Reading Time: 4 minutes So… What’s the next step after graduation? Many of us graduates are looking to enter the job market and hopefully begin a career within our chosen field. But, getting a foot in the door can be tricky. How do you enter the adult world of work and career? It can be different for everyone, but […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes My name is Hannah and I’m a 3rd year PhD student in the School of GeoSciences. My main supervisor is Kathy Whaler and I am part funded by the British Geological Survey to work on geomagnetism and regional liquid iron movement on the surface of the outer core. I was interested in doing an internship […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes On November 7th I attended the careers and industry day run by the Geological Society in Dynamic Earth. It was split into a series of talks throughout the day with separate stands by representatives from companies and universities. Although the day overall did not have an environmental aim, there were still opportunities to talk to […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes I am often asked, “Why did you choose to study Environmental Geoscience?” Many people seem to think it is a very specific, niche choice and I’m sure what some of them really mean by that question is, “Where on earth is that going to get you a job?!”
Reading Time: 7 minutes I had a great job with a satisfying pay. My office overlooked the entire skyline of the Financial District, Nathan Philips Square and the Toronto Sign with Lake Ontario in the background calling me out like a child reaching for your hand to play. The line where lake met sky beckoned me and reminded me that there was always something more — something beyond suits and fancy glass buildings..