University summer placement scheme

University summer placement scheme

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Applications will be open Spring 2020 - keep an eye on this page for updates.

Our university summer placement scheme is a 2 week placement taking place during August 2020. It will give university students and graduates the opportunity to experience working within a conservation charity, broadening careers and enhancing your CV.

They are aimed a young people who have an interest in wildlife and conservation but not necessarily the experience or skills to gain employment.

Over the four week placement you will be based in Shrewsbury, enjoying a different experience every day.

Examples of the work/projects you will be involved in include:

  • Using conservation sniffer dogs for wildlife detection
  • Surveying for pine martens
  • Learning about conservation grazing
  • Various habitat monitoring
  • Learning about wildlife law and legislation
  • Communications and marketing
  • Campaigning
  • Data mapping
  • Identification skills
  • Job interview preparation

2019's timetable is available to download below as an example, the 2020 timetable will be published in Spring 2020.

Photos from 2019!

Growing Confidence

Growing Confidence

Placements are being offered as part of our Growing Confidence project - a funded project to inspire the next generation of environment leaders. We have lots of events and activities available throughout the year. 

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