I want to work in...Energy Technology

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

Sector overview of the Energy and utilities industry


Typical job profiles

Energy engineer

Energy manager

Engineering geologist

Mining engineer

Petroleum engineer


Useful online resources

Careers in the renewable energy industry 

Energy UK Young Energy Professionals have produced a Guide to jobs in the energy Industry (pdf) 

Geologists Directory

Green journal - online journal dedicated to renewable energy

InvestNI - Energy and Water Supply Chain directory for Northern Ireland

Rigzone - oil and gas company directory

Scottish Renewables (including membership directory)

Subsea UK

Sustainability careers guide

Talent Scotland - energy industry directory


Job sites and specialist recruiters



Energy job online (includes employer directory)



Oil and Gas Jobsearch

Environment jobs 

Green jobs

Green roles

Just engineers

Low Carbon - Uk based renewable energy investment company

Nuclear graduates


Career Mine


Professional bodies

Energy Institute

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the linkedin alumni tool to make contact with strathclyde alumni working in this area.