Wildlife Conservation

While the need for wildlife conservation specialists is growing, finding a job in this sector with little to no experience is often difficult. The Impact Academy Wildlife Conservation program has been designed to provide participants with theoretical knowledge, practical experience and contextual understanding highly valued by employers contributing to wildlife conservation. This program equips participants with a solid understanding of key issues facing wildlife conservation today, helps them develop their understanding of best practices and empowers them to adapt their approach based on contextual analysis.

An online-only program is also available. To find out more, visit the Impact Academy Online page.

Program Details

The Impact Academy Wildlife Conservation program includes an online component and an optional fieldwork component, taking place in the location of the participant’s choice. The online component consists of eight courses that participants can complete in 2, 8 or 16 weeks, depending on the participant’s schedule. Afterward they can embark on an optional fieldwork component of 2 or 4 weeks.

Throughout the eight online courses, participants can expect to engage with a variety of frameworks, toolkits, video lectures and interviews. They also complete assessments. These are designed to equip participants with wildlife conservation knowledge and resources. During the online component, participants can connect with classmates online via forums and webinars. The optional fieldwork component features a lineup of immersive masterclasses, a number of site visits, various other fieldwork activities and one final project.

After graduating from this comprehensive program, participants enter the workforce equipped with a robust understanding of wildlife conservation best practice and context. This empowers them to assist in creating a genuinely positive, long-term impact in the communities or environments in which they’ll work.

Career opportunities and requirements within the field of wildlife conservation are evolving rapidly. Impact Academy participants gain access to our jobs board, featuring thousands of vacancies in the wildlife conservation sector.

Who Is This Program For?

The Impact Academy Wildlife Conservation program has been designed for students hoping to launch their career in wildlife conservation. This includes students who are pursuing, or have completed, tertiary level qualifications in biology, zoology, environmental science, ecology, wildlife science and related fields.

This program is also designed to meet the needs of “career switchers” — those hoping to move from their current career into a wildlife conservation career. Specifically, this course is relevant to individuals working in unrelated fields who would like to develop a better understanding of the preservation and conservation of wildlife and supporting ecosystems.

Finally, the Impact Academy Wildlife Conservation program is perfect for those already working in the wildlife conservation sector who are interested in advancing their careers.

Find Out More

Visit the Impact Academy Wildlife Conservation program online to start your impact career journey today.