First Steps Into a Green Career Workshops

First Steps Into a Green Career Workshops

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This interactive workshop will cover a basic introduction to careers within the environmental sector plus much more!

About this event

  • Session 1: Introduction to Careers in the Environmental Sector with Clare Rooney – Engagement and Training Manager
  • Session 2: Valuable Volunteering with Lauren Kennedy – Engagement and Training Officer
  • Session 3: Applications that Count: CVs and Cover Letters with Clare Rooney – Engagement and Training Manager
  • Session 4: Impressing Employers: Interviews and Networking with Philip Turvil – Eco-Business Director
  • Session 5: Developing Transferable Skills for Environmental Careers with Keiron Brown – BioLinks Project Manager

Sessions will run for a 5-week series on the same day and time each week.

We will use the same Zoom link and will send a reminder before each session. Please ensure that you are available for all 5 weeks before booking.

A recording will be made available for a short time afterwards to allow full digestion of the learning content. This will be uploaded to the online learning platform.

Series schedule

  • FULLY BOOKED - Spring: Every Tuesday from 3rd May - 31st May at 6:00 - 7:30pm
  • Summer: Every Tuesday from 21st June - 19th July at 6:00 - 7:30pm
  • Summer: Every Wednesday from 10th August - 7th September at 6:00 - 7:30pm
  • Autumn: Every Wednesday from 10th October - 9th November at 6:00 - 7:30pm

Why should you attend?

The Field Studies Council is the leading educational charity based in the UK. We provide outstanding experiences for people to connect with the environment, learn about it and make choices that help protect it. Our staff come from diverse backgrounds within the environmental sector and are able to offer insight and guidance on a range of careers and opportunities.

Benefit of attending all webinars

If you attend all 5 webinars, not only will you get a £10 discount, a digital workbook and a course completion certificate, you will also receive exclusive access to the Field Studies Council Green Career Network where you will join likeminded individuals who have completed the webinars to share advice and continue to develop your career.

Ticket information

Subsidised Price: £30 for non-professional eg. volunteers and students

Regular Price: £50  for working professionals

Please only select the subsidised price if you are eligible, this will be checked.

Group Bookings

Are you a university, school or group leader looking to organise career guidance for your students? We can organise to run our workshops exclusively for you on a day and time that suits you and will include a group discount

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About this series

The First Steps into a Green Career Online Workshop Series is an opportunity for individuals either interested in a career in the environmental sector or those thinking about their next steps. This event is a series of engaging and interactive 90-minute online workshops that have been developed and will be delivered by Field Studies Council staff from a range of backgrounds and experiences. We host them on Zoom and we will send out joining instructions on the day of the event.

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