Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Information Technology and Data Science

Gradcracker

Gradcracker - is the careers website for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) university students. With over 200 employers advertising at any one time, there are more STEM work placements and graduate opportunities on gradcracker.com than on any other careers website in the UK.

Gradcracker Toolkit

Comprehensive guide to STEM careers. Explore over 60 different industries and meet some great employers.

Prospects - Information Technology

Careers information, including options with your subject, occupational profiles, graduate employers and further study form Graduate Prospects.

TARGETjobs Information Technology

Information on career options in this sector with employer profiles, work experience and graduate job adverts and articles offering advice on a range of topics.

TARGETjobs Explore IT

Interactive tool for exploring career options in this sector, finding work experience and making successful applications.

Careers in Computing and Information Technology

Information on how to get into the industry, the range of jobs on offer and how to advance your career.

  • Author: David Yardly
  • Published: 2000
  • Edition: 2

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

British Computer Society (BCS)

The British Computer Society (BCS) is the leading body for those working in IT as well as the qualifying body for Chartered IT Professionals (CITP). Comprehensive careers section with lots of advice, including how to get started and career progression.

Bubble Jobs

Search for the latest Digital jobs. Job sectors featured include: Digital Marketing, Graphic Design, Content and Copyrighting, Social Media and Online PR, Project Management and Software/ Website Development.

Top IT Employers - United Kingdon

An informative guide to some of the most innovative IT companies in the country.

  • Author: CRF
  • Published: 2009

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

e-skills: IT and Telecoms labour market report

Detailed labour market information for the IT and Telecoms industry, including pay scales, entry requirements and job profiles.

E&TJ - Engineering and Technology Jobs

Search for current opportunities in Engineering and Technology (site maintained by IET).

GradIreland Information Technology

Information on IT opportunities in Ireland with case studies of people working in this sector and employer profiles.

Tech Partnership

Tech Partnership is the Sector Skills Council for IT and Telecoms. Their website includes job roles and labour market information for the IT and Telecommunication sectors.

Engineer Jobs

Detailed company information, case studies and application advice.

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

TalentScotland

If you are interested in careers in science, financial services, engineering, software and games, this website allows you to research employers and apply for latest vacancies.

STEM Women

This website allows female students and graduates to search for jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine, advertised by organisations who are committed to receiving an equal number of male and female applications.

Women in Tech

This website is dedicated to women already in, or looking to start, their career in the Technology sector. You can read case studies of women working in Technology roles and profiles of employers. There is also a listing of current jobs and events as well as articles with advice on job applications and skills development.

ScreenSkills: Careers in Screen

Access career profiles for jobs in film, television, VFX, animation and games. You can also obtain advice on training, funding and qualifications.

Creative Pathways - information on Creative Careers

Information on career options in the creative sector with advice on skills and links to further useful resources.

EqualEngineers Student Hub

Online platform for collaborating and networking with Engineering and Technology students from around the world.

TechTest - free psychometric tests

Free practice tests for a wide range of psychometric tests, including Logical Reasoning, Financial Reasoning, Mechanical Reasoning, Situational Judgement and Verbal Reasoning. The tests are aimed at careers in Technology but would also be useful for other sectors.

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