Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Resources which help you to find out more about different types of jobs to help you make informed career choices.

Researching Your Career Ideas

Descriptions of job types on Prospects

Provides extensive list of job types to research. Job information includes typical activities, skills required and entry requirements, typical starting salaries, finding vacancies and much more.

Descriptions of job types on TARGETjobs

Job descriptions for a wide range of job types with information on main duties, entry requirements and skills you will need.

I Could Video Case Studies

Video case studies of people taking about the job they do; how they entered that particular occupation, what they like/dislike about it and advice they have for people considering a career in the same area.

Using LinkedIn for Career Research

This video explains how to use LinkedIn for Career Research

Prospects YouTube channel

Prospects upload videos on a range of career planning topics, including how to get into specific job sectors.

Mini Career Course: Finding Graduate Vacancies

In this mini career course you will find out about the types of graduate opportunities available to you, where to find advertised opportunities and access the "hidden job market".

Mini Career Course: Job market research

Understanding the job market and opportunities in different sectors and locations is an important part of career planning and decision making. This mini career course gives an insight into the type of information available to you and how it can help inform your next steps.