Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Exploration

Prospects Profile: Geochemist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Geophysicist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Geoscientist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Hydrogeologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Mudlogger

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Wellsite Geologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Offshore Energies UK (OE UK)

Representative organisation for the UK offshore energy industry. Their website has information on the latest issues affecting the sector as well as a listing of forthcoming events.

Rigzone

Recruitment website for the oil industry with jobs in the UK and world-wide.

Energy Web

Portal which supplies information on the Energy Sector such as Oil, Petrochemicals, Renewables and Energy Conservation. Includes a jargon buster, company directory, news & events.

Pegasus Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Directory

Search for companies working in the energy industry in the UK and world-wide.

Global Underwater Hub - Learning Resources

Find out more about the industry, some of the people who work within it, some training and development options and the opportunities for you.

Green Jobs

Search for the latest environmental and renewable energy opportunities in a range of sectors, including agriculture, conservation, forestry, engineering, renewables and sustainability.

Oilgrads

This website contains details of current graduate opportunities in the oil and gas industry across the globe. You can also read case studies of people working in the sector.

My Oil and Gas Career

Find out about career opportunities in the Oil & Gas industry. This website contains video case studies and a tool to match your skills to specific roles. There is also a useful section called "Ask a Professional" where you can submit a question to a panel of industry experts.

British Geological Survey

The oldest geological survey worldwide. The site contains up-to-date on developments in Geology, careers information, vacancy listings and links to other vacancies in other related organisations.

The Geologist's Directory Online

Database searchable by geological company, specialism and products.

International Marine Contractors Association

IMCA is the international trade association representing offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies.

Society for Underwater Technology

Contains details of postgrad courses & funding opportunities as well as job profiles.

The Geological Society

National society in the UK for Geoscience. The Careers section of their website has labour market information as well as advice on work experience and fellowships for further study.

Energy Institute

Not-for-profit, chartered professional membership body for professionals working in the Energy sector across the world. Their website has information on accredited university courses as well as details of events and news articles.

Gemmological Association

The world's longest established provider of gem and jewellery education. Their website provides details of the training courses and qualifications they offer.

Lowcarbon.com

Specialist job search website for careers in Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Carbon and Climate sectors.

Survivex - training courses for working in the Oil and Gas industry

Offers accredited training courses for work in Health & Safety and offshore, including NEBOSH (for occupational health and safety) and offshore survival training.

Mining-technology

Website for the mining industry with profiles of career roles and latest vacancies.

Platform - Oil, Gas and Renewable Technology Review

An oil & gas technology review, published monthly with a specific listing for news in the Aberdeen area.

Energyjobline

Search for the latest national and international vacancies in Engineering, Oil & Gas, Renewables and Power & Nuclear.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Ivan Starostin (Offshore Exploration Entrepreneur)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article Oil and Gas Enterprise Management graduate, Ivan Starostin, talks about his experience studying at Aberdeen and career path to date.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Christian Gibson (Exploration Manager in Oil and Gas industry)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article Geology graduate, Christian Gibson, talks about his experience studying at Aberdeen and career path to date.

Class of 2008 case study: Honore Dairou (Integrated Petroleum Geosciences graduate)

Honore explains how the 2008 financial crash affected his career journey and offers advice to students graduating in tough economic conditions.