Careers links

When guiding your students on possible future career routes it can be difficult to know where to begin. The websites below may offer you a helping hand and allow your students to start exploring the different options available to them.


National Careers Service

The National Careers Service website provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training course resources and funding.

Find an Apprenticeship

Search and apply for an apprenticeship in England, as well as find out about the different schemes around the UK.

The Big Bang Fair

Find out Whose Crew Are You? and see how much fun your future could be with a career from science, technology, engineering and maths.


EDT offer a range of opportunities for students to work in industry on various placements to raise students’ awareness of STEM, change their perceptions and highlight future career opportunities available to them.

Smallpeice Trust

Information and advice on engineering careers, including some handy tips for interviews, which path into engineering may be the right one for your students and links to other sites of interest.

UK Space Agency

This site provides career case studies, tips and advice for launching a career in the space sector, as well as information on how to get involved and learn more about the industry as a whole.

Why Not Chem Eng…

All you need to know about careers in chemical engineering, including job roles and study information.

Institution of Civil Engineers

Information on career development as a civil engineer.

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Information on career paths as well as the skills and competencies required to become a mechanical engineer.

Institute of Physics – Careers site

Find out where physics can take you – from predicting climate change to designing computer games – physics is the route to so many careers.

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine

From Biomedical Engineers to Clinical Technologists, there are a range of case studies for you to look at. Careers information and leaflets are also available to download as well as resources for teachers that are suitable for a variety of age groups and key stages. 

Jaguar Land Rover - Experience in the Workplace

Work experience opportunities for 15-18 year olds at each of Jaguar Land Rover's five sites. Offered through Jaguar Land Rover's Education Business Partnership Centres which also provide learning facilities and resources for children from primary school age to 18+.

Made Here Now

Made Here Now is an initiative to change perceptions of UK manufacturing and attract more talent to the sector. See the wide range of careers available in manufacturing, find out how innovative ideas are turned into reality, gain that perfect job to suit your own talents and much more. is packed with ideas, advice and information to help you make better choices about your future. Identify your strengths with The Buzz Quiz, explore real-life video career stories, and find essential job data on pay and future employment.

This is engineering

This is engineering is a great resource to help teachers to have supportive conversations with young people that position engineering as an appealing future career. Watch the films on their You Tube channel