Here is a selection of websites to help you get started with your research.

Please note I have no connections to theses sites and am not responsible for the content. They are simply sites I have found useful in the past.

Exploring ideas profiles and videos of women in a wide range of careers (American site) simple quiz to help you discover some of your strengths, get some suggestions for careers areas that might interest you and see which celebrities share your personality type nice personality test with some careers suggestions Includes some useful tool s to explore careers ideas, the Explore Tools and the Spartan Test are particularly useful. discover what different subjects could lead to, aimed at university students but the suggestions can be useful inspiration for younger students too How to find work experience volunteering Information on GCSE options choices Tips for interviews Tips on finding work experience


Apprenticeships Information about apprenticeships, includes a vacancies database


University the official application service, lots of great guides and a useful degree course search discover what subjects could lead to get suggestions for degrees by A-level choices open days, taster days, summer schools etc. scholarship opportunities in the UK student finance information student finance information information from the Russell Group universities


Gap Year(s)οΎ–-ideas-and-things-think-about  Gap years Information on gap years  Gap year info, including a list of approved providers meeting certain standards


Study Abroad study in the USA  Study in Australia and New Zealand Study in Canada  Erasmus+ offers exciting opportunities to study, work, volunteer, teach and train in Europe studying in Europe study in Germany


Healthcare Physiotherapy Dentistry pathology careers Information on the training and career of doctors from the British Medical Association Information on applying for a medical degree  BMAT admissions test (often required for medical degrees and similar courses) UKCAT admissions test (often required for medical degrees and similar courses) Environmental health


Education and Care Careers helping people get the most out of each day and achieve what they want in life information from the association for childcare and early years scholarship opportunities for future Maths or Physics teachers Health Play Staff special needs teaching


Engineering and Sciences a websites that helps you to compete for engineering degrees  Institute of Physics careers in astronomy careers with maths and sciences Biochemistry careers  biomedical science careers microbiology careers neuroscience careers  Chemistry Careers forensics careers


Environment / Geography / Animals / Plants Discover careers in the land-based & environmental sector  careers in arboriculture marine biology careers   animal behaviour zoo careers - includes a link to a careers guide  vet and veterinary nursing veterinary physiotherapy  Royal Geographical society studying geography (American) Natural Environment Research Council  Careers in the Energy sector National Oceanography Centre  


Sport  information for careers around sport and exercise science


Cars  career opportunities in the retail motor industry


Construction and Property careers in the construction industry, includes a personality quiz Engineering Construction  civil engineering careers in structural engineering careers in property


Aeronautical related   British Airline Pilots Association  BA pilot careers scholarships etc. and behind the scene events of aviation industry cost effective way to get flying and build skills pathways into aviation Pilot Training Exhibition air traffic controller


Digital information on getting into the digital industries   careers in cyber security IT / Computing careers from social media to animation or programmer  find out about tech roles and companies games and special effects Careers in TV, Film, Animation and Games


Design / Performing Arts   Theatre careers, includes some downloadable guides careers in dance British Recording Industry  interactive course designed to help you to understand television programmes are made and what working in the industry might be like Careers in TV, Film, Animation and Games inspirational career advice from the very best in film, games and television


Public Services MI6 Government communications HQ   work in the marine industry


Legal a work based route into a law career find out what is involved in being a barrister Career as a criminal solicitor  The Institute of Paralegals


Business  accountancy   accountancy careers in insurance setting up a business


Humanities / Social Science related   British Psychological Society  British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy  careers in sociology Careers in history  National council for the training of journalists


Hospitality and Travel Hospitality, Leisure, Tourism careers on cruise ships (by carnival)


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