Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Energy Production

Prospects Profile: Drilling Engineer

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: Energy Engineer

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: Energy Manager

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: Minerals Surveyor

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: Mining Engineer

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: Nuclear Engineer

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: Petroleum Engineer

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: Quarry Manager

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.

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.

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.

Green Jobs

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

Guide to Jobs in Energy (Energy UK: Young Energy Professionals Forum)

This guide highlights the diversity of careers available within energy. It takes a deep dive into the industry, emphasising the extensive variety of roles with comprehensive career perspectives from energy professionals. It covers job opportunities in engineering and STEM fields, service provision to or within industry, as well as innovation and policy influencing through the work of public affairs and regulation.

Pegasus Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Directory

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

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.

Mining-technology

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

My Energy Future

Find out about career opportunities in the Energy sector and learn about topical issues.

Environment Jobs

Worldwide job site with vacancies in environmental conservation, management and renewable energy at all levels of experience.

International Marine Contractors Association

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

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

Contains a useful directory of employers. There is also a section of the site dedicated to students in Aberdeen with details of forthcoming events and funding for further study.

Institute of Quarrying

Details of approved courses and useful FAQs section for finding out about the industry.

Energyjobline

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

Rigzone

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

Lowcarbon.com

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

Society for Underwater Technology

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

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - David Lynch (Executive Director of Energy Consulting Company)

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

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Mike Hay (Commercial Director in Renewables industry)

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

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Aftab Zafar (Corporate Governance in the Oil and Gas sector)

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, Aftab Zafar, talks about his experience studying at Aberdeen and career path to date.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Adaku Ufere (Energy Lawyer and Business Consultant)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article you can read about the career path of LLM graduate, Adaku Ufere.

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.

AREG - Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group

Energy transition organisation representing the Renewable Energy sector in the North-East of Scotland. Their website has information on types of renewables and news articles. There is also an events listing.

Scottish Renewables

Organisation representing the Scottish Renewable Energy sector. Their website has details of events and access to industry reports.