CAREERS IN… International Wildlife Biology & Natural History

International Wildlife Biology & Natural History The links below are relevant to International Wildlife Biology & Natural History and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website

Job Profiles – Search A-Z of job profiles or view job categories which includes Environment & Agriculture.
Options with your subject – Explore options with your degree and related subjects.
Job Vacancies – Search for graduate jobs/placements by type of work and region.

British Society of Plant Breeders – Careers – Gives a great insight into careers in plant breeding. Also check out the Links and Members section for other organisations to target.

Royal Society of Biology – Next Steps booklet.pdf – A comprehensive overview of career options with a biology or biosciences related degree.

Royal Society of Biology – Spotlight on Life Sciences – A Guide to Biology Careers.pdf – A guide to biology related careers spanning the full range of specialisms including: Zoology, Marine Biology and Ecology.

Rooting For A Career In Ecology.pdf

Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management – careers – Includes Careers section for students and graduates on ecology and environmental management. Also view Rooting For A Career In Ecology.pdf

Natural History Museum – Careers – Explore jobs, volunteering & work experience opportunities in museums across the UK.

BBC Natural History UnitBBC Earth includes details on Wildlife programmes and filming techniques.

How to work with wildlife – Includes information on wildlife volunteering, wildlife film making and conservationist work.

BBC Careers – Search for vacancies with the Natural History Unit (Bristol) and Work Experience at the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/work-experience – look out for work experience in the BBC Natural History Unit.

Conservation Careers

BIAZA – Careers – British & Irish Association of Zoos & Aquariums – find out about careers in this sector.

BSc Hons International Wildlife Biology – graduate & student stories – Be inspired and find out about the range of careers and work experience our graduates and students have secured.

British Natural History Consortium – Explore jobs and volunteering with the British Natural History Consortium.

Natural History Network – Jobs – The hub of the International Wildlife Film Industry.

National Museums.org.uk – Jobs – Jobs with national museums throughout the UK. Previously there have been traineeships available with the National Museum.

ADASADAS is the UK’s largest independent provider of agricultural and environmental consultancy, rural development services and policy advice.

BIAZA Jobs – Search for jobs in Zoos and Aquariums. Also includes a work experience/volunteering tab.

Conservation Careers – Jobs – Search jobs and internships/volunteering. Also check out

Conservation Careers – Top UK conservation employers to watch 2017”:http://www.conservation-careers.com/conservation-jobs-careers-advice/top-uk-conservation-employers-watch-2017/ – Based on over 15,000 conservation jobs listed from 1,043 employers across the globe … here is a list of top UK conservation employers to watch in 2017!

Conservation Careers – top-uk-conservation-employers-watch-2017 – A list of 78 UK conservation employers to target.

Conservation jobs board – international – Search for jobs by category and location.

Environmentjob.co.uk – Includes Conservation & Wildlife, Ecology and Marine Conservation job search categories.

Countryside Jobs Service – Lists conservation and related jobs throughout the UK.

More People – A specialist Recruitment Agency operating in the fresh food, horticulture, agriculture and garden industry supply chains.

Natural Resources Wales – Jobs & volunteering – Look for a range of conservation and ecology jobs.

ENDS Environmental Job Search – Includes ecology roles.

Sigma Recruitment – Life Science Recruitment Agency – Sigma Recruitment recruits for life science and scientific positions across South Wales including Cardiff, Swansea and Bridgend for all positions up to senior management level providing recruitment support for the life science hub in Cardiff, the Medicentre at Heath Park Cardiff, scientific laboratories, pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, contract testing and quality assurance organisations.

Wildlife & Conservation Film Making – Production Companies

Natural History Network – Go to Corporate Members for a list of wildlife production companies.

The International Assosication of Wildlife Filmmakers – Includes a comprehensive listing of international wildlife filmmakers.

Wildeye – International School of Wildlife Film-making, check out www.wildeye.co.uk/getting-started http://www.wildeye.co.uk/getting-started – ‘So you want to be a Wildlife Film-Maker’ for a great overview of getting into this area of work.

Tigress Productions – One of Britain’s largest and best known specialist factual producers working with most major UK and international broadcasters.

Onetribetv – One Tribe TV is a factual television wildlife production company with offices in Bath and Cardiff Bay.

Wildlife/Conservation Charities/Trusts and not for profit organisations

Conservation Careers – Top UK conservation employers to watch 2017 – A list of 78 UK conservation employers to target.

Wildlife Trusts – The Wildlife Trusts care for 2,300 diverse and beautiful nature reserves, from remote woods and rivers to inner city nature parks, marine conservation projects around the coast and campaign for protection of our seas. View Wild Life Trust – jobs http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/jobsfor jobs and volunteering.

WWF – Jobs – search for current vacancies and other environmental jobs. View ‘Get involved’ to find out about volunteering.

RSPB Jobs https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/about-the-rspb/about-us/rspb-job-vacancies – To find jobs view current vacancies. Click onto Get Involved to find out about volunteering.

Ecology & Conservation Consultancies

Wildfrontier-ecology.co.uk – Independent ecological consultancy.

Ecology Consultancy – Provides advice on wildlife issues for clients in all sectors.

Evergreen Graduate Infomration – Useful information on working in the environmental sector including growth areas of employment.

Ends Directory – Includes nature conservation consultancies in the UK

British Society of Plant Breeders – Members – 50 member organisations made up of research institutes, companies that actively breed in the UK, and breeders’ agents who represent varieties from continental breeders in the UK.

Conservation Careers – top-uk-conservation-employers-watch-2017 – A list of 78 UK conservation employers to target.

Ends Directory – Includes nature conservation consultancies in the UK.

Natural History Network – go to Corporate Members for a list of wildlife production companies.

The International Assosication of Wildlife Filmmakers – Includes a comprehensive listing of international wildlife filmmakers.

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