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Exploring Careers

Careersbox

Bright Knowledge

Icould

Input Youth Job Guides

TES Growing Ambitions

Total Professions

Notgoingtouni

All About Careers

National Careers Service Job Profiles

Prospects Job Sectors

Plotr

School Leaver Programmes (Connexions Hertfordshire)

School Leaver Programmes (Student Ladder)

 

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship Guide

GetMyFirstJob

Interviews, CVs etc

How2gethired

Which CV?

Interview Cheat Sheet

Preparing for Interviews

CV Writing Tips

Cover Letter Tips

C&K Job Search Help

Job Market Success

 

Career Questionnaires

Bubble Digital Careers Quiz

Big Five Personality Test

Buzz Quiz

Career Steer

Career Test

Careers Report

Hospitality Guild Test

for graduates:

Prospects Planner

University of Kent Explorer

 

For Parents & Carers

 

Family Lives

Parent Adviser

Parental Guidance
.. from the Careers Writers Association

Career Consultants and Life Coaches (fees payable)

Life Coach Directory

Further Education

Courses for 14-19 year olds

UCAS Progress

 

Open Learning

Open Learning Quality Council

Assn of British Correspondence Colleges

Open University (OU)

 


Gap Year

Official Government Advice

Advice for Parents

Youth Mobility Scheme

Backpacker Advice

Year Out Group

Gap-year.com

Lattitude Global Volunteering

The Leap

Oyster Worldwide

Raleigh International

The Year in Industry

Volunteer Latin America

Study Abroad

A Star Future

Erasmus

Fulbright

Study in Europe

Hot Courses Abroad

Study Overseas

Universities in Canada

Study USA

Australia & New Zealand

 

Student Sites

Work & Study (The Site)

The Student Room

Access Professions

Employment 4 Students

Horses Mouth

 

Higher Education

UCAS

Key Dates (UCAS)

Studential

Complete University Guide

Which?University

Bestcourse4me

Unistats

What Uni?

UK Course Finder

Push

Prospects

Informed Choices

Apply to Uni

HESA

Year in Industry

Open Days

 

Money

https://www.gov.uk/student-finance

www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance

16-19 Bursary Fund

Financial Help

Income Support Eligibility

Minimum Wage

Young People & Money

Job Centre Plus

Money Saving Expert Student Guide

Student Finance England

UCAS Student Finance Guide

Natwest Student Budget Calculator

Student Cash Point

Scholarships Guide

 

Skills Development

Duke of Edinburgh

National Citizen Service

ASDAN

 

Volunteering and Work Experience

Government Advice

Volunteering england

Do-it

WWV

vInspired

About Work Experience (studentladder)

About Work Experience (allaboutcareers)

Bond

 

Enterprise

Young Enterprise

Livewire

The Prince’s Trust Enterprise programme

 

SEN

Grants for Disabled People

Disability Benefits

Benefits and Work

AbilityNet

ACE Education

Carers Trust

Childrens Disabilities Information

Contact a Family

Council for Disabled Children

DIAL UK
(Disability Information Line)
Disability Alliance

Disability Living Foundation

Disability Now

DisabilityRights UK

NationalChildren’s Bureau

National Parent Partnership Network

Parents for Inclusion

SKILL
: National Bureau for students with disabilities

NB: for more SEN links visit the Special Educational Needs
page

 

UK Regions

Scotland

Wales

Northern Ireland

England

Channel Islands

Guernsey

Jersey


Job Sectors

Hospitality/Leisure/Tourism

The Caterer

Hospitality Guild

Careers That Move

CruiseShipJobs

Taste Success

 

Media, TV & Communications

My First Job In Film

Route Into Radio

Screen Yorkshire

Creative Skillset

Develop

GamesIndustry.biz

BBC Careers

Media Muppet

Ideas Tap

Go Think Big

Gorkana

 

NHS/Medical

Health Careers

Step Into the NHS

Access Foundation Courses

Medical Student

Nursing Careers

NHS Medical Careers

NHS Careers YouTube Channel

NHS Student Bursaries

A Taste of Medicine

BMAT Test

UKCAT Test

Want To Be A Doctor?

NHS Jobs

TARGETjobs.co.uk/healthcare

 

Social Care

CACHE

Skills for Care

 

IT

Big Ambition

Tech Partnership

Bubblejobs

 

Armed Forces

www.armyjobs.mod.uk/join

www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers

www.raf.mod.uk/careers

Before you sign up

 

Legal

Future Lawyers

LAWYER2BE

Law Careers

All About Law

LNAT Test

University League Table for Law

http://targetjobs.co.uk/law

 

Creative

Creative skillset

Creative Choices

Theatre Careers

 

Animal, Land-Based and Environment Jobs

Lantra

Real Cool Futures

Environmental Jobs UK

Green Jobs

 

Business/Finance/HR

ICAEW

ICAEW Jobs

Directions

Careers in Insurance

Inside Careers

Digital Marketing Career Zone

 

Engineering, Science and Technology

Maths Careers

Wise

Engineering Apprenticeships

Tomorrows Engineers

http://targetjobs.co.uk/career-sectors/engineering

Futuremorph

careers in the motor industry

Seta Training

Semta

Gradcracker

Discover Engineering

Science Work Experience

Crest Awards

Construction Apprenticeships

http://targetjobs.co.uk/construction

Royal Society of Chemistry

http://targetjobs.co.uk/it

 

Languages

Languages Work

 

Sport

Careers in Sport

 


General Job Sites

All the Top Bananas

cv-library

Careerjet

Employment Agencies Directory

Fish4jobs

Future Talent

Get My First Job

Jobsite UK

Monster.co.uk

Notgoingtouni

Totaljobs.com

Universal Jobsmatch

 

Specialist Job Sites

Jobs Go Public

Public Sector Careers

www.targetjobs.co.uk/local-and-central-government

www.inretail.co.uk

www.retailchoice.com

www.retailcareers.co.uk

www.retailmoves.com

Academic Careers

Civil Service

Police

Auto Engineering – Skillnet

Working for a charity

British Archaeological Jobs and Resources (BAJR)

Countryside Jobs Link

Environmental Jobs

www.conservationjobsuk.com

Education & Training Jobs

 

Graduate Jobs

Working towards your future: making the most of your time at university (pdf)

Prospects’ ‘options with your subject’

What Do Graduates Do? (pdf)

HECSU 2011 Report

National Graduate Development Programme (local govt)

After English

If I had only known (pdf)

UCAS Teacher Training (formerly GTTR)

Milk Round

Graduate Recruitment Bureau

Gradjobs

Graduate talent pool

Inspiring Interns

http://www.graduate-jobs.com/

http://targetjobs.co.uk/

www.insidecareers.co.uk/

www.careerplayer.com

 

English Regional Graduate Job Sites

www.gradsouthwest.com

West Midlands

www.graduatejobsouth.co.uk

West Midlands

www.graduatesyorkshire.co.uk

www.gradseast.co.uk

www.gradskent.com/

www.hotprospects.org.uk/graduates
.. Originally based in the East Midlands, now broader