The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is pleased to offer a number of placement year opportunities to students for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Zoo-based research placement
Based at one of our three zoos in Devon/Cornwall and suitable for students studying subjects such as Biology, Zoology, Animal Behaviour, Conservation or any biological science-related subject. These posts are for 10-12 months starting in September. Some 6 month posts are available and may start at other times.
Ecology research placement
Ecological research at one of our nature reserves in South Devon, suitable for students studying subjects such as Ecology, Biology, Zoology, Conservation, or other biological science-related subjects. These posts are for 6 months beginning in Feb/March until the end of August.
Advocacy research placement:
Exploring and encouraging positive attitudes and behaviours towards nature conservation and environmental sustainability, suitable for students studying subjects such as geography, psychology, sociology and environmental studies. These posts are for 10-12 months starting in September. Some 6 month posts are available and may start at other times.
For further information abut these opportunities, please visit TargetConnect: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/jobSearch.html?id=17863&service=Careers+Service
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