How do I get into an ocean conservation career without having to go back to school for a new degree?

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asked Aug 10, 2017 in Ocean Conservation by Rick (15 points)

3 Answers

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answered Aug 11, 2017 by cquade7 (3,269 points)
The best thing would be try and volunteer at your local aquarium, and start making connections there. After that you can usually land a job there as well, and most of them are very into conservation and work with other programs as well.
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answered Aug 15, 2017 by richardehyman (2,630 points)
Network! Get involved in any groups that interest you. Join us in D.C. in 1.5 years at Blue Vision Summit.
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answered Aug 30, 2017 by Boneyard (1,593 points)
Try to use the degree you have for a conservation organization. There are going to be opportunities for your own skill set within, you just have to see what they need. Biologists are only one layer of these types of organizations. They would need management personnel, computer people, office personnel and many others in order to function. Good luck to you.
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