled at any time, and you can get a refund if you’re not 100% happy within the first seven days of taking out a membership. No questions asked.

What types of jobs do you list?

We list all levels of employments within the conservation and ecology sector from voluntary and internships, to PhDs, entry, mid and senior level roles. The types of roles we cover are: Animal Welfare; Climate Change; Marketing Communications & Marketing; Community Conservation; Countryside Management; Ecological Consultancy; Environmental Economics; Environmental Education; Events and Visitor Engagement; Fundraising & Development; Information & Data Management; Mapping & GIS; Marine Conservation; Organisational Management; Photography and Filmmaking; Policy & Advocacy; Programme Management; Project Management; Science & Research, and; Ranger Warden & Ranger.

Where are your job vacancies located?

We are the biggest conservation job portal on the internet, and list around 6,000 vacancies from around the globe each year. The most frequent countries are USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.

Why are you charging for access to your website?

Conservation Careers has been built on the good will of a global group of dedicated and passionate volunteers, and a wider community of conservationists who believe in what we’re doing. Collectively we have spent over 1,500 hours developing the site, speaking to conservationists, and collating the best careers advice around. In order to produce a sustainable, high-quality service we now need to invest in staff time and web development.

How is the membership revenue used?

All revenue from memberships is reinvested in staff time and website development work – continually making Conservation Careers the best it can be for you.

What can I get for free?

You can access all our careers advice and featured job vacancies for free, without any logins required.

Who do I contact if I want to find out more?

If you’ve got something to ask, or just want to say hello, please email us at [email protected].