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An Interview with WiseOceans…Charlotte Andrews from Sea Watch Foundation

An Interview with WiseOceans… Charlotte Andrews from Sea Watch Foundation This week we chat to…Charlotte who stuck with it after initially not being successful in her application. She volunteered anyway and this helped her land her current position. Another example of the power of persistence!   Name: Charlotte Andrews Job Title: Sightings Officer Assistant/National Whale […]

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15 skills to help you stand out from the crowd

We’ve scoured our 100+ ‘Interview with WiseOceans’ to bring you the top 15 skills that our interviewees have needed in their marine conservation jobs (but didn’t necessarily know they would need when they started out). How many have you got? Can you tick them all off? You’ll often find yourself working in small teams/organisations or […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Victoria Stoneman from Zeehondencentrum Seal Care

An Interview with WiseOceans… Victoria Stoneman from Zeehondencentrum Seal Care This week we chat to… Victoria, She may not have taken the most conventional route into marine conservation, but once she began down the path she knew it was a role she wanted to continue Name: Victoria Stoneman Job Title: Head Of Volunteers Organisation: Zeehondencentrum […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Shainéa Reilly From Atoll Marine Centre

An Interview with WiseOceans… Shainéa Reilly from Naifaru Juvenile – Atoll Marine Centre This week we chat to Shainéa. Like so many of our interviewees, Shainéa emphasises the importance of using your university term breaks and summer vacations to build up your experience by volunteering. Name: Shainéa Reilly Job Title: Marine Biologist Organisation: Atoll Volunteers What inspired you to pursue […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Christophe Mason Parker from GVI

An Interview with WiseOceans… Christophe Mason Parker from GVI This week we’re with Christophe Mason Parker, Regional Director of Africa and Europe at GVI. His many years of experience provides a great insight into getting your dream career. His advice is to gain a solid foundation across various areas including education, management, policy and research. […]

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