Career options by occupation

Accountancy & Finance

 

www.icaew.com

Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales

www.accaglobal.com

Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants 

www.aiaworldwide.com

Association of International Accountants (AIA)

www.directions.org.uk

Link to opportunities and information about careers in finance and law

 

aat.org.uk

The Association of Accounting Technicians

www.cimaglobal.com

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants 

Aeronautical Careers

www.caa.co.uk

The UK specialist aviation regulator

www.raes.org.uk

A one stop shop for enquiries relating to the aerospace industry

www.nats.co.uk

The National Air Traffic services recruitment site

Architecture

www.architecture.com

Official RIBA site

Business

www.careers-in-business.com

Careers in business

Construction

www.cibse.org

Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers

www.bpec.org.uk

The British Plumbing Employers Council

www.jtltraining.com

The principal training provider to the building services industry

Armed Forces

www.mod.uk

Ministry of Defence

www.rafcareers.com

RAF Careers 

www.royalnavy.mod.uk

Royal Navy Careers 

www.army.mod.uk

British Army 

Civil Service

www.lgjobs.com

Information and advice on local government careers

www.civilservice.gov.uk/recruitment

Civil Service recruitment page

Creative / Arts / Media

www.bbc.co.uk/jobs

Find out about career opportunities with the BBC

www.skillset.org/careers

Skillset is the skills council for audio visual industries

www.ism.org

The Incorporated Society of Musicians

www.bpi.co.uk

The British record industry's trade association

www.ideasfactory.com

Channel 4 web site with numerous ideas for careers in creative areas

www.creativefuture.org.uk

Loads of useful information in Arts, Design, Fashion and Media. Sponsored by government agencies

www.journalism.co.uk

Information about all types of journalism

www.nctj.com

National Council for the training of journalists

Engineering

www.whynotchemeng.com

Discover more about chemical engineering as a career option

www.ecitb.org.uk

The Engineering Construction industry training board, containing a wide range of information about careers and training in the UK construction industry

www.ice.org.uk

The Institute of Civil Engineers. Advice and information for those considering a career in civil engineering

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk

An excellent website for future engineers

www.engc.org.uk

The Engineering Council

Environment

www.growingcareers.com

Careers in the environment and with animals

Forensics

www.forensic-science-society.org.uk

Careers in Forensic science

Information Technology / Computing

www.bcs.org

The British Computer Society. Industry body for IT professionals

Law

www.lcan.org.uk

The Law Careers Advice Network

www.barcouncil.org.uk

The Bar Council

www.lawsociety.org.uk

The Law Society

www.thelawyer2b.com

information for future lawyers

Logistics

www.careersinlogistics.co.uk

Careers in Logistics is the first dedicated website in the UK for Logistic jobs and careers. They supply lots of invaluable advice and information about careers, training and funding as well as the industry itself.

Medicine & Health Professions

www.bma.org.uk

The British Medical Association web site

www.bda.org

The British Dental Association

www.nhscareers.nhs.uk

NHS Careers

www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk

Opportunities in the National Health Service

www.rvc.ac.uk

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC), University of London

medlink-uk.net

Information for future doctors

www.bps.org.uk

The British Psychological Society

www.cot.org.uk

British Association of Occupational Therapists

www.rcslt.org

The Royal College of Speech & Language Therapy

www.readmedicine.com

Medicine & Dentistry in Europe

www.tasteofmedicine.com

Information about lots of different healthcare courses

Veterinary Science and Medicine

www.rcvs.org.uk

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

www.ibms.org

The Institute of Biomedical Science

www.ahis.org

The Animal Health Information Specialists (UK & Ireland) is a group of library and information professionals working in the area of animal health.

Self Employment

princes-trust.org.uk

The Princes Trust offers practical solutions to help young people succeed

www.gov.uk/browse/business/setting-up

Information to support businesses and help to start up new ones

Science

www.newscientist.com

Provides an important gateway to science career resources

www.biochemistry.org

The Biochemical Society click on the ‘education’ link for careers information

www.whynotchemeng.com

Careers and information for Chemical Engineering

www.iop.org

Careers and information for Physics

Social Work

www.basw.co.uk/social-work-careers

Department of Health Social Work recruitment site

Sport / Leisure / Tourism

www.careers-in-sport.co.uk

Jobs in the sports and leisure industry 

www.travelindustrycareers.co.uk

Jobs in the travel industry 

Teaching and Education

www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching

Education information website

Uniformed Service

www.justice.gov.uk/jobs/prisons

The Prison Service

www.westyorksfire.gov.uk

The West Yorkshire Fire Service

www.policecouldyou.co.uk

The National Police Recruitment web site