Webinar | Top 10 Conservation Career Questions Answered

Which conservation job is right for me? Should I volunteer or intern? As a career switcher, do I need to start again? What skills do employers want?

You have questions, and we have answers!

Join Conservation Careers Director Dr Nick Askew and Head of Engagement Kristi Foster to learn how to quickly and easily start your career as a professional wildlife conservationist – whether you’re a graduate or career switcher.

During this webinar you’ll learn:

  1. What is the golden rule for getting a conservation job?
  2. What is a conservation job?
  3. What jobs are available in conservation?
  4. Which conservation job is right for me?
  5. Do I need a master’s to switch careers into conservation?
  6. As a career switcher, do I need to start again?
  7. What skills are employers looking for?
  8. How much can I earn as a conservationist?
  9. Do I need to volunteer or intern?
  10. Why am I not getting interviews?
  11. Where can I get help?

Watch the webinar | Top 10 Conservation Career Questions Answered

Useful Resources

15 Key Conservation Jobs

In this Ultimate Guide, we’ll walk you through the 15 key conservation job types to help you to understand where you might fit in and kick-start your career journey. Download your free copy.

How to Switch Careers into Conservation | Top ten questions answered

In this detailed guide we answer the top ten questions we get asked at Conservation Careers by career switchers. We also share advice from some of the key figures in the industry, plus links to free resources. Download your free copy.

Switching Careers into Conservation | A Snapshot of Jobs

We monitored conservation jobs worldwide to give a snapshot of the opportunities for career switchers. Find out what skills are in demand, and how to switch on your conservation career! Download your free copy.

Do I need a Master’s Degree (to work in Conservation)?

We know it’s a tough question! This guide has information, answers and advice to help guide you through your decision – whether you’re in your early career, mid-career or switching careers. Download your free copy.

Top Conservation Internships | PAID or FREE Opportunities

Conservation internships can be a great way to gain valuable experience, but we know that money can be tight. Here we review some of the top paid and no-fee conservation internships. Download your free copy.

How to Find the Best Conservation Internships & Volunteering

Are you considering a conservation internship or volunteer placement? We’ll guide you through how to find the right experience for your next career step with information, resources, tips and ideas. Download your free copy.

The Step-by-Step System to Get Hired as a Wildlife Conservationist

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

Top 10 Conservation Job Application Mistakes to Avoid

Did you know that about 90% of conservation job applications are of ‘poor quality’? Here are the 10 biggest mistakes people make when applying for conservation jobs, and what to do instead. Download your free copy.

Your webinar hosts

Dr Nick Askew, Director

Nick is the Founder and Director of Conservation Careers and holds a PhD in the behavioural ecology of Barn Owls.

As a professional conservationist over the past 20 years he has worked across the Academic, Private, Public, Charity and Enterprise sectors.

During his career, he has raised over £2,500,000 for conservation projects across 120 countries to help threatened species and habitats. Since establishing Conservation Careers, he has helped thousands of people into their dream conservation job.

Kristi Foster, Head of Engagement

Kristi is the Head of Engagement at Conservation Careers and has a Master’s in Conservation Biology.

Her conservation work has led over 9 years to Africa, UK, Australia and Latin America in everything from field work and environmental education to project management and communications.

Since joining Conservation Careers in 2019 she’s coached over 80 conservationists 1:1 to improve their job applications.


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