Tag Archives: Geography

Rural Surveyor

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Verity (25) is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. She divides her time between working at the family farm and acting as a consultant to neighbouring landowners and … Take me to the video

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Species Conservation Research Officer

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Julia (27) works at Slimbridge for an environmental charity, The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust.  She monitors and records changes in the habits and numbers of Bewick Swans that visit the UK … Take me to the video

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Senior Tourist Information Assistant

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Emma (26) divides her day between helping visitors at the city’s Tourist Information Centre and doing administration work behind the scenes.  Her responsibilities include updating the website, booking accommodation and producing listings for the What’s On guide.  Foreign languages are … Take me to the video

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Systems Co-ordinator (Environmental)

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Amie (23) works at a quarry where her main responsibilities are to monitor environmental practices, and ensure correct health and safety standards are followed.   Her work is very varied: it includes training staff and compiling reports for the environmental agencies. … Take me to the video

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Travel Agent

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Tom (21) works for a high street travel agency. He helps customers chose their holidays and arranges their travel plans.  That may include suggesting add-ons eg. pre-booking car hire or excursions which will increase the value of the booking.  Holiday … Take me to the video

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Area Tourism Officer

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Nick (27) works for a public and private sector partnership that promotes tourism in Wiltshire. He advises visitor attractions, accommodation providers and leisure facilities on training and marketing opportunities and is responsible for updating and developing the Visit Wiltshire website. … Take me to the video

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Ecologist

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Sarah (26) works in the Environmental Division of a large engineering company. It is her responsibility to survey an area for protected species before construction projects begin and then advise how risk to wildlife can be averted. Her time is … Take me to the video

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Wetlands Reserve Warden

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James (28) works for Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) at Slimbridge. He is part of a 3-person team who look after the 800-acre reserve, monitor daily activity of birds, and interact with the visiting public. They seasonally adjust water levels … Take me to the video

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Farm Manager

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Laura (26) studied agriculture at university and is now responsible for day-to-day management of a large arable farm. She talks about the different possible careers in agriculture and how farming today is a business like any other and the importance … Take me to the video

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Site Engineer

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William (23) works on a large construction project that will take two years to complete. He was involved in setting out the foundations and drainage at the start of the project. and checking the work of sub-contractors as construction progresses. … Take me to the video

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