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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.

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Browse our ‘delicious links directory’ of over 200 organisations that recruit personnel for expeditions, conservation and volunteering projects in the UK or overseas.

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Register your skills for expeditions and receive updates on the latest vacancies.

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A directory of one off vacancies currently being advertised.

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Looking for team mates or expedition staff? Email your vacancy to go@rgs.org

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Find out more about how the Society can help gap students at www.rgs.org/gap

Bullet 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

Shallow Water - Marine Research Officer

Shallow Waters is a marine conservation NGO working on community-led coral reef management in Cambodia. They are looking for a qualified PADI Scuba Diving Instructor who is a dedicated Marine Biologist/Ecologist to act as their Marine Research Officer.

For more details see http://www.shallow-waters.co.uk/jobs/#MO

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