Environment Platform Wales unveils new ‘Curious Minds’ Careers-focused podcast

As part of our work to support the next generation of environmental professionals in Wales, Environment Platform Wales (EP Wales) is  producing a series of bite-sized talks focused on careers and skills development. The guest podcast series feature early career environmental professionals from across the public, private and third sectors. Covering a wide range of disciplines related to the marine and terrestrial environment, fresh water, fisheries, soils, forestry, air quality, ecology, conservation, decarbonisation and more – the podcast series aims to inspire early career professionals and those at the start of their careers to consider new and exciting career pathways.

As part of an increased focus on early career support and student/graduate experience, the podcast series comes as EP Wales is set to launch a new Careers Hub on it’s website, in addition to new partnership programmes with member institutions in the spring and summer of 2021. The podcast recordings will be linked to via the upcoming careers hub, alongside research opportunities and placements, event and workshop listings.

Feedback and review the podcasts – enter a prize draw to win Amazon Vouchers for the new year period!

As part of efforts to develop and improve the podcast series, EP Wales is inviting students, graduates and early career professionals to listen and review the podcasts in order to enter a prize draw to win Amazon vouchers for the holiday period. *Draw to take place w/c 4th January 2021*

Review the podcast and share your views – win a £50 voucher! (link)

Podcast host and communications lead for EP Wales, Gemma Treharne-Foose said:

“It’s a challenging time for students, graduates and early career professionals right now. We’re working with our members and their recruitment and graduate leads to provide exciting new opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in the environmental sciences. The podcast series forms an important part of our mission to illustrate the breadth and variety of jobs available in environmental sciences and engineering, to highlight skills gaps and explore the many different career paths….”

Listen to our ‘Curious Minds’ Podcast or watch our ‘In:conversation’ webcast

‘Curious Minds’ from Environment Platform Wales is hosted on leading entertainment/streaming platforms Spotify, Anchor, Google Podcasts, Breaker, RadioPublic and Pocket Casts: search for ‘Curious Minds by Environment Platform Wales’.

You can also watch previous episodes of our ‘In:conversation’ web series (where we discuss a range of environmental topics with a panel of specialists and invited guests) via our Vimeo channel. To get involved as a guest on our ‘Curious Minds’ career podcast or a panellist on our ‘In:conversation’ web series, contact us.


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