*Looking for a job in environmental conservation? An internship with the World Land Trust (WLT), a conservation charity working on projects worldwide, gives you the practical skills to find paid work*

Julie MacDonald on an outreach visit to Chessington Zoo, during her internship at the WLT.

The World Land Trust (WLT) has an unpaid internship for a Projects Development Assistant, helping our team with land purchase and restoration ecology projects. WLT has conservation projects across the world, turning some of the planet’s most threatened habitats and species into protected wildlife reserves. We work with partnership organisations within the project countries, providing funding, consultancy and training. Working directly with the CEO (John Burton) and project management team, the internship programme will provide *an excellent opportunity to acquire skills in conservation management.* During the six-month programme,* interns will receive training individually tailored to equip them to fulfil their role at WLT*. Previous intern, Julie MacDonald, was offered a job with Greenspace Information for Greater London after completing WLT’s six-month programme. She said:

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 “I have benefited a great deal from the internship; the office experience, skills and networking I learnt at WLT are proving useful every day.”

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*Closing Date: 25 July 2011*

-More information and how you can apply:-

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