Search site

School of Chemical and Process Engineering

Employability

Careers Fair

Every year our Careers Centre undertakes a destination of leavers survey, with students who have undertaken an MSc, six months after graduation. A selection of these destinations, from the 2007-2011 surveys, are listed here along with destinations from our alumni database.

Energy and Environment
AECOM - Graduate Geo-Environmental Engineer
Ardenham Energy Ltd - Renewable Energy Planner
Enviros Consulting Ltd- Senior Consultant
Hill Lawrence Group - Environmental Consultant
National Physical Laboratory - Research scientist
National Trust - Maintenance Warden for National Trust
University of Leeds - Research Assistant
Usmanu Danfodiyo University - Lecturer
Veolia Environmental - Secure Destruction Administrator
Trading Emissions PLC - Project Manager
Waterman Group – Energy Consultant
Leeds Solar – Graduate Solar PV System Designer
Hicks & Co Environmental Consulting – Project Manager

Chemical Engineering
ASM Technologies - Chemical engineer
BOC - Graduate Engineer
Chengdu Kanghong Pharmaceuticals Group - Researcher
National Centre of Science and Technology Evaluation- Expert
University of Leeds - Research assistant
United Biscuits - Project Engineer
Shell Uganda Ltd – Account Manager
Petrofac – Graduate Process Engineer
Tema Oil Refinery – Process Engineer
Worley Parsons – Process Engineer
NNPC – Process Engineer
Linkso Nigeria Ltd – Process Engineer
Invensys Operations Management – Proposals Specialist
University of Pretoria – Research Associate
Hollister-Stier Laboratories – Scientist
JP Morgan Chase – Technology Analyst

Fire and Explosion Engineering
Arup - Fire Engineer
Buro Happold - Graduate Fire Engineer
Jersey Fire and Rescue Service - Watch Manager
Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation - Safety Engineer
Mott MacDonald – Fire Safety Engineer
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore – Head of Planning
Jacobs Engineering UK – Assistant Fire Safety Engineer
AECOM – Fire and Risk Engineer
GL Noble Denton – Principal Consultant
Arcadis Vectra – Process Safety Engineer
Atkins – Senior Consultant
Offshore Design Engineering Ltd – Technical Safety Engineer

Engineering Employability Team
Our dedicated employability team, located within the Faculty's employability suite, will give you access to specific engineering and computing careers resources and industry guides. In addition, you can receive specialist one-to-one support from qualified careers advisors, with further opportunities to attend industry presentations organised by our employability team.

Engineering and Computing Careers Fair
The Faculty of Engineering holds an Engineering and Computing Careers Fair, annually, which attracts over 40 graduate recruiters including organisations such as 2e2, AECOM, Atkins, BP, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre, Interfleet Technology Ltd, Network Rail, Procter & Gamble Product Supply, PwC and Unilever Leeds, to name but a few.

As well as the Engineering Careers Fair, you can explore career opportunities at many other careers fairs and presentations that are organised throughout the year by the University’s Careers Centre.

Careers Centre
Our on-campus Careers Centre is one of the largest in the country. It offers an excellent range of services and has a great relationship with graduate recruiters. The Careers Centre is the place to get advice about what to do after university, help with finding work experience, improving your CV and dealing with job applications. The Careers Centre also holds training events and workshops to assist you with your career progression.