Reading Time: 4 minutes ——— Time: 7:30 am Place: my bed, somewhere in EDINBURGH I open my eyes. Open the blinds. Open the window. Fresh air fills my lungs. I do all the things people normally do in the mornings. Everything seems almost ordinary, like it is going to be another day of sitting in front of my […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello! I am back with another update on my internship! WEEK THREE The main task of week three was metrics analysis. What’s that, you ask? Let me explain… Remember the last time you got an email showing the newest products from your favourite brand? It was most likely full of nice photos and links meant […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello! My name is Vojta and I just finished my second year studying Geology at the University of Edinburgh. However, I wasn’t done with uni after the semester ended as I managed to get the position of a Digital Marketing Intern at the School of GeoSciences. I am now in my third week of the […]
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..