A list of resources to help you obtain further information on careers within the industry and jobs that are available.

Useful information on careers and courses within the industry

  • Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)
    A great website providing information on their Education Support Fund, types of jobs available and educational and training facilities.
  • IMCA Careers
    Really useful site that will help explain just how diverse the jobs are within the marine contracting business. Includes in depth feature articles, personal points of views from people working in the industry and links to companies that are looking to recruit.
  • IMarEST Careers & Recruitment
    Providing details of the jobs available within the marine environment, recruitment opportunities a Job Seeker Advice page for those new to the industry.
  • The UK Hydrographic Society Courses
    This page lists a range of academic and commercial courses and training programmes in hydrographic surveying and associated disciplines.
  • The Challenger Society for Marine Science 
    The Challenger Society for Marine Science are involved in education outreach projects, provide funding for students in the form of awards and also have hosted conferences focusing on early career researchers and teaching fellows.
  • Marine Technology Society 
    Each year MTS offers significant scholarships to college graduate, college undergraduate and senior highschool students accepted into full-time marine-related programs with focus in marine technology, marine engineering and/or marine science.
  • The Oceanography Society
    The Oceanography Society (TOS) was founded in 1988 to advance oceanographic research, technology, and education, and to disseminate knowledge of oceanography and its application through research and education.


Useful Job Sites

  • Oceanbuzz
    A weekly newsletter that goes out to over 26,000+ subscribers. Jobs are regularly posted and you can also send in ‘Jobs Wanted’ adverts that will be included at no charge.
  • The UK Hydrographic Society Jobs Page
    Have a jobs board listing jobs currently available and you can also obtain more information on courses focusing on hydrographic surveying and related industries.
    Search jobs in science, research, academic & related employment in the UK & abroad.
  • The Oceanography Society Jobs Page
    Search jobs in the industry on The Oceanography Society’s jobs board.


Programme from 2017 event