Emerging conservation professional are those just entering or thinking about entering the field of conservation. If you are one, please see the resources below, which help you as you transition from pre-training student, to student, to conservation professional. Join the dialogue among conservation students, entry level conservators and experienced conservators, increase your involvement in AIC, find out more about conservation graduate programs, and learn more about the importance of professional standing within the field, specifically in regards to attaining Peer-Reviewed Designation.
Emerging Conservation Professional Network
These resources are developed by AIC's Emerging Conservation Professional Network.
The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is charged with working with the membership department to: create and maintain a forum and network for AIC members who are entering the field of conservation; assist AIC in enhancing ways to serve our members who are just entering the field of conservation and help members as they make the transition from student to conservation professional; enhance the dialogue among conservation students, entry level conservators and experienced conservators; increase the involvement of student and entry level conservators in AIC; enhance the dialogue between AIC and the conservation graduate programs; assist in fostering an appreciation of the importance of professional standing within the field; specifically promote attaining the status of Professional Associate and Fellow; promote the importance of service to the profession.