Have you always wanted to work in wildlife conservation or ecotourism, but don’t know where to start? Do you feel stuck in a job which isn’t making you happy or fulfilled, and want to switch to a more meaningful career?
As we wake up to a new era in 2021, with momentum growing for a green recovery, now is the perfect time to reflect on what this year could mean for your career.
What part do YOU want to play in the green recovery? Nature needs you, and the good news is, there’s amazing support to help you to take action!
The step by step guide for how to get a conservation job
Did you know that there’s a proven step-by-step system to get clear, get ready, and get hired in the conservation sector?
We thought you might not!
That’s why we’re excited to partner with Conservation Careers to offer you a special discount on the Conservation Career Kick-Starter online course.
The Kick-Starter is a step-by-step guide for how to get a conservation job, which has been followed by over 1,000 students (aka ‘kick stars’) to date, and run at 40 universities globally during 2020.
It’s based on seven years of studying the conservation job market, and collating the experiences and careers advice of hundreds of professional conservationists. And right now we’re partnering with Conservation Careers to offer you a special discount of 33% to help you take the course!
About Conservation Careers & the Kick-Starter
Conservation Careers is the #1 careers advice centre for conservationists – helping 500,000 conservationists in 178 countries across the globe.
They believe that all wildlife is beautiful and that it deserves great conservationists working to protect it.
Their flagship course, the Conservation Career Kick-Starter is designed to help you become a professional conservationist.
Through the course you’ll get a much clearer idea of the sector, the hot (and hidden) jobs, which ones are right for you, what experience and education you need, and how to apply for them, get interviews and get hired.
After going through the course, you’ll have created a personal career plan which will finally give you confidence in your job hunt and will make everything quicker, simpler and more fun!
The course also gives you access to the Conservation Careers Academy, which contains the best career-boosting resources, training and support in the conservation industry.
What types of conservation jobs exist?
If you love nature, wildlife or travel, you might be surprised to learn that the conservation sector is far more diverse than most people realise.
Ecotourism – a large, diverse sector in its own right – employing guides, naturalists, business professionals, marketing experts and more – is just one of 15 key conservation job types.
Conservationist jobs include everything from scientists and researchers, to project managers, communications professionals and rangers – plus a wealth of jobs ideal for career switchers.
Who is the Kick-Starter for?
The Conservation Career Kick-Starter is for you if you’re a:
Career Switcher | Have you always had a passion for wildlife and want to work in nature conservation, but don’t know where to start? You might be working in a totally unrelated field right now, and need some clarity on what’s needed to get going.
The Conservation Careers team will reduce the overwhelm and uncertainty and help you to understand the conservation job landscape, where you might fit in (especially with all your lovely transferrable skills…) and to help you form a plan of action to make your dream career a reality.
Job Seeker | Are you currently hunting for a conservation job but struggling? The Conservation Careers team will walk you through the process of how to craft applications that make you stand out from the crowd. They’ll teach you our proven system for how to create successful applications and impress in conservation interviews.
Student | Are you currently at university or college, and planning to try and find work in the conservation sector when you finish?
Through the course you’ll get clear about your career options nice and early. This way you can use the time before you graduate to fill any gaps identified together, and be ready to hit the ground running on your graduation day!
Kick-Start your career this year!
Do you want to start being paid to help the planet and enjoy greater career happiness, fulfilment and impact than ever before?
Make 2021 your best career year yet!
Sign up for the Kick-Starter before midnight on 8 January 2021 to receive the special discounted price.