What is the environment sector? Find out what the options are for employment within this fast-growing sector.
There is a common misconception that to work in the environment sector, you need to have studied an environmental subject such as ecology, environmental management, conservation, geography, marine science, or zoology. These can be useful for certain career paths, but there are many more opportunities within the environment sector, and your experiences could make you an excellent candidate.
Synchronicity Earth is a UK-based, global environmental charity that funds and collaborates with organisations around the world that aim to make our planet a better place to live for all its inhabitants.
At the time of writing in 2023, our staff team is made up of about 25 full and part-time staff across four teams (Communications, Finance, Philanthropy, Operations, and Research) led by our Senior Leadership Team. In addition to our staff, we also have a board of trustees, advisers, and affiliates. The Communications team are [...]
As well as advertising roles in the vacancies section of their website, employers will advertise available roles on job boards and social media. If there are certain organisations or businesses that you are very interested in working for, sign up for email updates on their website, and follow them on social media (particularly LinkedIn). [...]
There is lots of advice online about how to build a CV, download CV templates, how to write a cover letter, do’s and don’ts for your application, and how to write an application for an environment sector role. To add to it all, here are five top tips from Synchronicity Earth about how to [...]
After you’ve submitted an excellent application and been invited to interview, how can you prepare? Research the organisation. An applicant who has already had a good look through the organisation’s website and developed a good understanding of mission and values will stand out. As well as demonstrating research skills, it shows commitment to your [...]
A cheat sheet or glossary of environmental terms for budding environmentalists looking to learn more about the environment by decoding jargon.