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Develop monitoring programs for Parks Victoria. Improve integration of conservation objectives, management actions and monitoring outcomes of those actions.
B.Sc Melbourne University; M.Sc Ecology and Management, University of Adelaide
Volunteer field assistant, Possum tracking, birds of prey, seagrass mapping
Volunteer, Centro Ecologico Akumal, Mexico - turtle management.
Volunteer, Oaxaxa, Mexico - turtle management.
Volunteer, Guymas, Mexico - Fisheries Co-management.
Beach Report Coordinator, EPA; Victoria Seagrass Watch Coordinator, DPI Queensland; Marine Scientist, EPA Victoria
Which industries do graduates from your background tend to end up in?
Government departments - science agencies, consultancies, water or land management authorities.
Why did you choose a career in an environmental field?
Just a love for the environment, a desire to have a positive impact on society and what other jobs can you mix field work and desk work?
What advice they have for graduates who want an environmental career?
"From little things big things grow"- Paul Kelly This is true! Pick up casual and/or volunteer work when available. If you show enthusiasm and do a good job people want to employ you.
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