Career

17thMay 2022

Green employability for young people in Scotland

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My Climate Path provides a wide range of opportunities for young people to demonstrate the legacy that COP26 will bring them and their future careers in green and circular roles across all industries. Check out the opportunities listed under My Climate Path initiatives. This includes Wee Forest programmes supported by NatureScot.

12thMay 2022

Green employability: What types of skills are needed in the climate sector?

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This YouthLink Scotland 90-minute webinar will take a look at some of the different skills that are needed in green industries. It will feature guest speakers who are young people working in climate-related jobs, as well as focusing on how youth workers can support young people to improve their green [...]

10thMay 2022

Young Darwin Scholarship 2022 – Applications Open!

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Aged 16 – 25? Intrigued and fascinated by the natural world? Thinking of pursuing an environmental career but don’t know where to start? The Field Studies Council have announced that their Young Darwin Scholarship is returning for its 10th year! Offering a five-day experience immersed in the outdoors plus ongoing [...]

24thMarch 2022

First steps into a green career

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The Field Studies Council have recently released an online careers workshop series that is ideal for anyone looking to get into the environmental sector or progress their career, or browse FCS Experiences for Young People across the UK.

10thMarch 2022

Sustainability and Climate Change – FSC Millport 1-5th August 2022

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This residential Field Studies Centre (FSC) course offers young people the chance to gain the knowledge and skills to take climate action back to their communities, talk more confidently on the issues and to make a positive and long-lasting impact. This residential is designed for Higher and Advanced Higher / [...]

10thMarch 2022

Transformative Competencies and Employability in Young People through Outdoor Learning – webinar 5th April 2022

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This Moray House School of Education and Sport online webinar will take place 5th April 2-3pm. It is a public free to register event. It presents findings from a UK and European project looking at young people’s employment, with a focus on outdoor learning.

14thOctober 2021

A dream job in river restoration

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An environmental conservation apprentice shares his work experience in this NatureScot guest blog with Lantra Scotland (14 October 2021).  His job is to restore Scotland’s rivers with the Forth Rivers Trust. Find out about his journey into a conservation career, and pick up some tips,