An interactive careers event for young people in Essex.

This unique online, interactive careers event gave 14-25 year olds from Essex an opportunity to have honest and inspiring conversations about the current and future world of work – with industry professionals in science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. Sponsored by City Fibre. 


10am – 10.30am

We kicked off with an introduction to the day and played videos from >> LEONARDO >> NHS >> CREATIVE CO-OP >> UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX

10.45pm – 2pm

Young people had the opportunity to join 25 minute long Q&A sessions with industry professionals.

TELEDYNE E2V >> Ole Kock, Product Development Manager (Quantum)

CITY FIBRE >> Fibre Manager Luke Phillip

INTO GAMES >> CEO Declan Cassidy

AMAZON >> Head of Business Development Nikhil Amin

HAYNARD LTD >> Dr. Julie Winnard

2.30pm – 3.30pm

Essex 2020 roundtable: what are the skills of the future, and what are the jobs that don’t yet exist?

An interactive discussion with a panel of special guests discussing what we know and what we don’t know about the world of work in the 21st century.


This Essex 2020 event was designed and facilitated by always possible, in collaboration with Tech East, The Careers & Enterprise Company, STEM Ambassadors and People On Work.