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 Dr Lynne MacTavish’s work has influenced many across the world. As operations manager of Mankwe Wildlife Reserve, she has given 20 years of major contributions to wildlife conservation in South Africa. Besides helping her father …
Do you want the best advice to land a job in wildlife conservation? At Conservation Careers we’ve interviewed over 500 professional conservationists and shared their stories and advice on our …
Today we’re speaking to Anthony Ochieng, or Tony Wild as he is often known. Tony is a Kenyan-born wildlife ecologist, conservation photographer, traveller, educator and explorer. He is a busy …
Have you ever wanted to pursue your creativity and conservation at the same time? Would you love to combine diverse passions in one meaningful career? Juliana Corrales is a Creative …
Orchids may be delicate, but they need tough conservationists to stand up for them.  The Colombian Andes are home to the highest number of orchid species in the world – …
Sophie Pavelle is an adventurous zoologist and science communicator currently working for the Beaver Trust. Here she talks about the growing niche of science communication, how she got to where …

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The Conservation Careers Academy contains the best career-boosting resources, training and support from the leading experts in the conservation industry. Click the buttons below to access your recources.

conservation jobs

Explore the world’s biggest conservation job board with over 8,000 jobs from across the globe each year.

Conservation Experiences

Search through hundreds of conservation Internships, Volunteerships and Expeditions from across the globe.

Career Training

Explore nearly 2,000 of career-boosting courses, training-events, Masters Degrees, online courses and much more.

Support Community

Get support, ask questions, share experiences, network with like-minded people, and much more in our private Conservation Careers Academy Facebook group. 

Careers Classroom

Join in with our regular live classroom events covering the key elements of finding work in the conservation sector.

Career Explorer

Want to know which conservation employers are located in your area? Need to know the entry-level requirements for a certain job type? Or perhaps what are the job types within a corner of the industry?

Employer Connect

Showcase your CV or resume in our featured talent pool used by employers and recruiters. 

Live Chat

Got a question? Enjoy live chat support from one of our advisers in the Academy during office hours. 

Careers Advice

Access hundreds of careers advice articles, interviews, podcasts and more.

Application & Interview Support

Enjoy 10% discounts on all our services such as CV, Resume and Application checking and practice Interviews. 

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We know money can be tight as a conservation job seeker. Our packages are really affordable, and as a member, you get access to our Conservation Careers Ambassador Programme. 

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bonus 1 | Careers advice compendium

conservation careers - conservationists on a boatDownload our careers advice uber-guide jam-packed with honest, accurate and useful advice for those seeking to conserve the environment through their work.

It includes top career tips based on interviews with 342 professional conservationists from around the world with over 1,734 combined years of experience.

Bonus 2 | How to apply for a conservation job

how to apply for a conservation jobEnjoy our complete guide to producing successful CVs, Resumes and Cover Letters

Whether you’re applying for your first professional experience or shifting careers into conservation, this step-by-step guide will help you write a killer application designed to get you an interview.

Throughout the eBook, you’ll find exercises, tips and links to extra resources. You can work through the guide from beginning to end, or jump to the sections you need most.

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