Join our Virtual Open Day

Join our Virtual Open Day

Zoom call : 15 Oct 2022 | 11:00–13:30 EDT | 16:00–18:30 BST

Are you passionate about sustainable development? Do you want to contribute to vital research efforts? And explore some of the world’s most beautiful places?

Our next free Virtual Open Day is your chance to learn more about our different internship programs – the science, the adventure and the career skills.

Includes: Inspiring stories from our passionate staff and participants, a Q&A session and an exciting special offer.

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Zoom call : 15 Oct 2022 | 11:00–13:30 EDT | 16:00–18:30 BST

You are passionate about sustainable community development. You want to contribute to vital research efforts aimed at relieving some of our most pressing global issues. 

You are keen to live and work in some of the world’s most beautiful places. You want on-the-ground experience to develop your data collection and research skill sets with experts in the field. 

Our internship programs can give you all of that, and so much more.

Our next free Virtual Open Day is your chance to learn more about our different internship programs – the science, the adventure and the career skills.

 

This Virtual Open Day is for you if you want to

  • Hear directly from past participants as they share their personal experiences.
  • Get a break down of our in-person and virtual internship offerings.
  • Learn about our conservation internship programs in Fiji and Seychelles.
  • Ask questions and get feedback from our staff, alumni and ambassadors.
  • If you’re under 18 or over 65 – we’ve got special speakers just for you! 
  • Connect with passionate change-makers from all over the world.
  • Learn about how to make the most out of an internship.

 

You’ll also get exclusive access to a special GVI Open Day offer. If you make your booking and pay a deposit of £100/US$190 by midnight Monday 17 Oct 2022 (EDT), you’ll qualify for an additional £100/US$190 off your booking. If you use this offer, you can also pay your program off in instalments at no extra cost (usually a fee of £125/US$250 applies).

Take the first step on the journey of a lifetime. Sign up for our Open Day. Limited spots – first come, first served.

Schedule of events

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GVI programs overview

10 minutes

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GVI under 18 and group trips

20 minutes

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GVI in-person internships

20 minutes

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GVI virtual internships: how to make an impact remotely

20 minutes

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How to make the most of an internship

10 minutes

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Making an impact in Mahe, Seychelles

20 minutes

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Making an impact in Dawasamu, Fiji

20 minutes

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Volunteering as a retiree

10 minutes

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Why GVI?

20 minutes

Whilst places are free, spaces are limited and must be pre-booked on a first come, first served basis.

The GVI Open Day takes place over Zoom, and a link will be sent to you via email and text message the day before the event. 

No Zoom account is needed and in the event that you would like to download Zoom, the free version is perfectly suitable. 

If you are a first-time Zoom user, don’t sweat, it’s easy to use. Please note that GVI presenters and other attendees will not be able to see you via video or hear you via sound. You are welcome to engage with us and each other by typing in the chat box and ask the presenter questions in real-time via the Q&A box, which will then be answered live.

Get acquainted with your open day presenters

Maria (she/her)

Ambassador and Outreach Coordinator, GVI Central Support

Maria is the GVI Ambassador and Outreach Coordinator. She studied marine biology and oceanography, and is passionate about the ocean and all it h ...

Michele (she/her)

Program Manager, Fiji

Michele has been with GVI for an impressive 10 years and currently manages our programs in Fiji. She began her journey as a volunteer on a GVI pr ...

Siobhan (she/her)

Virtual Internships Manager, GVI Central Support

Siobhan is the Virtual Internships Manager at GVI! She has a degree in Zoology, and has worked in the fields of wildlife conservation, environmen ...

Dave (he/him)

Program Manager, Mahe

Dave is our Program Manager in Mahe, Seychelles. He’s originally from Australia but has spent the majority of his life with a backpack, a sense o ...

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