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MSc Intern (Ecology) - All Sites

Company: Ecus Ltd.
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: £10k per annum
Job Description

Company Overview

Ecus is a leading independent multi-disciplinary environmental services company. We support our clients in delivering development in an environmentally responsible manner.  Since our establishment in 1986, we have worked across a wide range of sectors including rail, residential and commercial developments, infrastructure, energy, agriculture and public sector support.

Ecus’ range of services covers virtually all environmental disciplines. Our core services include EIA, ecology, landscape, heritage, geo-environmental consultancy, the water environment, environmental management, environmental trainingand sustainability. We also advise on air quality, noise and vibration, health impact assessments, and community and social impact assessments.

Role Description

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic team players with a desire to join a well-established and respected environmental consultancy.

Working alongside our team of experienced and knowledgeable environmental consultants, you will play a key role in the delivery of a diverse range of ecological and environmental based projects.

The role will typically include:

  • Assisting with large-scale protected species field surveys across the UK (particularly bats)
  • Undertaking data consultations and reviewing biological records
  • Assisting with extended Phase 1 habitat surveys
  • Pre-survey preparation
  • Field recording, data entry and input of survey data
  • Drafting environmental reports


  • Gain experience of environmental consultancy work
  • Development of professional skills etc.
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Range of experience
  • Good bursary
  • Additional training as required (E.g. CSCS Card / H&S Training)

Essential Criteria

  • Undertaking a MSc in a relevant subject
  • The Ability to work away from home as / when required to undertake surveys as part of a field team (all expenses paid)
  • Full driving licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of ecological surveys
  • GIS experience
  • Experience of bat analysis software

Ecus is an equal opportunities employer, we provide a supportive friendly working environment, offer competitive salaries, flexible working and we are proud to have gained Investors in People ‘Silver’ status. All applicants must demonstrate their right to work in the UK.

Applications should be made via email to  and should include a CV and covering letter outlining the position applied for along with a portfolio (if applicable) to demonstrate your range of technical skills and experience (less than 10MB file or include a sharing download link).

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES – We do not accept CVs from third parties / agencies, and any applications received will be treated as the property of Ecus Ltd. We will not be liable for any fees related to unsolicited CVs received

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