Webinar | How to get conservation experience

Does it feel like you're trapped in a 'catch-22'? You need conservation experience to land a conservation job... but you need a conservation job to get experience!
Webinar | How to get conservation experience

We asked the Conservation Careers community about the biggest barriers they face to working in conservation - and 'Getting conservation experience' was the #1 challenge.

While other job sectors have clear pathways to employment, paid internships and guaranteed jobs, it can feel frustrating and overwhelming trying to become employable as a conservationist.

But getting conservation experience can be much easier, less costly (and more fun!) than you think.

In this webinar we guide you through how to get conservation experience, using 10 years of experience at Conservation Careers and 30 years' experience in the sector. 

We've landed fantastic conservation internships and volunteering opportunities, and we've helped 1000s of aspiring conservationists find quality experiences, too. 

You'll walk away with a step-by-step process to get conservation experience and armed with great resources - regardless of your financial situation, flexibility, age or career stage.

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What you'll learn

  • How to start from the future? By starting with a clear vision of future you, you're much more likely to find an experience that fulfils meaningful goals.

  • How to identify the right experience for you? Explore the different types of conservation experiences available, for all budgets, flexibility and personal preferences.

  • How to find experiences? From advertised opportunities to crafting your own role, finding a great experience is easier than you think.

  • How to avoid exploitation? Learn how to evaluate opportunities to maximise the chances that you'll walk away from your experience fulfilled.

  • How to land an experience? Whether you're submitting an application for an internship, or emailing an organisation 'cold', follow our process to ensure you stand out.

  • How to prepare for an experience? Whether you're working across cultures, living in the field, or balancing volunteering with work and family duties, learn how to make the most of it.

Bring your burning questions and we'll answer them in our live Q&A!

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