Job opportunities

Job opportunities

Student placements short and long term

Jersey Zoo

Jersey Zoo

Jersey Closing date for applications is: 31st Dec 2019
Contact: Gale Glendewar ([email protected])
Sector: Education
Type: Work Experience
Contract type: Full-time

Durrell is delighted to be able to offer a number of work experience placements, which will give you a unique understanding of working for an international conservation organisation.

There is the chance to develop your skills across a variety of departments at Durrell, including the mammal, bird, herpetology, lab and veterinary, education and marketing departments.

There is also the opportunity to complete research projects and dissertations during your placement.

A placement at Durrell will provide valuable experience to add to your CV showing future employers that you are committed to a career in the conservation sector.

To see if you are suitable to apply for a placement, please download the guidelines here (http://wildlife.durrell.org/jobs/  and then click on “Student work experience placements”).

We will be taking applications from mid-September 2019 for:

  • Summer placements (minimum eight weeks)
    • Flexible starting May/June 2020 to September 2020.
  • Short-term placements (minimum eight weeks) 
    • Flexible starting September 2020 to May/June 2021
  • Long-term placements (9-12 months)
    • Flexible starting September 2020 to August 2021.

Closing date for applications will be 31st December 2019. Interviews (by Skype or phone) will take place in early January, for those that have made it through the selection process.

A full uniform and a small bursary are available to all placement students to help with living costs while on placement.

To apply please send a CV and a letter of application to . Please indicate in your application whether you are applying for a summer, short-term or long-term placement, and your preferred department(s). Please also indicate if you are required to complete a research project during your placement.

If you would like further information please contact the Student Placement coordinator Gale Glendewar at or +44 (0)1534 860042.

Apply for this job:

To apply please send a CV and a letter of application to [email protected] Please indicate in your application whether you are applying for a summer, short-term or long-term placement, and your preferred department(s). Please also indicate if you are required to complete a research project during your placement.

If you would like further information please contact the Student Placement coordinator Gale Glendewar at [email protected] or +44 (0)1534 860042.