UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction


UCL IRDR Careers and Opportunities Fair, 28th Feb 2018

23 November 2017

Careers and Opportunities in Risk and Disaster Reduction

Wednesday 28th February 2018, 5-8pm 

Talks and Q&A session, 5-6pm, UCL Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre 

Exhibitor Stalls and Reception, 6-8pm, UCL North Cloisters 

career event

Talks and Q&A 

This section will include speakers from the commercial, public, academic, and NGO sectors whose organisations have roles and interests in the area of risk and disaster reduction. They will all introduce details of the risk and disaster related opportunities and roles available in their sector, the specific opportunities in their company, and offer advice on how to be the best candidate for these opportunities. The speakers will all be available to answer questions from the audience. 


Dickie Whitaker - Private Sector
Dr Joanna Faure Walker - Academia
Rebekah Yore - Third Sector/ NGO
UK Government Cabinet Office

Chaired by Raj Sidhu, UCL Careers Service

Exhibitor stalls 

This event will includes exhibitors from commercial organisations, international NGOs, the public sector, student organisations, and postgraduate study. They will present and discuss job opportunities in their organisations, as well as volunteering and internship opportunities, postgraduate study, and involvement in student societies.

Full exhibitor list below:

AIR Worldwide (AIR)
UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction Postgraduate Programmes
British Red Cross
Ambiental Risk Analytics
Geology for Global Development
Rescue Global
ERT Search and Rescue (ERTSAR) UK/GBR
UCL MSc Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management
Civil Contingencies Secretariat (Cabinet Office)

This event is free to attend but you need to register via Eventbrite:

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