Webinar | Switching Careers into Conservation

Join Conservation Careers for a free webinar to learn how to switch careers into wildlife conservation - at any age or stage of your career.
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 for a free webinar to learn how to switch careers into wildlife conservation - at any age or stage of your career.

Register for 'Switching Careers into Conservation'!

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 more than 100 conservationists in their careers and job applications.

What 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 switchdouble switch or switch back?
  • Is age really an issue?

Bring your questions and get live answers from Nick and Kristi.


When | Tuesday 28th June 2022 7:30pm - 8:30pm UK time.

Where | The event will be held via Zoom.

How | Please register your details below to get the details for how to participate.

Please note that space is limited and we recommend you join the event early to ensure a space. We will also live stream to YouTube and share a recording after the event.

Register for 'Switching Careers into Conservation'!

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