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GSL Careers Days 2021

13 - 15 October 2021
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Event type:
Careers Day
Organised by:
Geological Society Events
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An opportunity for geoscience undergraduates and postgraduates to find out the latest career developments and opportunities.

Over the course of 3 days, our dynamic programme will include presentations covering the varied areas of geology and academia. There will also be an opportunity to meet industry professionals for interview, CV and networking advice.

Registration is free, however pre- booking is essential due to numbers being limited. Delegates will receive a student manual and timetable.

Day 1 - 13 October

11.45 - Introduction from GSL Council 

12.00 - Geohazards, slope, mud, chalk, carbonate etc

13.00 - Engineering Geology, Ground Investigation & geotechnical

14.00 Break

14.30 Geo-Data /Risk management AI in geoscience

15.15 Chartership & development skills post University study

16.00 Break

16.15 Transferable Skills

17.00 Close

Day 2 - 14 October

11.45 - Introduction from GSL Council

12.00 - Hydrogeology Contaminated land, & Environmental Geoscience

13.00 - Energy

14.00 Break

14.30 Environmental, climate change, resource management, adaptation

15.15 CV Guidance, cover letters, Interviews & networking

16.00 Break

16.15 Sponsored Networking - a session for speakers, sponsors and students to meet face to face in Gather town

17.30 Close

Day 3 - 15 October

11.45 - Introduction from GSL Council

12.00 - Mineral exploration, quarrying, mining commodities

13.00 - Academia & Postgrad pathways & GSL Publishing Overview

14.00 Break

14.30  GIS & remote sensing

15.15 Further career options

16.00 Close


Registration for this event is free, however places are limited.

Register now

Delegates will receive joining details after 15.00 on 12 October 2021


Our virtual programme:

 11.45 12.00   13.00 14.00   14.30 15.15  16.00   16.15
 Intro Geohazards, slope, mud, chalk, carbonate etc Engineering Geology, Ground Investigation & geotechnical  Break Geo-Data /Risk management AI in geoscience Chartership  & development skills post University study  Break Transferable skills, to compliment a geology degree
 Intro Hydrogeology Contaminated land, & Environmental Geoscience Energy  Break Environmental, climate change, resource management, adaptation CV Guidance, cover letters, Interviews & networking  Break Sponsored Networking
 Intro Mineral exploration, quarrying, mining commodities Academia & Postgrad pathways & GSL Publishing Overview  Break GIS & remote sensing Further career options  Finish  

If you are interested in speaking at this event please contact


This event will be held virtually.

Event Sponsors

We would like to thank platinum sponsors Fugro & School of GeoSciences - The University of Edinburgh, and our gold sponsors The University of Manchester and The Institute of Quarrying for their generous support with this event.

Geolsoc Contact

Conference Office

The Geological Society
Burlington House

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