We believe in a world where biodiversity counts

Our dedicated team combines scientific excellence, outstanding technical ability and a passion for nature


WCMC employs a team of around a hundred scientists and technicians, most of whom are educated to masters or doctorate level, together with a small, high-quality administrative team to support the UNEP-WCMC collaboration. WCMC is constantly looking for talented people to join their team, so if you think you would fit in and are eligible to work in the UK, please click on the link to WCMC vacancies below.


Internship Opportunity - Development and Communications Internship (ITN074)

We are looking for a skilled and motivated intern to join our Development and Communications team to support our efforts in building good relationship management, researching partnership and funding opportunities, and ensuring the effective management of the intelligence on our donors and partners.

Internship Opportunity - Global Infrastructure Mapping and Modelling Internship (ITN080)

We are looking for an intern that can contribute on a mapping and modelling global infrastructure project.

Internship Opportunity - Natural Climate Solutions: Evaluating the Contribution of European Landscape Restoration to Climate Change Mitigation Internship (ITN078)

We are looking for an intern to contribute to identifying how biodiversity-focused landscape scale restoration under the Endangered Landscapes Programme can also contribute to climate change mitigation

Internship Opportuniy - What to Include in Covid-19 Recovery Packages: Assessing the Co-benefits of Nature Based Solutions to Climate Change (INT081)

We are looking for an intern to help contribute to work relating to the recovery of the Covid-19 crisis.

Post-Doctoral Researcher - Trade Hub (AD1188)

We are seeking a curious and multidisciplinary researcher to work within teams at UNEP-WCMC and IIASA to quantify ecosystem service feedbacks within the GLOBIOM integrated assessment model.  This novel and exciting work will form part of the work programme of the Trade Hub Project, a large multi-disciplinary and international project aiming to help make sustainable trade a positive force in the world. The research will build upon scenarios developed by Leclere et al. 2020 (Nature) investigating how to ‘Bend the Curve’ of biodiversity loss, and will assess how ecosystem service feedbacks alter the scenarios to provide improved estimates of biodiversity futures. The researcher will also work closely with the Natural Capital Project team in the USA to investigate potential GDP outcomes of the refined scenarios.

Internship Opportunity - Better Modelling Plant Ecology Intern (ITN082)

We are looking for an intern to help with research on how to better model plant ecology.

Associate Programme Officer (AD1192)

We are looking for a highly motivated and conscientious Associate Programme Officer to work in the Ecosystem Assessment and Policy Programme.