• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the virtual experience and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The work experience comprised of week-long virtual talks through Zoom. Each day there were around 4-5 speakers, all giving a presentation or a talk on their specific field of work within conservation. Talks included animal grazing management, setting up your own business, storytelling, education and much more.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • It was fantastic because it really gave me in an insight into all the various fields of work I could go into, which I had no idea about before. Focus- especially with the nature of placements and work all going online.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 5/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • It was good to see how much the Conservation field can branch off, and to be able to speak to people within those different areas were great. Was enjoyable to hear their own personal journeys and making contacts.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the virtual experience
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the virtual experience
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the virtual experience
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The atmosphere and culture were great. The main leaders of the programme, Brian and Kelly, were present throughout and always on hand to answer questions. All the participants were friendly too.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your virtual experience?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?
  • Very much so. They really packed the placement full.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the virtual experience
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at BCP Council
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend BCP Council to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BCP Council
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to learn.

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Virtual Experience

Science/Research, Travel and Tourism

South East

3rd February 2021

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