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Conferences, meetings, festivals, community gatherings, networking events and more… Today there are many in-person and virtual conservation events to choose from! So how can you make the most of events for your career? In this episode we discuss how events can help your career, how to choose which event(s) to participate in, and how to
This week we welcomed five new Social Media Officers to the Conservation Careers team as part-time, remote volunteers. We know that it can be hard – and sometimes impossible – for conservationists to receive feedback from employers about their job applications (just check out our survey Conservation Job Applications | Key Stats). To help, we’re
Do you want your conservation work to have broader impact?  Do people need to act or change their behaviour to ensure the success of your project? Do you need to talk to the public to engage, inform and make things happen?  Do you want to share your research, with authority, to your peers? Then you
At Conservation Careers we have LOTS of resources to help career switchers like you understand what’s needed to transition your career into nature conservation. You might have a passion for wildlife and want to work in nature conservation, but don’t know where to start? We’re here to help you understand the conservation job landscape, where you
Clare Celeste Börsch is a collage artist living in Berlin. She’s developed a technique for converting digital images of nature into large scale collages, using archives of naturalist art that go back hundreds of years. A lifelong nature lover, she hopes to convey the beautiful biodiversity of our planet through immersive collages that will motivate
Are you more at home in the water than on land? Would you like to study the life in our oceans and seas, from microscopic algae and plankton to whale sharks and blue whales? Find out how to become a marine biologist and dive into an exciting career! As a marine biologist, you could help
Would you like to unlock your creativity, clarity and confidence? From developing yourself to leading and managing others, join us for a FREE webinar to learn how YOU can become a better conservation leader.  
At Conservation Careers we have LOTS of resources to help students like you to get fully ‘employment-ready’ for working within the conservation sector. We know money can be tight, and you might be worried about your job hunt. In this review, we’ve hand-picked our top resources to help you to get clear about what you can
At Conservation Careers we have LOTS of resources to help conservationists like you to find more happiness, impact and fulfilment in your career. You might be looking for work right now, seeking to unlock greater impact in your current role, or planning for your next career move. Whichever you are, we’re here to help. To help you
Dr Fabiola Quesada is a veterinarian and wildlife conservationist based in South Africa. As the CEO of Wild Spirit and co-founder of Wild Spirit Fund, Fabiola used her veterinary background to pave the way for veterinarians interested in wildlife conservation. Read more to hear about Fabiola’s work with Masai tribes, her life as an entrepreneur
If professional conservationists could go back in time, what useful information would they have learnt sooner, that would have helped them in their careers? What differences are there between our expectations when starting out in conservation, and the realities of the sector? Sadly, we haven’t worked out how to time travel just yet, but we
At Conservation Careers we have LOTS of resources to help job seekers like you get hired quicker. We know money can be super tight, and you might be finding the job hunt tough. You’re not alone – we’re here to help. In this review, we’ve hand-picked our top resources for job seekers. To help you to get
Does this sound familiar? You’re struggling to break into the notoriously competitive conservation sector, yet you can’t get ANY feedback from employers to learn how to improve your job applications? Lack of feedback from conservation employers is one of the biggest challenges and frustrations conservationists face when applying for conservation jobs. “Often I have all
Whether your next career step is training, research, an experience or a project, we’ve reviewed some of the top conservation scholarships around the world to help you make it a reality. We know that money can be a big barrier, especially early in your career, and sometimes even prevent talented conservationists from pursuing and growing
What unique challenges do women in conservation face? How can women better manage ‘imposter syndrome’? Is perfectionism a form of self-sabotage? Can women have it ALL – career, personal and family life? Explore the barriers and opportunities for the women who’ve dedicated their careers to conserving ‘mother Earth’! Join us for Women in Conservation Part