“Don’t give up!” How I got in to a career in conservation.

Sarah Jessop, UK Operations manager at Frontier / The Society for Environmental Exploration, gives us an insight into how a background in Zoology and Animal Behaviour led to a career behind-the-scenes in conservation. How did you get into a career in conservation? I first became interested in conservation during my 3 months volunteering at a … Continue reading  “Don’t give up!” How I got in to a career in conservation.

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Working as an Ecologist: Top Tips and Perks of the Job

  Elaine Anderson,  Ecologist with Echoes Ecology Ltd,  fills us in on the perks of the job and top tips she has for those wanting to go into a similar area. Another great read for #ECOweek17 Perks of the Job Life as an ecologist can be quite challenging with long, often unsociable hours throughout the … Continue reading Working as an Ecologist: Top Tips and Perks of the Job

“Your degree is not your destiny”: 5 tips for a career in sustainability:

Susie Dalton is a Communications Executive at Vegware, the Edinburgh-based eco packaging company. She studied Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh, while working in heritage education at the Museum on the Mound. After graduating in 2014, she joined Vegware in the Operations team before moving into the Communications team in early 2016.   Here she … Continue reading “Your degree is not your destiny”: 5 tips for a career in sustainability:

#ECOWeek16 – Next Steps

As we reach the end of #ECOWeek16 I'd like to thank my colleague Janet Onyia for this blog post which highlights some of the Careers Service resources to help you find out more about the vast array of opportunities in this sector - Rebecca As we draw to the end of this year’s Environmental Career … Continue reading #ECOWeek16 – Next Steps

Food, Farming and The Third Sector

As part of #ECOWeek16 this guest blog comes from Joe Hind.  Joe works for the Soil Association on the Food for Life Scotland Programme. After completing a social anthropology degree at St Andrews Joe moved to London and worked for Energywatch and then the Advertising Standards Authority before returning to Scotland to start his own … Continue reading Food, Farming and The Third Sector

Grow your experience for a green career

To kick off #ECOWeek16 we have a post that features some student insights into working in the environmental sector; the students did work placements through Bright Green Placement's Environmental Placement Programme.  The post comes via my colleague Sarah Conway who works in our Employer Team and gives some fantastic insights into what the students got … Continue reading Grow your experience for a green career