About and Programme
The SpaceCareers.uk Careers Launch brand of events is aimed at educating on routes into and careers in the space sector, and the skills required for space jobs.
For Careers Launch Online, we are working with partners to deliver short freely available webinars for anyone to benefit from.
No registration is required - simply play the livestream at 1pm. You can comment live during the presentation, and submit questions in the Q&A session. The webinar will be recorded and available on the UKSEDS YouTube channel shortly afterwards.
Webinar #8: SPINternsips - 5/6/2021
This webinar will be a virtual panel discussing SPINternships. We will be speaking to students who have been SPINterns, those who set up the scheme and employers who offer SPINtern placements
Webinar #7: Space Skills panel discussion - 19/12/2020
This webinar will be a panel discussion on what skills are important for a successful career in the space sector, as well as what skill shortages there are in the space industry at the moment. There will be a Q&A session at the end to ask any questions!Host: Angharad WeeksSpeakers: TBC
Webinar #6: A space for Black Voices - 24/10/2020
This webinar will be a virtual panel featuring Black professionals discussing their work, experiences, and space research. More details TBC.
Webinar #5: Course Choices panel discussion - 19/09/2020
This webinar will be a panel discussion on how to pick the right A-Level or degree for a successful career in the space sector, as well as discussing the history of each of our speakers and their route into the space sector.. There will be a Q&A session at the end to ask any questions!
Host: Zak Kusners
Speakers: Jessica Goldie, Zaria Serfontein, Heidi Thiemann
Webinar #4: Career change panel discussion
This webinar will be a panel discussion with experts in the space industry from a wide variety of backgrounds. We will be discussing what are the best ways to gain access into the sector, as well as the challenges of switching to a job in space. There will also be a Q&A session at the end of the webinar!
Host: Armin Ziadlourad
Speakers: Steven George, Harriet Brettle, Manny Shar, Ryan Milligan
Webinar #3: Interview tips and tricks
The webinar is open to everyone who wants to know more about interviews and how to prepare for them. We will go through different interview and question types; as well as sharing some smart tips and advice on how to properly answer questions. There will be plenty of time for you to ask any questions you may have.
Webinar #2: Writing a CV for the Space Sector by HE Space
Are you ready to look for an internship or a new job? In this webinar you will learn what is important when writing an effective cv. What are the do’s and don’ts? We will also discuss how employers select from all the cvs they receive, and how you can use this knowledge to your advantage.
There will be plenty of time for you to ask any questions you may have
Webinar #1: Introduction to the Space Sector by We Are Quattro
The space sector has grown rapidly in recent decades with all sorts of organisations now involved, be it directly contributing to space projects, or indirectly benefiting from space data. Organisations are hiring in a wide variety of roles and from a wide variety of backgrounds; and are looking for particular skills in potential candidates.
In this webinar, space sector recruitment company We Are Quattro will present on the broad ranging space jobs landscape and current trends in recruitment in the space sector. An outline of the 40 minute webinar is given below.
13:00 - 13:20
- Why space?
- NewSpace and example companies
- What space jobs are there?
- What skills and traits are recruiters looking for?
13:20 - 13:40
- Q&A session