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How to become an astronaut

For most of us, a career as an astronaut seems out of reach. It’s true that astronauts have to be highly qualified in a specialist academic field, and training programmes only recruit every once...  

What is a key worker?

We have heard a lot about key workers in the last 12 months. They are the people who have kept our society going throughout the pandemic. But what is a key worker? How many key worker jobs could you name?...  

How to become a data analyst

Data analysts are in high demand as more and more information becomes available to organisations and provides opportunities to work more effectively and make more money. In this guide, we take a look...  

What are international development jobs and how can I get one?

If you want to make a difference in the world by helping others lift themselves out of poverty, a career in international development could be perfect for you. In this guide, we explore what international...  

Jobs in academia: Becoming an academic

If you have a strong interest in a particular academic discipline and want to use your career to carry out research into that field, a job in academia could be for you. In this guide to the different...  

How to become a surgeon

Surgeons save lives, fix injuries, reduce suffering and pain and treat life-limiting medical problems. Becoming a surgeon requires deep knowledge and advanced skills, which means it takes many years of...  

What is an atmospheric chemist?

Atmospheric chemists study the Earth’s atmosphere. They often focus on pollution levels, both indoors and outdoors. It’s important to understand what pollution is found in different environments....  

Industry spotlight: Accountancy, Banking & Finance

This article is part of our Industry Spotlight series - based on our popular emails - where we focus on a different Career Zone in each article. To help students learning from home during...  

Industry Spotlight: Transport & Logistics - Rail

This article is part of our Industry Spotlight series - based on our popular emails - where we focus on a different Career Zone in each article. To help students learning from home during...  

Industry spotlight: Engineering

This article is part of our Industry Spotlight series - based on our popular emails - where we focus on a different Career Zone in each article. To help students learning from home...  

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