A Career in Wildland Firefighting
The the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the National Park Service (NPS), and other Federal agencies hire Wildland Firefighters. To find jobs in Wildland Firefighting at federal agencies follow these steps:
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5 Secrets to Finding a Conservation Career
Looking to pursue your passion in conservation? Here is a short list of secrets to help improve your conservation career job search.
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Diversity in the Conservation Workforce
Conservation Conversation from Benjamin Drummond + Sara Steele on Vimeo.
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Five Tips to Start Your Conservation Career While Still in College
Employers recognize that you are focused on your class work and getting good grades during your college years. However, after graduating you need to stand out from the crowd. Here are five tips to bulk up on your job skills and other knowledge that will grab the attention of a prospective conservation employer.
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Thinking About a Career in Conservation?
Conservation work involves the protection and preservation of the environment. While conservation jobs are diverse, they all involve conserving natural resources for future generations. Let’s take a look at a few professions in the conservation field.
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About the DJV

The Diversity Joint Venture for Careers in Conservation (DJV) is a partnership of federal and state agencies, universities, non-governmental organizations, foundations, and professional societies that work together to increase the number of women and people of color in the conservation workforce.

The DJV leverages new and existing programs to achieve increased diversity with the support of the Partner organizations. DJV efforts include introducing potential employees to the conservation field, supporting recruitment and hiring, and providing opportunities for career growth and development. By doing so, the Partners can ensure that conservation organizations attract, recruit, and retain a new, dynamic cadre of diverse employees whose fresh insights and perspectives will increase productivity in the workplace

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