Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    4.3

Role Description

Virtual experience to learn about conservation and park ranger roles at Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve.

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Virtual talks given via Zoom about topics including employment in conservation, education and public engagement as well theory behind conservation and global conservation efforts. Completed a project to encourage more young people to enjoy Nature and treat it with respect.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Developed presentation skills and learned a lot more about employability when being an undergrad or upon graduation.


  • 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?
  • Interesting and I now realise that there are multiple roles involved with conservation, it is not just fieldwork. Insightful to learn this and to be able to take a second look at my career choices.


  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

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

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The general atmosphere was warm and welcoming, even online. The culture of the company is very animal orientated but excellent interpersonal relations within the company were obvious, encouraging others to join the working environment.


  • 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 insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Really loved it; learned a lot, gained lots of new network links through talks with experts from the industry & met some other students in my sector of education to be able to discuss future careers with.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at BCP Council
  • 3/5

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


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BCP Council
  • Do not miss this opportunity! It is so insightful and can help you choose a career in conservation. Be prepared for a whirlwind of information on varying topics, and to follow up this by connecting with the experts and talking to them on LinkedIn afterwards!


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Environmental

19th February 2021


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