Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students


This sector covers a diverse range of occupations including airline pilot, merchant navy officer, rail operations manager, port manager and many others.

Emily Buddin - geography graduate

Emily, Assistant Engineer at WSP, talks about her interest in transport planning and how she uses the skills developed during her degree in her job on a daily basis.

Your next steps

If you have questions about your plans, talk to a member of our team.



Websites and key publications 

Click on each career below for links to publications and websites that provide further information on each career area.

Transport management

  • The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT UK) - provides careers, training and personal development information plus useful web links 
  • Freight Personnel - specialist recruitment consultants handling staffing requirements within freight forwarding, supply chain and logistics
  • Geography Jobs - job opportunities in the environment, urban planning, transportation planning, GIS, remote sensing, economic development, housing, emergency planning and various types of research and education 
  • Prospects - for a professional insight into the careers in this industry

Transport personnel


Explore more...

  • GreenJobs – a jobs board dedicated to vacancies in the green jobs sector
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) - opportunities exist within KTP, a three way partnership between a graduate, university and a company. The graduate is employed to manage a project with dedicated support from the university



Careers and Employability Service

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