Event Invitation: Join us - 22nd April, Earth Day 2021, for Careers that Save the Planet
6 Apr 2021

Join us on 22nd April as we celebrate Earth Day 2021. We're hosting 4 free online career inspiration webinars across the day for educators and students.

F4S presents Careers That Save the Planet as part of the Futures4Students career inspiration webinar series that focus on future careers for young people in secondary education. Join us to celebrate Earth Day 2021 on Thursday 22nd April 2021.

We’re holding a day-long series of virtual sessions in line with this year’s Earth Day theme of Restore Our Earth. These sessions can be attended as a one off or as a series of events and are designed for students and educators, and we also welcome any parents who wish to join the student sessions.

For this event we bring together industry professionals from a range of sectors to share insights with students about what it takes to have a fulfilling and successful career in these industries.

Who is the event for?

The events are designed for secondary school students across the UK and educators including support staff, SMT, subject teachers and Career Leads. Parents may join should they wish to accompany their children.

Book a place for your class to help them gain insight into what can be a rewarding career path for many.


CAREERS THAT SAVE THE PLANET: THURSDAY APRIL 22, 2021

09:45 - 10:15 Careers Which Protect the Environment

Meet inspirational speakers who have impressive careers which contribute to protecting the environment. Understand various roles and pathways available to follow a career in Sustainability.

11:00 - 11:30 Female Leaders in Climate Change

Meet Inspirational women who have impressive careers which contribute to protecting and supporting the environment and learn how they use maths within their unique world of work.

11:15 - 11:45 Spotlight: Sustainability 4 food and drink

Hear from our industry experts who will showcase their careers in sustainability, with a focus on the food and drink industry, and how they link to the Sustainable Development Goals.

12:45 - 13:15 Clean Careers - Making a difference to our planet

Did you know that every role in every sector can make a difference to climate change? Join and learn from speakers whose roles may inspire you to join the Net Zero mission.

14:00 - 14:30 How Can Maths Save the World?

Bringing our passion of saving the planet together with everyday maths. Did you know numbers are vital in understanding and helping climate change.


Why is this event important?

F4S will share positive, authentic and motivational stories about careers that take an active role in sustainability and showcase the range of careers pathways that students can take towards this. The interest in sustainable careers is increasing, with new and exciting jobs being created to tackle this urgent issue. These sessions are opportunities for students to learn from role models, help to understand what businesses are doing to promote sustainability and why it's important we act now, and to allow young people to understand the diverse range of careers pathways open to them.

These events will provide essential support for young people in considering and pursuing their career choices and inspire them to take better informed decisions about their future.

How does it work?

Educators and students are invited to attend the sessions in the programme above. Booking will take place on Eventbrite here. Educators and students will then log in to the webinar on the date and time of the event (either remotely or in class). Sessions will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel for those not able to attend in person.