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 for a free webinar to learn how to quickly and easily start your career as a professional wildlife conservationist - whether you're a student, graduate or career switcher.
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.
What you'll learn
- What is a conservation job?
- What jobs are available in conservation?
- Which conservation job is right for me?
- Do I need a master's to switch careers into conservation?
- As a career switcher, do I need to start again?
- What skills are employers looking for?
- How much can I earn as a conservationist?
- Do I need to volunteer or intern?
- Why am I not getting interviews?
- Where can I get help?
Bring your questions and get live answers from Nick and Kristi.
When | Tuesday 26th April 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.