Work Experience

We can offer school or college pupils (aged 14-17), from the west Wales area, work experience placements for one or two weeks. 

Whether this is a formal part of your curriculum or you are just looking to have first-hand experience of marine conservation and research, we welcome your application. These placements are ideally suited to those interested and looking to gain experience in: environmental sciences, maths, ICT or education.

We can also support 14-18 year olds who wish to volunteer regularly on weekends and during school holidays. Volunteering is a great way to gain valuable experience and skills to develop your CV whether you’re looking to attend university or gain employment. Click here to find out more.

Working alongside our Living Seas Team you will be involved in all aspects of our research and engagement work and will be asked to complete a work experience diary during your time with us.

Tasks Include:

  • Land based marine mammal surveys
  • Boat based marine mammal surveys (subject to parental/school approval and weather conditions)
  • Data entry and management
  • Engaging with CBMWC visitors in our centre
  • Assisting with public engagement events
  • Beach cleans

All tasks are fully risked assessed and we have appropriate insurance to cover all activities.

To Apply:

Please fill in a CBMWC Work Experience Application Form form and email it to Forms must be filled out by the candidate, not parents or guardians. A reference from a teacher will need to be sent to the same email address.

CBMWC volunteer