Careers Day: Ergonomics & Human Factors

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What can I do at the Careers Day?

This is the only event in the UK dedicated to providing information about careers in ergonomics and human factors. At this event, you can:

  • Visit the Jobs Fair with stands from leading organisations looking for new and enthusiastic talent.
  • Listen to presentations from those already working in ergonomics and human factors about what they do and how they got there.
  • Network with other professionals, new graduates and students from across the UK.
  • Talk to the team from the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors who will answer your questions about:
    • The career options open to you, including those in academia, industry and consultancy.
    • The best route to get from where you are now to where you want to be.
    • How to demonstrate your professionalism through membership of the CIEHF.
    • How to advance your career through continuous professional development.

Who can attend?

This event is aimed at anyone looking to find out more about a career in ergonomics and human factors. It would particularly help:

  • Undergraduates, new graduates and postgraduate students.
  • Those whose jobs require them to upskill and take on responsibility for human factors work in their organisation.
  • Those who are already established in a field such as engineering, design or psychology but who are looking to change career.
  • Those who have already taken their first steps in their ergonomics and human factors career but are looking to find out about work in other sectors.
  • Careers advisors who want to guide people towards an exciting and rewarding career.

How much does it cost?

The attendance fee is £30 which includes unlimited access to all activities throughout the day, refreshments and lunch, and a copy of the CIEHF’s new Careers Guide. Book your place below now.

**NEW** For bookings of 10 or more, the price is reduced to £20 per person!


You will be able to attend any or all of the presentations on the day. Presentations will cover human factors work within the following sectors:

Machine design – Alina Graham, JCB
Product design – Lisa Baker, DCA Design International
Nuclear – Ben McCaulder, Greenstreet Berman Ltd
Healthcare – Frances Ives, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Consultancy – Sarah Tapley, Tapley Ergonomics Ltd
Aerospace – Sam Lee, Integra Aerospace Ltd

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Can I exhibit at this event?

Yes! If you are looking for people to join your organisation either now or in the future, the Ergonomics & Human Factors Careers Day is the perfect opportunity for you to meet enthusiastic students, graduates and those looking for a career change. It will provide you with a unique opportunity to:

  • Connect with students and new graduates eager to begin their career in ergonomics and human factors.
  • Engage with experienced professionals looking for a new direction who have backgrounds that will complement your existing human factors team.
  • Build brand recognition within the ergonomics and human factors community.
  • Demonstrate your support for the next generation of ergonomists and human factors specialists.

Contact our events partner about exhibiting at the Jobs Fair or for sponsorship opportunities: Callum Nagle at Redactive.

How can I book a place?

If you want to find out more about your future career options at this unmissable event, just buy your ticket using the form below now.

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February 28 2018


Date: 28 February
Time: 09:30 - 16:00
Cost: £30
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The Studio Birmingham

7 Cannon Street
Birmingham, B2 5EP United Kingdom

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  • 09:30 Registration
  • 10:00 Welcome
  • 10:10 90 Second Stories and visit the stands
  • 10:45 Consultancy
  • 11:30 Industrial design
  • 12:15 Aerospace
  • 12:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 Product design
  • 14:30 Nuclear
  • 15:15 Healthcare
  • 16:00 Close












Interested in taking a stand at the Jobs Fair?

Email Callum Nagle at Redactive for details.


Phone: 07736 893350
Website: Visit Organizer Website
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