Advice

How to become a social worker

One day you could be counselling a child who’s having a hard time at school. The next day you could be helping a refugee who is struggling to adapt to life in their new home country. The job of...  

How to become a science lab technician

Interested in making new discoveries? Are you intrigued by why things work the way they do? If you’ve got a curious mind and an interest in science, a career as a science lab technician could be...  

What you need to know about jobs in travel and tourism

Travel and tourism - a glamorous industry which will see you jet-setting your way around the world, soaking up the sun and making a few bucks on the side? Well, maybe… Travel and tourism jobs actually...  

How to become a barrister

Are you good at public speaking? Do you have a logical, analytical approach? A career as a barrister might be something you want to consider. It’s a long way from the lawyers we see on TV, dramatically...  

How to become a doctor

Interested in wearing a stethoscope and shouting orders across a busy emergency room? Well, there’s a lot more to be a doctor than daytime TV would have us believe. But the job can be challenging,...  

How to become an architect

Did you know that there’s a building in Prague that can dance? Well, kind of. The “Dancing House” actually looks like two people swaying to music. It’s an incredible example of...  

How to become a teaching assistant

If you love working with children, becoming a teaching assistant could be a fun and rewarding way to start your career. You’ll help students overcome challenges in their learning and their life,...  

How to become a biomedical scientist

Did you know that scientists are saving lives because they discovered new treatments to cure some cancers? Did you also know that a new drug helps people with heart failure? Or how about the fact that...  

How to become a primary school teacher

We all remember our favourite primary school teacher. The influential figure who was there as we discovered the world around us in those all-important first years at school. Maybe you help out at...  

Everything you need to know about forensic science jobs

Does investigating gory crime scenes like the CSI crew or analysing blood stains like Dexter sound like a great (if grizzly) way to spend your days? Okay, so being a forensic scientist isn’t exactly...  

Sign up to receive careers advice and info about apprenticeships & school leaver jobs.

Register now