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Are you looking for information on careers? Impartial, high quality careers and labour market information can help you decide what pathways might be best for you.

Here are some websites and resources that we think will help you to get started in your research.
Use the drop down buttons to search for websites under the different topics.

Researching jobs and careers

Start www.startprofile.com

career planning | jobs and careers information | labour market information (LMI) | skills matching  

iCould www.icould.com

videos | quizzes | labour market information (LMI) | advice articles

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

what can you do with a subject? | jobs and careers information

Future Finder https://futurefinder.yourlife.org.uk

what can you do with a subject? | A level subjects and careers | labour market information (LMI)

Careerometer https://ideas4careers.co.uk/careerometer

jobs and careers information | labour market information (LMI)

National Careers Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

jobs and careers information | earnings | job hunting

Bright Knowledge www.brightknowledge.org

what can you do with a subject? | advice articles

Future Morph www.futuremorph.org

jobs and careers information for STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) | videos

Careersbox www.careersbox.co.uk

videos | apprenticeships

Target Careers www.targetcareers.co.uk

jobs and careers information | info and advice for school leavers | opportunities

Careers Gateway www.careers-gateway.co.uk

further links to jobs and careers information

Success at School www.successatschool.org.uk

jobs and careers information | info and advice for school leavers | opportunities

The Guardian www.theguardian.com/careers

info and advice articles | opportunities

Prospects www.prospects.ac.uk 

jobs and careers information (graduate level jobs) | advice articles | skills matching

Explore industries

Explore jobs and careers further with websites from industry experts. Go to page.

Apprenticeships

Get in Go Far www.getingofar.gov.uk

apprenticeships | opportunities

Find an Apprenticeship www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

search and apply for apprenticeships

Notgoingtouni www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

apprenticeships | work experience | opportunities | college courses | work | advice articles

Amazing Apprenticeships www.amazingapprenticeships.com

apprenticeships | opportunities | ‘behind the scenes’

Get My First Job www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk

apprenticeships | traineeships | opportunities | advice articles | industry guides

UNFM (Uni’s Not for Me) www.unisnotforme.com

apprenticeships | school leaver programmes | gap year | internships | advice articles | industry guides

Rate My Apprenticeship www.ratemyapprenticeship.com

apprenticeships | traineeships | advice articles | work experience | industry guides

Prospects www.prospects.ac.uk

degree apprenticeships | jobs and careers information for graduate level jobs | advice articles | skills matching | work experience | gap year 

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships www.gov.uk/government/publications/higher-and-degree-apprenticeships

guide to higher and degree apprenticeships | latest vacancies

Higher education and university

Which Uni http://university.which.co.uk

search courses | university profiles | advice articles | where can your A levels take you?

UCAS www.ucas.com

search and apply for courses | open days | advice articles

The Student Room www.thestudentroom.co.uk/student-finance

finance advice for uni from Student Finance England

Prospects www.prospects.ac.uk

jobs and careers information for graduate level jobs | advice articles | skills matching | work experience | gap year | degree apprenticeships

What do Graduates Do? https://luminate.prospects.ac.uk

what were graduates doing 6 months after graduating?

Russell Group www.russellgroup.ac.uk

information on the 24 leading UK universities

Opendays.com www.opendays.com

search for university open days

Best Course for Me www.bestcourse4me.com

explore options by career, university, course, subject

Times Higher Education www.timeshighereducation.com

world university rankings | where to study?

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships www.gov.uk/government/publications/higher-and-degree-apprenticeships

guide to higher and degree apprenticeships | latest vacancies

Not going to uni?

Notgoingtouni www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

apprenticeships | work experience | opportunities | college courses | work | advice articles

Ucas www.ucas.com/alternatives-to-university

apprenticeships | traineeships | school leaver programmes | internships | gap year

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships www.gov.uk/government/publications/higher-and-degree-apprenticeships

guide to higher and degree apprenticeships | latest vacancies

Labour market information

Careerometer (LMI for All) https://ideas4careers.co.uk/careerometer

labour market information (LMI) | jobs and careers information | compare earnings | future trends

Career Coach: Nottingham College https://nottinghamcollege.emsicareercoach.co.uk

local labour market information (LMI) for Nottingham city | future trends | jobs and careers information | courses

Career Coach: Derby College https://derby-college.emsicareercoach.co.uk

local labour market information (LMI) for Derby city | future trends | jobs and careers information | courses

Start www.startprofile.com

labour market information (LMI) | career planning | jobs and careers information | careers matching 

iCould www.icould.com

labour market information (LMI) | videos | quizzes | advice articles

Adzuna www.adzuna.co.uk

search for vacancies | local labour market information

Prospects www.prospects.ac.uk

graduate careers | labour market information (LMI) | future trends

What do Graduates Do? https://luminate.prospects.ac.uk

What were graduates doing 6 months after graduating? | graduate trends

Nomis www.nomisweb.co.uk

Official labour market statistics

Vacancies

Adzuna www.adzuna.co.uk

Find a job www.gov.uk/jobsearch

Find an apprenticeship www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

Indeed www.indeed.com

Totaljobs www.totaljobs.com

Get My First Job www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk

Rate My Apprenticeship www.ratemyapprenticeship.com

CVs, applications and interviews

National Careers Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/get-a-job

interviews | CV advice | job search | networking

Success at School https://successatschool.org/advicedetails/200/Skill-Up:-My-First-CV-Template

first CV template

Ucas www.ucas.com/careers-advice/getting-job

how to write a CV | what skills are employers looking for? | 

Target Careers https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/applications-and-interviews

CV tips for school leavers | school leaver programme interviews and applications

Reed www.reed.co.uk/career-advice/school-leaver-cv-template

school leaver CV template

Assessment Day www.assessmentday.co.uk

practice aptitude tests

Work experience and volunteering

Do-it www.do-it.org

The Prince's Trust www.princes-trust.org.uk

National Citizen Service www.ncsyes.co.uk

NCS Nottingham www.catch-22.org.uk/services/ncs-nottingham

NCS Ingeus www.ncsingeus.co.uk

Quizzes and questionnaires
Parents advice

Parental Guidance www.parentalguidance.org.uk

Careers information and advice for parents from the Careers Writers Association

Careers Advice for Parents and Young People www.careersadviceforparents.org

Choices, learning and training, and getting into work

Amazing Apprenticeships Parents' Resources https://amazingapprenticeships.com/parents-resources

Futuremorph: why science and maths? www.futuremorph.org/parents/why-science-maths

Aims to expose some of the myths that surround science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers, and outlines the key facts.

Institute of the Motor Industry www.autocity.org.uk/index.php/parents

Guide for parents on careers in the motor industry

Careers resources for teachers

National Careers Week http://nationalcareersweek.com

free resources for schools | Gatsby Benchmarks | blogs | Key Stage 2, 3 and 4

Pinterest www.pinterest.com/janetcolledge / www.pinterest.com/helenjanota

labour market information (LMI) | infographics | free resources and activities for schools

Amazing Apprenticeships www.amazingapprenticeships.com

apprenticeships resources

Barclays Lifeskills www.barclayslifeskills.com/teachers/lessons

skills | portfolio building

Panjango https://panjango.online/

virtual world of work | activities | careers in the curriculum

Into Film www.intofilm.org/resources/274

introduce students aged 11 to 16 to a range of potential careers in the film industry

STEM Learning www.stem.org.uk

find STEM ambassadors | STEM resources and activities

Cegnet www.cegnet.co.uk/resources/category/teaching-learning

careers activities

Please note: some industry websites also include resources for schools