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An Interview with WiseOceans…Emma Hedley from Manta Trust – Maldivian Manta Ray Project

This week we chat to…Emma Hedley from Manta Trust – Maldivian Manta Ray Project. Getting lots of varied experience is essential to landing your dream job. Wider transferable skills alongside things like diving qualifications and relevant fieldwork all help to make you employable. And if you want to be doing fieldwork then good physical fitness […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Hannah Moloney from Manta Trust

This week we chat to…Hannah from Manta Trust. Upskilling and being adaptable are among Hannah’s top tips for landing your dream job in marine conservation – really sound advice that is echoed by so many of our interviewees.  Name: Hannah Moloney Job Title: Project Manager, Ari Atoll, Maldives Organisation: Manta Trust (Maldivian Manta Ray Project) […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Jessica Haines from Manta Trust

This week we chat to…Jessica Haines, MMRP Project Manager for the Manta Trust. Aside from developing relevant academic qualifications and practical experience, Jessica points out the importance of gaining Divemaster/Instructor diving qualifications. Both directly and indirectly, these have been crucial for her in landing jobs and opportunities. Name: Jessica Haines Job Title: MMRP Project Manager […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Dan Harries from Heriot-Watt University

An Interview with WiseOceans… Dan Harries from Heriot-Watt University This week we chat with Dan, Assistant Professor in Marine Biology at Heriot-Watt University.  His advice is to keep the faith and follow your heart but he also highlights the importance of networking! Name: Dr Dan Harries Job Title: Assistant Professor in Marine Biology Organisation: Institute of Life […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Neil Garrick-Maidment from The Seahorse Trust

An Interview with WiseOceans… Neil Garrick-Maidment from The Seahorse Trust  This week we are with Neil Garrick – Maidment, Executive Director at the Seahorse Trust. He recommends reading as much as you can on a wide range of subjects and to not narrow your focus on one subject area too early.  Name: Neil Garrick-Maidment Job Title: […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Vivienne Evans from Blue Marine Foundation

This week we’re with Vivienne Evans, the Project Coordinator at Blue Marine Foundation in the Maldives. Vivienne gives us some excellent advice and suggestions on improving your career prospects in marine conservation. Her top tip is to think outside the box and to keep up to date with current affairs, which impact marine conservation globally. […]

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