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Bachelor of Environmental Science majoring in wildlife and conservation biology
Currently working for:
Birds Australia (Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union)
How long have you been working for this organisation?
Position title and short job description:
Research Project Officer working on the Important Bird Areas project and the Beach Nesting Birds project.
Working highlight so far:
The Beach Nesting Birds project being nominated as a finalist for the Victorian Coastal Awards.
What are the things you enjoy most about your job?
Experiencing every aspect of conservation and management of wildlife. These include human dimensions, hands on field management, data analysis, mapping and critical thinking.
#1 tip for current students studying your course:
Volunteer, volunteer and volunteer more! Nothing beats the experience you gain when you are out in the field.