There are hundreds of careers out there and all require plenty of hard work – pick one you will enjoy. Our advice will help you choose, whether you want to make a definite decision now or keep your options open.
Want a good job but not sure what the options are? Use our overview of 16 career areas that are common destinations after university for graduates or ambitious school leavers.
If you’d like a career working with children there are plenty of choices, whether you want to keep them healthy, help them learn and develop, or protect them from harm.
Fancy a career working with animals? Discover different options and how to get into them, from helping poorly pets in a job as a small animal vet to becoming a big cat zookeeper or army dog handler.
Want a job helping others? There are plenty of options, whether you'd like to work directly with those in need or help society more widely.
Find out about careers where you can use your creativity, both in creative industries such as publishing or TV and in other professions.
You can have a management career in any industry. Think about what field most appeals before exploring how to become a manager in that area.
Find out which careers pay the best salaries. You’ll need to understand the trade-off between earning more and having a life outside work.
Trying to decide what to do with your life? Here’s what to consider when investigating what type of job would suit you.
Our checklist of questions will help you research school leaver programmes and higher apprenticeships and decide where to apply.
Search our database of job opportunities in this area, including opportunities to gain further qualifications with your employer’s support.
Find degree courses at UK universities that relate to your preferred career. You can search by region, subject, university and type of course.
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