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Countryside Jobs Service

Weekly jobs bulletin with a huge range of graduate jobs and work experience opportunities in the environment. Click on the link below to gain access to the current issue and back issues. Please note, that a University IT username and password is required. If you are a graduate of the University of Aberdeen, email careers@abdn.ac.uk to be sent details of how to access the bulletin. A printed version is available for reference-use in the Careers Service.

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Prospects Profile: Ecologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Energy Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Environmental Education Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Nature Conservation Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Environmental Work Experience

The link below will take you to a list of recommended websites and downloads for finding environmental work experience.

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)

Internationally renowned aquatic scientific research and consultancy centre.

Careers in Marine Science

The link below will take you to a list of recommended resources for finding out about careers in Marine Science.

World Land Trust

The Jobseekers section of this website provides details of graduate posts and internships in Conservation, as well as information on training courses.

Green Jobs

Search for the latest environmental and renewable energy opportunities in a range of sectors, including agriculture, conservation, forestry, engineering and sustainability.

Environment 2012: contact details of environmental organisations

The link below will take you to a list of guides which contain contact details for environmental organisations in Britain and worldwide.

Lantra

Lantra - Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land-based sector. Website has careers sections for a range of industries, including routes into various careers in them.

EAUC Sustainability Careers Guide

Comprehensive guide for careers in Sustainability, including sections on understanding what roles in this sector involve, entry requirements and job-seeking.

environmentjob.co.uk

Jobs bulletin for environmental jobs searchable by location etc. You can also sign up for free email updates.

Historic Environment Scotland

Public body which protects and maintains historic monuments, buildings and landscape. The site contains information on all activities, events, jobs and volunteering opportunities.

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA)

Government body which is responsible for the protection of the environment in Scotland. Includes listing of their current vacancies.

The Environment Council

An independent UK charity, brings together people from all sectors of business, non-governmental organisations, government and the community to develop long term solutions to environmental issues.

Ends Report Environmental Careers Guide

Analyses and presents the findings of a recent survey of professionals employed in environmental careers. There is also information on future labour market trends and case studies of people currently employed in the sector.

Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)

Professional body for scientists, engineers, other environmental professionals, students and those committed to the sustainable management and development of water and the environment. Includes a job search section and a directory of CIWEM member organisations which you can search by location and specialism.

Environment Jobs

Worldwide job site with vacancies in environmental conservation, management and renewable energy at all levels of experience.

Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)

Professional body established to promote best practice standards in environmental management, auditing and assessment. Also advertises environmental jobs.

Environment Post

Online jobs bulletin for environmental jobs which is also available as a fortnightly magazine by subscription.

Environment Analyst

Useful site for keeping up-to-date with the latest industry news. There is also an extensive company directory.

Environment Agency

Government Agency charged with environmental protections and conservation in England and Wales. Find out about current development, policies and jobs with one of the biggest employers in the sector.

Institution of Environmental Sciences

Charitable organisation which promotes and raises public awareness of environmental science. Their website has details of vacancies in the environmental sector and information about their volunteering scheme.

Green Guide

Online database of products, services and organisations that promote and encourage a sustainable development. The database allows you to search for jobs and voluntary opportunities.

Greenpeace

Information on voluntary opportunities and internships.

NatureNet

Website for those interested in the countryside, its management, and nature conservation. It has very useful Careers and Training sections providing advice on pursuing a career in this area and where to study.

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)

Charity working to secure the conservation and enhancement of Scotland's natural heritage. Website includes current vacancies and volunteering opportunities.

English Heritage

Charity which owns and protects historic monuments, buildings and countryside in England. The site contains information about all activities, events, jobs and volunteering opportunities.

Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management

The Careers section of the IEEM website contains information on what an Ecologist is and details of latest vacancies. There are also careers guides that you can download.

British Ecology Society

'Rooting for a career in ecology/environmental management' - booklet on website. Search in 'Careers' in the 'Educational resources' section.

Institute for European Environmental Policy

An independent, not for profit institute dedicated to advancing an environmentally sustainable Europe through policy analysis, development and dissemination. Their website sometimes contains details of internship opportunities.

National Trust

Information on historic properties, collections,archaeological sites, countryside and environment in England. Site includes information on training, volunteering and events.

The Green Directory

A comprehensive listing of organisations who provide sustainable products and services to further and higher education and learning and skills sectors.

National Trust for Scotland

Information on historic properties, collections, archaeological sites and the Scottish landscape - site includes information on events, current projects, jobs and volunteering opportunities.

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Wildlife charity which carries out practical conservation as well as campaigning and policy work. Website includes information on a wide range of volunteering opportunities in conservation and offers some practical training.

Earthworks-jobs.com

Jobs in environmental science, agriculture, forestry, ecology, plant science, meteorology, atmospheric science, oceanography, marine science, soil science, and related subjects.

ENDS Environmental Consultancy Directory

Directory of Environmental Consultancies in the UK searchable by location, type of work or clients etc. Also contains some useful articles on environmental consultancy.

WiseOceans

Search for current marine conservation internship and volunteering opportunities across the globe.

Nature Jobs

Science career information, tools and job search facility produced by Nature.

Royal Society of Biology jobs listing

Search for the latest Biology-related opportunities.

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology training courses

Listing of training courses on a wide range of Environmental topics.

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