School of GeoSciences

Career Opportunities

Find out about the careers and industries our graduates have gone on to work in and see where some of our alumni are now.

 CAREERS Event for PhD students & Post-Docs

16th June 201 7, 12 - 6pm - Playfair Library, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

Most PhD students and post-docs will eventually work outside academia. We have organised an afternoon focused on non-academic career paths that will explain support offered by the careers service, provide training in networking and communicating your transferrable skills, and give you a chance to hear about the career paths and network with School of GeoSciences alumni.


  • Welcome Lunch
  • Careers outside of academia – where do alumni go?
  • The Edinburgh University careers service – how they can help you prepare
  • Effectively networking and communicating your skills
  • Personal reflections of alumni on their career paths by
  • Networking with alumni & drink reception

Registration  by 9th June 2017 or contact PGR Office




Career opportunities

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A range of career paths are open to graduates.

Where are they now?

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Hear from some of our PGR alumni about their experience studying with us and where their degree has taken them.