Early Career Ecologists and Exploitation

Paul Whitby considers himself incredibly fortunate to work as an ecologist, working in the great outdoors observing nature in a role that so many people would dream of but he has a concern. Whilst the industry has undoubtedly been growing year on year, the number of job seekers has far outnumbered positions available and, this desperation by some to get their foot in the door and start a career in ecology has led to exploitation by some employers. 

Read more about Paul’s concerns and suggestions for job seekers here