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Putting the People into Conservation
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    Lucy McRobert is a talented conservation communicator, and Creative Director of a network of young people in the UK looking to start their professional careers in conservation. Here she tells conservation careers her story so far, and provides advice which others can follow…  Why do you work in conservation? Most people say that they loved

    The post How I started in conservation communications appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    Conservation Careers Blogger, and RSPB volunteer Karen Langley, shares her top tips for how conservation volunteering can help you… In an increasingly competitive job market it’s important to try and make yourself stand out. Many people consider volunteering to be highly important, especially within an organisation that has links to the area in which you wish

    The post Volunteering: The stepping stone to employment? appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    Conservation doesn’t have to be just about science… Derek Niemann shows how he has used his creative flair, passion, writing skills and wildlife knowledge to inject some imagination and originality into the world of science and editing, bringing wildlife and conservation into the hearts of adults and children. What is your current job title? Youth

    The post Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    With the power to protect local species, control national deforestation, or guide sustainable development globally, environmental policy is one of the most influential fields a conservationist can pursue. Conservation Careers talks with Nick Phillips of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) about what it takes to work in policy and why it’s

    The post Getting your debate on: a career in conservation policy appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    Mike Tomkies was born in 1928, and following a period serving in the Coldstream Guards became a journalist, landing interviews with stars such as Elvis Presley, John Wayne, Ava Gardner and many more. After moving to the wilderness in Canada and later writing of his experiences there he emerged as one of the greatest nature writers

    The post From Hollywood to the Wilderness – an Interview with Mike Tomkies appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    Professor Steve Ormerod – An Ecologist’s Career Steve Ormerod is Professor of Ecology in Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences and current Chairman of the RSPB Council – the biggest wildlife charity in Europe. His conservation career so far includes the following highlights: the winner of the Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation, Chief Editor

    The post What’s it like to work for The RSPB? appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    Abby Crosby is the Marine Conservation Officer for Cornwall Wildlife Trust, working within their Living Seas department which focuses on Cornwall’s diverse marine life, all the way from corals to basking sharks. The Living Seas aim is to collect data, create awareness of threats to marine wildlife, and campaign for better protection of Cornish marine

    The post Living Seas: From dolphins to dredging with Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Abby Crosby appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    Mark is the former RSPB Conservation Director and has been called Britain’s premier wildlife blogger. He worked for the RSPB for 25 years – and spent 13 years as their Conservation Director. Mark’s knowledge about nature conservation in the UK is without par, and he cares deeply about the sustainability of wildlife in the modern world. The

    The post Fighting for birds with Dr Mark Avery appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    At Conservation Careers we know the conservation job market inside and out. Who are big employers? Who’s growing rapidly? Based on over 15,000 conservation jobs listed from 1,043 employers across the globe … here is our list of top UK conservation employers to watch in in 2017! RSPB WWF-UK Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

    The post Top UK conservation employers to watch in 2017 appeared first on Conservation Careers.


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    Steve Ormerod is Professor of Ecology in Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences and current Chairman of the RSPB Council – the biggest wildlife charity in Europe. His conservation career so far includes the following highlights: the winner of the Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation, Chief Editor of the Journal of Applied Ecology; President

    The post Professor Steve Ormerod – An Ecologist’s Career appeared first on Conservation Careers.