If you are early on in your career, need a study site to carry out your research or just have a keen interest in conservation and want to contribute to protecting Borneo’s biodiversity, we offer a range of opportunities, which might just be what you are looking for!

Aman and Nick (4) - Sabangau - Andrew Walmsley - 2012
Larisa In Jungle 9



Our volunteers undertake a range of biodiversity surveying and monitoring activities. Previous research or conservation experience is not essential, but enthusiasm is! We have no volunteer places available at present, but we are exploring new and exciting opportunities for volunteer expeditions in Borneo for summer 2018.

Expeditions are typically a month or so in duration. If you would like to register your interest, please send the following to

• Dates of availability
• CV
• Why you would like to join a volunteer expedition

Please note that there will be a selection process for volunteers before participation can be confirmed.

Our internships are training programmes that provide a unique opportunity to gain field research skills in a natural forest environment and typically last for 3-6 months. Internships are offered in primate behaviour and ecology, and biodiversity monitoring. Previous research experience is advantageous, but not essential.

International Interns
Our international intern positions are currently full, if you would like to register your interest please send the following to

• Dates of availability
• CV
• Why you would like to undertake an internship with us

Please note that there will be a selection process for interns before participation can be confirmed.

Indonesian Interns
We are still accepting applications from Indonesian nationals and bursaries may be available for successful applicants. Please email for more information.

Lizzie 1 - Sabangau - Chris Owen - 2015
Hendri Using GPS 2

Conducting Research


Every year we support a large number of research projects, from BSc to PhD and beyond. Places are limited and will depend on available spaces, feasibility of research topic and alignment of your research topic with our overall conservation research aims.

Initial inquiries about carrying out research should be addressed to Prospective students or researchers should include a CV and an outline of research topic interests in the initial email. All students will be expected to submit a full proposal and letter of support from their university before they will be formally accepted.

Although we have no vacancies at this time, employment opportunities do arise from time to time, so please keep checking back and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn of any new opportunities.

For more conservation job opportunities see and

For more information about all the opportunities above, please email us at