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Training module: job-searching skills for a career at the science-policy interface

The 5th and last training session of Inspire4Nature has now started, with the aim of improving the fellows’ job-hunting skills as they continue their career path in either academic or non-academic environments. We began with a course on the 1st June 2021, by Ana Rodrigues (senior researcher at the CNRS), Matt Jones (Head of Programme Business & Biodiversity at UNEP-WCMC) and Elise Belle (Senior Project Portfolio Officer at WCMC-Europe).

The course focused on how to read a job offer (academic and non-academic) and how candidates can tailor their CV and cover letter to best demonstrate their fit to the position. Next: fellows will be practising on real job offers and get personalised feedback on their CVs and cover letters.

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Youth Takeover of the UN Biodiversity Instagram

Inspire4Nature fellow Marie Morgane Rouyer was interviewed live on the United Nation’s Biodiversity Instagram account, as part of its takeover by the Global Youth Biodiversity Network. The takeover started on the 17th of May as part of the celebrations around the International Day for Biological Diversity (22 May), and included sharing of youth-led actions, activities, events, and live interviews. Continue reading “Youth Takeover of the UN Biodiversity Instagram”