Fronteering, a travel and volunteer organization that takes you off the beaten path, offers unique trips where you can conserve the environment and wildlife, and support indigenous people around the world. This organization offers programs in 14 different countries worldwide, travelers have the opportunity to visit unspoiled locations, enjoy rugged adventures, and have a positive impact on the community.
Put your degree as a forest or conservation technician to use when you volunteer with Amerindian Communities in the Guyana Rainforests of the Amazon to research and develop sustainable eco-tourism. Help to set up eco-friendly infrastructure through construction, maintenance, wildlife research, and monitoring. Stay for four weeks or longer on this project, with fees starting at $2,495.
Pack your compass and map, the tools of the geographer and archaeologist, and join Fronteering on a Wilderness Research project in Yukon, Canada. Assist with several projects regarding land and wildlife management in a First Nation Community, including heritage data collection and archaeological work. Stay two weeks or longer with fees starting at $945.
Future conservation scientists will love this unique internship with Wildlife and Environmental Conservation in the Scottish Highlands. There’s a minimum stay of 12 weeks for this scientific immersion program that lets you help to protect wildlife like the European wild cat, white-tailed eagles, European otter, osprey, and golden eagle! Fees start at $1,295.