Taster Day Career Links

Useful Links for online Careers research for taster day students:

If you would like to research different career areas, you can use the websites below to find out about different career paths, their entry requirements and the skills and qualities needed in this industry.

https://successatschool.org/careerzones

https://www.ucas.com/ucas/after-gcses/find-career-ideas/explore-jobs

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/explore-careers

Here are some examples of websites which has useful information on different career areas that are popular with students at New College Pontefract.

Business:

https://barclayslifeskills.com/i-want-virtual-work-experience/school/virtual-work-experience

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/job-categories/business-and-finance

Computing/IT:

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/job-sectors/information-technology/overview-of-the-uks-it-industry

Engineering:

https://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/students/career-finder/

Law:

https://targetcareers.co.uk/career-sectors/law/192-what-types-of-jobs-and-employers-are-there-in-law

Media, and Journalism

https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

https://careers.channel4.com/4talent

Teaching:

https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/

Health Care (including Nursing and Midwifery), Medicine and Vet Medicine:

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/discover-dentistry

https://www.bva.co.uk/your-career/careers-advice/

Public Services:

https://www.army.mod.uk/

https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/

https://www.raf.mod.uk/

https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/jobs-volunteer/police-officers/police-officers

Performing Arts and Music:

https://www.pearson.com/uk/learners/fe-and-college-students/career-choices/creative-and-media/performing-arts.html

Sports and Coaching:

Science based careers

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/job-categories/science-and-research