Career development resources

Rooting for a career in ecology

Developed in association with the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, this popular booklet provides a quick summary of the breadth of careers available to aspiring ecologists.  It is suitable for all ages.

You can download a copy for your own use or you can email us and we can send out multiple copies for your students.

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.


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.