Keeping it Wild Traineeships
A full time, three-month Traineeship for 16-25-year-olds, paid via a bursary.
You'll be based at one of our nature reserves, learning practical skills in urban nature conservation, community engagement, media, journalism and communications.
What's a Traineeship like?
Trainee Dan gives us a sneak peak...
Check out what the current Trainees are up to over on our Instagram feed, and catch their takeovers saved on our Highlights, or read some of their thoughts on the programme on our blog pages:
London's feathered friends by Keeping it Wild Trainee Ishmael
From first glance, it may seem like London can only be a habitat for birds which thrive in built up areas. Pigeons, for example, have…
Forgotten eels by Keeping it Wild Trainee Lee
In Melanesian mythology, a mysterious, huge serpent-like fish lives at the bottom of lakes. Known as Abaia, it considers all the…
The truth about London's reptiles
Keeping it Wild Trainee Lee tackles the negative stigma and reveals more about London's reptiles.
Why should we care about moths?
For National Moth Week, Keeping it Wild Trainee talks about their importance as some of the most diverse and successful organisms on…
Discovering chalk grassland at Hutchinson's Bank
In my time so far as a Keeping it Wild trainee, I have been lucky enough to be based at Hutchinson's Bank in Croydon. Here we are…
The role of Butterflies in art - Keeping it Wild Trainee Jess looks into their significance
“Art and nature shall always be wrestling until they eventually conquer one another” (Maria Sibylla Merian, 1647 – 1717)
Some people say that jobs are a stepping stone, but this
was more like a trampoline – it will open so many
doors for a career in conservation.
We'll be recruiting for our next round of Trainees this Autumn - sign up to our mailing list for news and updates.