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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

Ocean and Earth Science Southampton Careers Day Event

Careers Day
10:00 - 14:00
16 February 2023
Seminar Room and exhibition areas, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please email .

Event details

The brochure below provides additional information.

Our Careers Day is an annual event run by Ocean and Earth Science in collaboration with the University of Southampton Careers Service. The aim of the day is to engage our geology, geophysics, oceanography and marine biology students along with students from the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences with key organisations relevant to their field of study, giving them opportunity to network and discuss potential career pathways. The event will be held at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, on Thursday 16th February 2023 and will begin at 10am and conclude at 2pm.

UoS Careers Service will provide:

LinkedIn Lab - 10:30-11:30: Presenter - Andy Port - 074/02
LinkedIn Lab - (additional session)* 11:00-12:00: Lab G1 166/21

This LinkedIn Lab is an opportunity to receive support from a member of the Careers team to further develop your LinkedIn profile.  

LinkedIn is an increasingly important tool in presenting yourself online, so that you can network with other professionals and discover job and other opportunities.  It is important that before attending this session, you have 1. Created an online LinkedIn profile (please see our UoS Career Hub resources on LinkedIn to assist you in getting started) and 2. That you bring a device to the session that allows you to edit your profile in real-time.

Sign up HERE

*Additional Session - sign up HERE

CV's and Applications Workshop - 12:15-13:00: Presenter - Heather Pasero - Lab G1 166/21

This session is an opportunity to compare and contrasts CV's and Application Forms, learn how to target and prepare your applications before submission and identify your own skills set, as well as learn about further support and resources to support your CV and applications.

Sign up HERE

Enterprise Talk - 11:00-12:00 noon: Presenter - Sean Larsen - Charnock Lecture Theatre 

Find out how the Student Enterprise Team can give you the skills, support and funding to launch your own business. Also hear from MSc Oceanography graduate, Lucy Harris who co-founded NETU Clothing whilst studying here at the University of Southampton.

These talks are bookable 14 days before via My Career Platform - Look out for the Blackboard announcement

Sign up HERE

ASK THE ADVISER - 15-minute advice sessions - 10:00-12:00 - Ray Beverton Room 044/11

You can use our Ask the Adviser appointments to discuss anything careers related. Topics can include:

  • Career options/planning and next steps
  • Feedback on a document such as a CV, covering letter or personal statement. Please ensure you upload a copy of your document when booking.
  • Interview/Assessment Centre/Online Test preparation
  • Finding opportunities, including internships and placements
  • Career options related to changing your course
  • Postgraduate study

These 1-2-1 sessions are bookable 7 days before via My Career Platform - Look out for the Blackboard announcement

Sign up HERE

IMPORTANT: Students just need to click on the link and log into MyCareer which will take you straight to the Ask the Adviser appointments. You will need to scroll past the other dates through to the 16th to see the appointments. From there, you can expand the list to see the appointments running on 16th February and the ones taking place at NOCS have ‘NOCS – 044/11’ listed as the location.


Careers staff will be at the Careers Service Stand - 10-2pm to answer your queries.

Careers Talks

Geology/Geophysics talk by Ed Henden (Principal Marine Geophysicist, Atkins)
12:00-12:30, Charnock Lecture Theatre

Oceanography/Marine Biology talk by Claire Conning (Maritime Consultant, NASH Maritime)
13:00-13:30, Charnock Lecture Theatre

Confirmed list of exhibitors


British Geological Survey
British Oceanographic Data Centre
EGS International Ltd
Gardline Limited
Love The Oceans
MarineSpace Ltd
Mott MacDonald
NASH Maritime
Natural England
Oil Spill Response Ltd
Operation Wallacea
Seastar Survey Ltd
Spectrum Offshore
Teach First
The Crown Estate
University of Southampton Initial teacher Training
University of Southampton Careers Service

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