Carve out a sustainable career in ecology

Welcome to our careers page. Here, you will find everything you need to begin, develop and enhance your job prospects in ecology or conservation. From informative articles and webinars to current jobs, this is the place to start planning your career in ecology.

How to start your career

Career Paths in Ecology: Three Options
24 February 2021
If you have a relevant degree or an interest in pursuing a career in ecology, you must consider the direction […]
How to Become an Ecological Consultant
24 February 2021
Ecological consultancy has got to be one of the most interesting, varied, intellectual and challenging jobs around. Head tutor, founder […]
Ecological Consultancy: How to Get Started
24 February 2021
Our principal ecologist, Sue Searle takes us through the qualifications and experience you will need to get started in your […]
Career Motivation
24 February 2021
Wanting to get your ecology career started? Feeling like you need a bit of motivation and encouragement? Join Sue Searle […]

Watch and learn

How to Get Experience in Ecology

Join Sue Searle BSc, PGDip, MCIEEM, Principal Ecologist at Ecology Training UK for a free webinar on how to get experience in ecology. Sue gives lots of tips and advice on how to get that all important experience to put on your CV for the best chances to get a job in ecology consultancy.

Interested in training for ecology jobs? Find out about our comprehensive range of taught and online courses to give you the skills and knowledge to move your career forward.

Career Planning Webinar 28th Jan 2021

Suitable for anyone planning a career in ecological consultancy join Sue Searle, Principal Ecologist from Ecology Training UK for some tips on how to plan your ecology career. Sue has been a consultant ecologist for 18 years and gives lots of helpful advice on how to set career goals and achieve them.

Useful resources to download

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Career Motivation Webinar ETUK 12 Jan 2021

Wanting to get your ecology career started? Feeling like you need a bit of motivation and encouragement?

Join Sue Searle BSc, PGDip, MCIEEM, Principal Ecologist at Ecology Training UK for a hour-long webinar giving tips on how to stay motivated. Sue shares 5 tips that will help you focus on your career goals and get more done!

Key Skills in Ecological Consultancy Webinar 9 March 2021

Join Sue Searle, BSc, PGDip, MCIEEM, Principal Ecologist for a webinar on the key skills needed for ecological consultancy. Sue shares her vast skills and knowledge to help you find out what skills you will need and identify any that you may be missing. She offers solutions through training via Ecology Training UK. This is a vital video when preparing your career plan.

What impressed employers say

When lockdown hit I think a lot of us turned online to see how we could up-skill from the ease of our home. I didn’t think it would be possible to do these sorts of practical courses but then one of our Coordinators found Ecology Training UK – there’s such a wide variety of courses available to enable our coordinators to up-skill in whichever area they feel they need extra knowledge
Local Nature Partnerships
Wales, United Kingdom

Want to become an ecological consultant?

Learn from the best. Ecology Training UK’s Managing Director, Principal Ecologist and Senior Tutor Sue Searle demystifies the essential skills required to break into environmental conservation in her inspirational careers guide, ‘How to Become an Ecological Consultant’.

Browse jobs in ecology and conservation

Conservation Careers
We are working in collaboration with Conservation Careers to bring you Conservation and Ecology Jobs as well as training, advice and support to get into Conservation. biggest conservation jobs board, online. We list over 8,000 conservation jobs, volunteer and conservation internships each year, from across the globe.
Career opportunities on Jooble UK
Jooble is a great place to find career opportunities in ecology.

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