Webinar | Switching Careers into Conservation
Are you searching for more meaning in your career? Do you want a job that matches your values?
Today, over one third of Conservation Careers members are career switchers – professionals (and graduates) who are switching careers into conservation from different job sectors.
If you’ve always had a passion for wildlife and want to work in nature conservation, but don’t know where to start, you’re in the right place.
You might be working in a totally unrelated field right now, and need some clarity on what’s needed to switch careers into conservation.
We’re here to help you understand the conservation job landscape, and where you – and all your lovely transferrable skills – might fit in, and to help you form a plan of action to make your dream career a reality.
Join Conservation Careers Director Dr Nick Askew and Head of Engagement Kristi Foster to learn how to switch careers into wildlife conservation – at any age or stage of your career.
During this webinar you’ll learn:
- Do I need to start again?
- Do I need a master’s to switch careers into conservation?
- What jobs are there in conservation for career switchers?
- What skills are conservation employers looking for?
- Do I need to volunteer or intern?
- Can I switch careers into conservation after an employment gap?
- What is a single switch, double switch or switch back?
- Is age really an issue?
Plus we answer:
- How can I make myself look better to conservation employers?
- Is is better to get a masters in a specialised or broad subject?
- Is it possible to do an internship while working full time?
- How useful is LinkedIn in job hunting?
Watch the webinar | Switching Careers into Conservation
- How to switch careers into conservation | Top 10 questions answered
- Switching careers into conservation | A snapshot of jobs
- Top Conservation Skills
- Podcast: Patricia Zurita | BirdLife International
- Do I need a master’s degree (to work in conservation)?
- 15 Key Conservation Jobs | Ultimate Guide for Conservation Job Seekers
- Podcast: Dominic Jermey OBE | ZSL Director General
- Conservation Careers advice from WWF International Director General Marco Lambertini
- How to Apply for a Conservation Job
- How to Find the Best Conservation Internships & Volunteering Opportunities
- Webinar | Conservation Internships and Volunteering that won’t Break the Bank (how to create your own volunteer and internship opportunities)
Explore our growing list of Ultimate Guides, including job profiles for Marine Biologists, Ecologists, Botanists – with requirements, example salaries and much more.
Ready to switch careers? Check out the Conservation Careers Bootcamp, our unique programme of training, support community & jobs to switch your career into wildlife conservation.