I want to work in...Forestry


This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.


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Typical job profiles

Forrest/Woodland Manager (Prospects) 

Forrest Officer 


Useful online resources

The Guide: Land based Industries Independent e-zine

Forestry Skills Forum & Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Useful information on careers in forrest management.

Scottish Forestry

Forestry and Land Scotland


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Forestry Jobs - GreenJobs 

Jobs - Forestry Commission

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

National Trust

Trees for Life

The Woodland Trust

Forestry Journal


Professional bodies

Forestry and Land Scotland (formerly Forestry Commission)

Institute of Chartered Foresters  


 To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the linkedin alumni tool to make contact with strathclyde alumni working in this area.