Graduates from the Risk Masters are enjoying huge success at entering the job market and have progressed on to a range of employment and career development opportunities. These range from further study, to consultancy, humanitarian focused disaster risk reduction roles and community resilience support officers. Former students are thus playing a key role in managing hazard and risk around the world for example with UNICEF, US Homeland Security, UK Government and the Risk Industry more widely. Jobs including working as:
|MA in Risk||MSc in Risk|
|International risk management e.g. UNICEF humanitarian support and UNICEF emergency hazard management, Afghan Ministry of Public Health, Rocinantes NGO||Emergency Management Analysts (e.g. in USA, and Nepal)|
|Fast Track Civil Service||Regional Flood Officer with The National Flood Forum|
|Asset Management (e.g. with Thames Water and PwC)||Resilience planning officer with Edinburgh City Council|
|Public Health Advisor, Afghanistan||Catastrophe modellers (Amlin, RMS)|
|Research Assistant, Cambridge University, Centre for Risk Studies||Brokers and researchers in re-insurance (Catlin, Liberty Syndicates, Marsh, Aviva, Channel Syndicates, Waterman Group, AXIS)|
|PhD Research||Environmental consultants working in risk (JBA, Halcrow, Tiscali, Ambiental, URS, Aurecon, AECOM)|
|Trainee Solicitors||International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Nepal|
|Teaching Assistant, University of Hong Kong||Senior Geologist with National Space Research and Development Agency (Nigeria)|
"It's all go! It's fair to say that the MSc course has set me up for some great opportunities!"
Anna Coles, MSc in Risk and Environmental Hazard 2010 - 2011.
"Now that I have started work I really see the parallels that the Hydrological Hazards practicals were preparing us for the future work environment, or further study."
Charlotte Hawkins, MSc in Risk and Environmental Hazard 2010 - 2011.
"The seminars were really interesting and I learned about areas of research that I hadn't come across before. I think the concept of this module is great - i.e. discussing research at the forefront of risk studies."