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Interns 2015

The RFS aims to inspire young people to consider a career in the forestry sector, and we are delighted to be able to offer intern placements.

Our intern vacancies are published on our job vacancies pages.

In summer 2015 we welcomed:

Laura Mackey

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 Laura Mackey

Laura is from Bedfordshire and is studying biological sciences at the University of Birmingham looking at human, cell and environmental biology.

In the future she is aiming to work in communications and social media for scientific companies as well as helping increase awareness around opportunities for young people to get into science.

On her four-week placement, Laura is looking at the RFS Social Media strategy and at how it can be developed.


Tasmin Semple

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 Tasmin Semple


Tasmin is from Harrow, London, and has just completed her first year of study at the University of Birmingham in BSci Geography.

She is studying Physical Geography, and is interested in the environmental management of highly vulnerable and valuable ecosystems and the impacts and effects that anthropological activities and global warming may have on our planet. She is aiming for a career in Environmental Management

On her four-week placement,Tasmin is looking at Resource Management and Development within the RFS. 


To see how Laura and Tamsin got on during their time with the RFS click here



Tom Sudell

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Tom Sudell

Tom recently graduated from Oxford after studying English Language and Literature. During his eight-week internship with the RFS he has been working on making past issues of the Quarterly Journal of Forestry (QJF) available online to members as well as writing case studies for future editions of the journal.

In the future he hopes to use his  experience in this post to further a career in the land management charity sector.