Career Development Resources

Where Can Ecology Take You?

Developed in association with the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, this leaflet provides an introduction to the breadth of careers available to aspiring ecologists.

You can download a digital copy of the leaflet.

Top tips for a career in ecology

This single page pdf was produced after a series of careers conferences and provides a quick summary for undergraduates and recent graduates who are thinking about their next step.

You can download a copy for own use and are welcome to photocopy for your students.

Associate Editor training

This page provides training for Associate Editors handling manuscript for any ecology journal. Resources cover: How to assess a manuscript on initial submission, finding reviewers, how to assess reviewer comments, handling revisions, and writing good recommendation letters to authors.


Our webinars offer free careers advice to ecologists at all career levels, drawing in people from across the world. They include short talks from a variety of speakers and an interactive Q&A session. The resources can be downloaded below and the webinars are available for viewing via the BES YouTube channel.