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Careers in Environment


The need for an eco-friendly world is changing the face of the job market and skillsets of workers. There's a breadth of career opportunities and a wide varierty of job roles in this expanding sector.

Autumn 2019 events

Our autumn term events help you explore which ones are best for you and explain how to take the first steps to a career in this fascinating and rewarding sector. On Tuesday 5 November, we have two fantastic events, and you can find out more below:

Discover your prospects!

Prospects is a useful website, where you can explore the different roles in a sector.

Find a job, get recruited

With up to 2,000 jobs advertised every week, JobsOnline is a great place to search for graduate jobs and schemes, part-time jobs, summer internships, and insight days. Go to the 'Jobs' tab and filter by job type, sector and location.

Explore now.

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A look back to 2018

Meet the employer

Here on campus, you have many opportunities to meet potential future employers. Last year for example, as part of our Meet the Employer Programme, many of you came along to speak to the teams from Thames Water, the Environment Agency and BP, Baker Hughes and Earth Works. to discuss your options for careers in the environmental sector and petroleum industry.

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Insight into internships

Environmental Geology graduate, Sandra Clement, secured a graduate internship in sustainability with Heathrow Airport Limited.

We caught up with her at our Careers Fair 2018, where along with her colleagues, she spoke to many of you about her experience of securing her internship, as well as promoting the many internship opportunities available with Heathrow. You can read about her experiences here.

You can find out more about Heathrow's internship opportunities in sustainability and fields as diverse as; HR, communications, finance and engineering and capital projects on their Emerging Talent careers website.

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