Career options by occupation

Accountancy & Finance

Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales

Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants

Association of International Accountants (AIA)

Link to opportunities and information about careers in finance and law

The Association of Accounting Technicians

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants 

Aeronautical Careers

The UK specialist aviation regulator

A one stop shop for enquiries relating to the aerospace industry

The National Air Traffic services recruitment site


Official RIBA site


Careers in business


Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers

The British Plumbing Employers Council

The principal training provider to the building services industry

Armed Forces

Ministry of Defence

RAF Careers

Royal Navy Careers

British Army 

Civil Service

Information and advice on local government careers

Civil Service recruitment page

Creative / Arts / Media

Find out about career opportunities with the BBC

Skillset is the skills council for audio visual industries

The Incorporated Society of Musicians

The British record industry's trade association

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

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

Information about all types of journalism

National Council for the training of journalists


Discover more about chemical engineering as a career option

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

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

An excellent website for future engineers

The Engineering Council


Careers in the environment and with animals


Careers in Forensic science

Information Technology / Computing

The British Computer Society. Industry body for IT professionals


The Law Careers Advice Network

The Bar Council

The Law Society

information for future lawyers


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

The British Medical Association web site

The British Dental Association

NHS Careers

Opportunities in the National Health Service

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC), University of London

Information for future doctors

The British Psychological Society

British Association of Occupational Therapists

The Royal College of Speech & Language Therapy

Medicine & Dentistry in Europe

Information about lots of different healthcare courses

Veterinary Science and Medicine

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

The Institute of Biomedical Science

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

Self Employment

The Princes Trust offers practical solutions to help young people succeed

Information to support businesses and help to start up new ones


Provides an important gateway to science career resources

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

Careers and information for Chemical Engineering

Careers and information for Physics

Social Work

Department of Health Social Work recruitment site

Sport / Leisure / Tourism

Jobs in the sports and leisure industry

Jobs in the travel industry 

Teaching and Education

Education information website

Uniformed Service

The Prison Service

The West Yorkshire Fire Service

The National Police Recruitment web site