Careers Website Links

Revision Guide / Exam Preparation & Applying to University Information

The following websites will be useful to students of all ages carrying out careers research, either for subject choice or when applying to university.

www.talkingjobs.net
www.careersportal.ie
www.applytouni.com
www.icould.com
www.planitplus.net
www.careersa-z.co.uk
www.myworldofwork.co.uk
www.ucas.com
www.heaponline.co.uk
www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk
www.push.co.uk/get-a-place
www.whatuni.com
www.unistats.com
www.nidirect.gov.uk/careers
www.getting-in.com
www.growingambitions.tes.co.uk
www.careersbox.co.uk
www.yourlife.org.uk

Gap Year Information

The Following websites will be of interest to any Yr14 pupil who is considering deferring entry into university or who may be considering taking a gap year for traveling or working abroad.

www.volunteernow.co.uk
www.realgap.co.uk
www.gapyear.com
www.projecttrust.org.uk
www.bunac.org/uk
www.vso.org.uk
www.raleigh.org.uk

STEM Information

The following websites will be of use to pupils wishing to research STEM careers.

Future Morph – explore careers available from science, engineering and maths.
www.futuremorph.org

Connexions Direct
www.connexions.gov.uk

Northern Ireland Careers
www.careersserviceni.com

Aimhigher
www.aimhigher.ac.uk

Careers Advice

www.careersadvice.direct.gov.uk

Biology related:

Southampton Oceanography Centre
www.soc.soton.ac.uk

Biochemical Society
www.biochemistry.org

British Ecological Society
www.britishecologicalsociety.org

Society of Biology
www.societyofbiology.org

Institute of Biomedical Science
www.ibms.org

Physiological Society
www.physoc.org

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
www.csp.org.uk

Society for General Microbiology
www.biocareers.org.uk

British Medical Association
www.bma.org.uk/ap.nsf

Royal College of Nursing
www.rcn.org.uk

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
www.rcvs.org.uk

Step into the NHS
www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
www.abpi.org

Chemistry related:

Royal Society of Chemistry
www.rsc.org/studentzone

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
www.abpi.org

Engineering related:

Tomorrow’s Engineers
www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk

EngineeringUK
www.engineeringuk.com

The IET*
www.theiet.org

Institution of Chemical Engineers*
www.whynotchemeng.com

Institute of Civil Engineers*
www.ice.org.uk

Institution of Mechanical Engineers*
www.imeche.org

Energy Institute* – working in the energy industry
www.energyzone.net

Royal Academy of Engineering
www.raeng.org.uk

Royal Aeronautical Society*
www.raes.org.uk

Forensic Science related:

Forensic Science Service
www.forensic.gov.uk

Food Science related:

Institute of Food Science and Technology
www.foodtechcareers.org

Geology related:

Geological Society
www.geolsoc.org.uk

Mathematics related:

Maths Careers
www.mathscareers.org.uk

More Maths Grads
www.moremathsgrads.org.uk

Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
www.ima.org.uk

Pharmacy and Pharmacology related:

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
www.abpi.org

British Pharmacological Society
www.bps.ac.uk

Pharmacy Careers
www.pharmacycareers.org.uk/

Step into the NHS
www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/

Physics related:

Institute of Physics
www.physics.org

Royal Astronomical Society
www.ras.org.uk/ras

Royal Meteorological Society
www.rmets.org/education/index.php

Teaching related:

Teacher Training Agency
www.teach.gov.uk

General Teaching Council in Scotland
www.gtcs.org.uk

General Teaching Council in Northern Ireland
www.gtcni.org.uk

*For a full list of professional engineering institutions and information about accredited engineering courses please visit the Engineering Council website www.engc.org.uk

Others:

Full list of sector skills and links may be assessed at:

http://www.deni.gov.uk/index/successthroughskills/skills-and-training-sectoral-development/sectoral-development-skills-for-business-networks.htm