Work at Durrell (Jersey & Overseas)
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Round Island Wardens / Conservation Biologists - apply by 24 February 2017
Project overview Round Island is one of the few places in the Indian Ocean to have remained free from non-native and invasive predatory mammals and ...
Intern Field Assistant Required - Mauritius Reptile Recovery Programme - apply by 24 February 2017
Project background The Mauritius Reptile Recovery Programme is run jointly by the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF), Durrell Wildlife Conservation...
Tortoise project intern - Round Island, Mauritius - apply by 24 February 2017
Project overview Giant tortoises were once common in Mauritius and became extinct in the mid-1800s. The tortoises fulfilled an important role ...
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Durrell is delighted to be able to offer a number of work experience placements which will give you a unique understanding of working for an international conservation organisation.
There is the chance to develop your skills across a variety of departments at Durrell, including the mammal, bird, herpetology, lab and veterinary, and marketing departments.
There is also the opportunity to complete research projects and dissertations during your placement.
A placement at Durrell will provide valuable experience to add to your CV showing future employers that you are committed to a career in the conservation sector.
To see if you are suitable to apply for a placement please download the following guidelines.
We will be taking applications from the 1st October 2016 for:
- - Summer placements - Flexible starting 1st June 2017 to September 2017.
- - Year placements - Flexible starting 1st September 2017 to August 2018.
Closing date for applications will be 1st January 2017, and successful candidates will be notified by 20th January 2017. If you are selected for interview we will arrange to contact you via Skype.
If you are required to complete a research project during your placement please indicate this at the time of your application.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Eluned.Price@durrell.org. Please indicate whether you are applying for a summer or year placement, and your preferred department in your application.
If you would like further information please contact Eluned Price at Eluned.Price@durrell.org. or +44 (0)1534 860044.
If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. We would like to be able to write to all applicants individually, but this is not possible due to limited HR resources.
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