About the Company

Job Information

  • Region

  • Location

    Hybrid home working and office (Kendal, Cumbria)

  • Salary

    A bursary package will be provided

  • Date Posted


  • Closing Date

    Closing Soon 17/03/2023

Job description

An exciting opportunity for an undergraduate student to spend a sandwich placement with Cumbria Local Nature Partnership (CLNP), hosted with Cumbria Wildlife Trust (CWT). 

An exciting opportunity to support CLNP and help lead on nature recovery. You’ll contribute to landscape-scale strategies to inform local planning decisions to protect, restore and create space for nature.  You’ll gain valuable experience in partnership working, legislation and will learn new GIS and data management, analysis and report writing skills, whilst also gaining some insights into the work of different environmental/nature organisations and groups.

Full training will be provided, including career development and first aid training, alongside a bursary package. 

It is expected that the placement will start around end of June 2023 for a 10-month period (dates flexible). The successful student will support CWT four days a week to enable them to fulfil the requirements of their degree.

To apply, please complete an application form and return with a covering letter (maximum two pages) outlining what you would like to gain from the placement. Please demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the placements through your skills and experience and refer to both the person specification and role description carefully. 

Please send via email to Claire Shepherd, HR Manager at admin@cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk or by post to Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Plumgarths, Crook Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8LX. 

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 17th March 2023.

Interviews will be held Thursday 30th March 2023 at Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Plumgarths, Crook Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8LX.

Please note that all sandwich placements need to be filled by individuals on a recognised sandwich programme or equivalent, while the individuals are enrolled at a university. working towards their undergraduate degree.

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