Careers Open Day

Jump-start your career in OR, analytics and data science

The UK’s only operational research careers fair is now online!

The OR Society’s Careers Open Day Online connects students of operational research (OR), analytics, data science and similar fields with top STEM-related employers to discuss job opportunities and the benefits of working in these sectors.

The Careers Open Day 2020 will this year be held online via Zoom which means you can watch, interact and learn all from the comfort of your own home. Your Zoom webinar entry link will be sent to you when you register. 

You will enjoy FREE ENTRY and can:

  • Hear careers talks from recent graduates
  • Connect with OR and analytics employers
  • Learn how to apply for your dream job
  • Ask questions in our live Employer Q&A
  • Gain insight from advice and case studies


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What to expect

We want to make sure you can get the most out of this experience so we are scheduling three separate webinars throughout the day to help you plan which talks you’d like to see and help you prepare your questions for our exhibitors ahead of time.

You will have the opportunity to submit questions ahead of the day and will also get the chance to interact with our Exhibitors live throughout the day in the Q&A sessions.


The Agenda    
10:00 Careers webinar one - welcome & introduction  
10:20 Presentations from The OR Society, Invenia Labs, Hartley McMaster and BAE CORDA  
11:00 Live Q&A panel session  
11:25 Next steps  
11:30 Webinar close  
12:00 Careers webinar two - welcome & introduction  
12:10 Presentations from the University of Southampton, Capgemini and DSTL  
13:00 Live Q&A panel session  
13:25 Next steps  
13:30 Webinar close  
14:30 Careers webinar three - welcome & introduction  
14:40 Presentations from Atkins, IBM, FICO and GORS  
15:30 Live Q&A panel session  
15:55 Next steps  
16:00 Webinar close  

2019 Exhibitors

We have these prestigious employers waiting to meet with you, whether you’re an up-and-coming undergrad, job-focused graduate or an ambitious career-changer. Below were the exhibitors from 2019. Grasp the chance to discuss what it is like working for:


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