Environmental research

Want to volunteer abroad in the area of environmental and conservation research? Find the perfect program for you, with Verge magazine's searchable overseas program directory.

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Atlantic Whale Foundation offers volunteer placements to international volunteers who are interested in contributing their time to this environmental project. Volunteers will work as research guides on the whale watching boats three or so days per week an ...
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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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The National Trust for Scotland offers Thistle Camps that carry out a variety of activities- archaeology, crofting, wood-working and surveying. With such a large and diverse range of camps, they really do have something for everyone - old or young. So whe ...
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Volunteering at a Heifer International Learning Center offers a hands-on opportunity to see theory put in to practice and connects participants with a community that is actively working to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth! Experience working ...
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The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) offers solutions to some of the most serious challenges facing the planet and the human race, such as climate change, pollution and the waste of precious resources. They demonstrate practical ways of addressing ...
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The goal of the WWF Global Youth Volunteer Programme is to provide youth with powerful, direct experience with the unique challenges developing nations face in protecting their environment and its assets. While in the field, volunteers will take part in v ...
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Expeditions place ordinary people alongside scientists who are at the forefront of conservation work. Conservation projects include snow leopard research in the Altai mountains, whale studies on the Azores, chamois, bear & wolf conservation in the Tatra m ...
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Hundreds of volunteers from around the world come to work at Sunseed Desert Technology (SDT) each year. SDT relies on these volunteers not only for their valuable work and ideas, but also for their funding
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The Leap provides a variety of voluntary work and sporting programmes all round the world. They uniquely combine the exciting elements of adventure travel with helping on sustainable eco-tourism/safari, conservation and community projects. All Leap projec ...
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Experience International provides creative, diverse, and challenging placements that fit each individual's needs and career goals. Placements can be arranged in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, fisheries, environmental education, parks, recreation, an ...
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Vets go Wild can provide hands-on veterinary experience and fulfill some a portion of university Veterinary Science requirements. Amakhala/Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, is the setting for the new 16-day module for students under ...
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Enthusiastic and committed volunteers are required for demanding sea turtle conservation projects run by ARCHELON in Greece. Projects include Seasonal Field Work observing and protecting nesting females and their hatchlings and year round rehabilitation o ...
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Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in the Galapagos Islands offers volunteer opportunities to students and professionals who study and work in environmental science and conservation. Student volunteers must have completed 2 or more years of undergradu ...
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We are 1Planet, a unique organization for placing volunteers in positions innately suited to their interests and values. We specialize in environmental and animal welfare concerns. We have partnered with the Animal Rescue Fund of Rincon, Puerto Rico to so ...
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Bimini Biological Field Station's Sharklab is looking for two kinds of volunteers, people with a biological background who are generally interested in gaining field experience working with sharks and students already involved in a graduate programme looki ...
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Participate in conservation and research studies in biologically important areas. Students will work with scientists on projects that include conducting a biodiversity study of an unexplored rainforest in Borneo, estimating orangutan populations using gen ...
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Blue Ventures is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to marine conservation, education and sustainable development in tropical coastal communities. Through marine expeditions, volunteers from around the world participate on career breaks, student gap ...
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Iracambi assists with forest corridors to link islands of threatened forest. Iracambi researches forest based products and income generation through Payment for Environmental Services. They work in GIS, Environmental Education, and Public Policy and contr ...
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In Defense of Animals African offers six month volunteer positions through the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in Cameroon. Under the direction of a Project Manager, volunteers are responsible for carrying out day-to-day operations of the sanctuary. ...
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Odyssey Expeditions offers sailing, scuba diving, marine biology and island exploration on adventures exploring the British Virgin Islands and Windward Islands. The service, education and adventure voyages feature focused adventures with hands-on marine e ...
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