For those who want to join an expedition or overseas project, rather than plan their own, the Society can offer support in a number of ways.
Find a project to join
Browse our ‘delicious links directory’ of over 200 organisations that recruit personnel for expeditions, conservation and volunteering projects in the UK or overseas.
Register your interest
Register your skills for expeditions and receive updates on the latest vacancies.
Receive the Bulletin of Expedition Vacancies
A directory of one off vacancies currently being advertised.
Advertise your vacancy
Looking for team mates or expedition staff? Email your vacancy to firstname.lastname@example.org
Support for Gap Years
Find out more about how the Society can help gap students at www.rgs.org/gap
Joining an expedition as a medical professional
Browse our expedition medicine pages for more information.
Support with funding
Use our directory of links to search for grants available to join an expedition either as a group or individual.
Learn more about the RGS-IBG Grants Programme
Read fundraising to join an expedition (PDF) and advice in the RGS-IBG Expedition Handbook
Find tips on raising money for charity challenges in Blood, Sweat and Charity by Nick Stanhope
Expedition vacancy of the month
Gyre to Gaia - Pangaea Exploration
Pangaea Exploration is a marine exploration, education and conservation organisation. They focus on scientific and conservation expeditions as well as sailing voyages. This Autumn they will survey the North Atlantic Gyre for microplastics and explore the wider issues surrounding the design challenge that plastic pollution poses.
This expeditions has two parts - an outward journey and return journey following the same route.
Falmouth to Azores 17-28 September 2014
Azores to Falmouth 4-12 October 2014
For more information please visit http://panexplore.com/exploring-ocean-friendly-design-uk-to-azores/