Insight into working with the Environment Agency
We are the Environment Agency. We protect and improve
Acting to reduce the impacts of a changing climate on
people and wildlife is at the heart of everything we do.
We reduce the risks to people, properties and
businesses from flooding and coastal erosion.
We protect and improve the quality of water, making
sure there is enough for people, businesses, agriculture and the environment.
Our work helps to ensure people can enjoy the water environment through angling
We look after land quality, promote sustainable land
management and help protect and enhance wildlife habitats. And we work closely
with businesses to help them comply with environmental regulations.
We can’t do this alone. We work with government, local
councils, businesses, civil society groups and communities to make our
environment a better place for people and wildlife.
Over the course of the day we will cover:
- What careers are available at the Environment Agency and paths to get
- Interview skills and how to apply
- A real world challenge relating to an aspect of our work, with
sustainability and adapting to climate change at the heart of everything we do.
- Working as a group with other young people from across the North East
- An opportunity for your group to pitch your solution to our challenge
The day will run from 10am till 2pm with comfort breaks and an hour for lunch.
Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:
Understanding more about the sector
Great For Students Who Are:
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