Careers

Careers

Our training is designed to provide you with the skills needed to work in the environment sector, as identified by the Natural Environment Research Council.

  1. Modelling
  2. Multi-disciplinarity
  3. Data management
  4. Numeracy
  5. Translating Research into Practice
  6. Fieldwork 

Examples of our students using these skills and successfully moving onto careers in the environment sector:

Nuala Carson

Nuala Carson - BSc (Hons) Maths, Ocean and Climate Studies

Working as a Policy Advisory for Defra in London in the Marine and Fisheries Division

Mike Heath

Mike Heath - BSc (Hons) Oceanography with Chemistry

Working for Education First as an Academic Project Manager in the Product Strategy and Development team, Shanghai, China

Owen Anderson

Owen Anderson - BSc (Hons) Oceans, Climate and Physical Geography

Completed an MSc in Renewable Energy Technology and now works as an energy analyst / manager for a leading energy solutions company (Matrixsee)

Ben Carroll

Ben Carroll - BSc (Hons) Ocean and Earth Sciences

Working as a marine geomorphologist for ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) in Southampton

Dave White

Dave White - BSc (Hons) Oceans, Climate and Physical Geography

Working as a hydrographic surveyor for Fugro Survey B.V.

Emma Smith

Emma Smith - BSc (Hons) Oceanography with Chemistry

Lecturer in Environmental Chemistry at the University of West Indies, Cavehill Campus, Barbados

Alison Theobold

Alison Theobold - BSc (Hons) Ocean and Earth Sciences

Initially worked for the Department of Environment, (Queensland, Australia) as a Project Officer. Now doing a PhD in synoptic climatology at the University of Queensland 

Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson - BSc (Hons) Oceans, Climate and Physical Geography

Working as a ‘Commercial and Technical Coordinator’ for Avanti Environmental Group, in Knowsley.