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  • wildlife conservation

    When Saving Species is Your Passion

    • Jan 12, 2023
    • Mukesh Kwatra

    A career in wildlife conservation requires a lot of attention and hard work and should only be followed by those who are passionate about animals and who want to protect and learn more about them.

  • forestry work

    Training Future Forest Resource Professionals

    • Dec 8, 2022
    • Adam Russell

    Jordan Herrin can look back and see the forest for the trees.

  • entomologists

    Pursuing Jobs Beyond Academia: Tips From Entomologists in the Field

    • Nov 10, 2022
    • Sarah Elzay

    Entomology jobs in nonprofit, government, industry, and policy organizations are out there.

  • salmon

    Conservation Biology Through the Lens of a Career in Salmon Conservation

    • Oct 13, 2022
    • Charles Conn

    These are personal reflections on the state of the field and thoughts on a potential way forward for conservation biology from a grant maker who came to conservation science late and from an unusual starting point.

  • flying bat

    How a Love of Bats and Frogs Became a Wildlife Ecology Career for Nicaraguan Native

    • Sep 8, 2022
    • Heidi Toth

    When José Martinez-Fonseca was ready for a graduate degree, he turned to wildlife ecology.

  • planting a tree

    Conservation Careers: Empowering Young People in Conservation

    • Sep 1, 2022

    Sherilyn Bos, Capacity Development Officer at BirdLife International works with the Conservation Leadership Programme to support early career conservationists to overcome threats to nature in places where capacity and access to resources is limited.

  • graduate student research winners

    2022 SCB Graduate Student Research Award Winners

    • Aug 26, 2022

    The Society is awarding ten graduate students with $1,000 fellowships this month to carry out field research on their topic area in conservation.

  • online job application

    How Conservation Biologists can Optimize Their Resume for Recruitment Software

    • Jul 14, 2022
    • Matt Craven

    It’s crucial that your resume appeals to both humans and the “machines.”

  • How to Get the Most Out of Attending Professional Conferences

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • The Wiley Network / Diane Imus and Kathy Zhang

    These days, attending a professional conference should be part of your personal learning and development plan because, let’s face it, in this fast-paced world, learning on the job never ends. 

  • The Surprising Way You Can Get Ahead at Work

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • The Wiley Network / Tara Trubela

    Studies show that never coming up for air isn’t the way to get recognized - but giving yourself a break to recharge is.

  • Are You Part of the Biodiversity Solution?

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • Caroline Kerichu; Biodiversity Conservationist: SCB Africa Section Student Research Grant Winner 2020/2021

    International Biodiversity Day is celebrated every 22nd day of May. This year’s theme, “We are part of the solution” was aimed at raising the awareness of the importance of our biodiversity and ensuring the protection of these resources that shape our environment.

  • How to Create High-Trust Organizations

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • The Wiley Network / Nicole Dingley

    According to research done by neuroeconomist Paul J. Zak, people at companies with high levels of trust report 74% less stress, 106% more energy at work, 50% higher productivity, 13% fewer sick days, 76% more engagement, 29% more satisfaction with their lives, and 40% less burnout.

  • What Is Healthy Human-Computer Interaction?

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • The Wiley Network

    In a podcast episode James Bowen, spoke with Simon Morris and Tara Akhavan about the need for healthy machine-human interaction and how to take an interdisciplinary approach to producing a measurable human health improvement when using computer displays.

  • 7 Ways to Say “No” Without Saying “No”

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • The Wiley Network / Annie Sullivan

    Do you find yourself saying “yes” to every request at work because you feel like you can’t say “no”? Despite being only two letters, it’s surprisingly hard to say.

  • 5 Rituals That Will Change Your Work Life

    • May 6, 2021
    • The Wiley Network / Tara Trubela

    We spend most of our time at work. So, how can we make our work lives better with regards to our relationships, creativity, life transitions, and the unpredictable ebb and flow of the organization as a whole?

  • Cultivating Creativity in Conservation Science

    • Apr 21, 2020

    While other sectors (e.g., business) frequently emphasize creative thinking to overcome complex challenges, creativity is rarely identified as an essential skill for conservationists. Yet more creative approaches are urgently needed in the effort to sustain Earth's biodiversity. Read this article for 4 strategies to develop skills in creative thinking and a discussion of the underlying research and examples supporting each strategy.

  • Practical Recommendations to Help Students Bridge the Research–Implementation Gap and Promote Conservation

    • Apr 18, 2020

    Graduate students often struggle to bridge the research–implementation gap and promote the translation of their work into meaningful conservation actions. We have devised recommendations on how graduate students can create resources within their academic institutions, institutionalize resources, and engage with stakeholders to promote real-world conservation outcomes.

  • How to write and publish a scientific paper in the field of marine ecology and conservation

    • Mar 16, 2020

    SCB member and marine ecologist David Shiffman’s blog post “How to write and publish a scientific paper in the field of marine ecology and conservation” is a useful resource for undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Graduate Student’s Guide to Necessary Skills for Nonacademic Conservation Careers

    • Mar 1, 2020

    From Conservation Biology, the Graduate Student’s Guide to Necessary Skills for Nonacademic Conservation Careers is a great resource for students who are considering careers in conservation biology.