discussion / Early Career  / 2 June 2023

Tales of career triumph

Hello Wildlabers!

I am trying to break into the ocean conservation tech world, and would love to hear about your tales of triumph breaking into the industry! Tell me about mentors you’ve had, jobs, certifications, coursework… anything that you feel really helped catapult your career! 

For context, I work in the environmental field but in the aviation industry. After completing my masters thesis on mangrove carbon sequestration, creating my own data using Google Earth Engine and GIS, I knew I had found my passion. I’d love to work on coastal/ocean ecosystem conservation and marine protected areas with a focus on tech. 

Thank you and can’t wait to hear about your successes! 

Just tangentially, can you elaborate on "…work in the environmental field but in the aviation industry"?