Meet four inspirational higher and degree apprentices who are working in marketing, law, construction and pharmaceutical research.
https://www.ucasprogress.com/ Click on the 'explanatory video' and 'Getting started' guides
The National Careers Service was launched on 5th April. This replaces Connexions direct. For young people (aged 13 and over) this provides the website – nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk – and various ways of contacting an adviser - a phone line 0800 100900, webchat, email or texting service. Take a look and see if you find it user-friendly for young people.
- E-clips – vast and regularly updated careers database with many external links - go to ‘student intranet’. Enter the school postcode to access (PE29 3BN)
- http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/Workandcareers/index.htm - Gov. website on job vacancies, careers information and details about training. If you're aged 13-19 you can contact a Careers Adviser for information, advice and support on a range of issues affecting young people
- http://www.jobcentreguide.co.uk/ - We offer a guide to job hunting in the UK, outlining the services offered by the JobCentre Plus, and benefits that job-searchers may be entitled to. We also provide job listings on our site based on the nearest JobCentre Plus office.
- http://www.youthoria.org/ Youthoria is the Youth Support Service website for young people in Cambridgeshire. Here you'll find information and advice when you need it, entertainment and activities when you feel like having fun and a voice when you want to be heard.
- www.apprenticeships.org.uk – the national ‘apprenticeships’ website
- www.orangeo.org.uk – set up and run by an ex student (currently on an Apprenticeship in Marketing). For an excellent overview and updated blog on apprenticeships by both providers and apprentices.
- www.careersbox.co.uk – Sponsored by BT, but has many useful podcasts and links
- http://www.careersbox.co.uk/skillsexplorer/ - a FREE new way for students to connect with the extensive Careersbox library of world-of-work and job profile films and videos. Explore your skills and match them to a world of work and training opportunities.
- http://getsmaart.com/student-guides/ - a UK courses and careers site for 14-19 year students. The site includes career news, career guides and university guides.
- www.icould.com - podcasts on a wide variety of careers and routes to, including celebrities, etc.
- http://www.pods4jobs.com/home – podcasts on a wide variety of careers and routes to, including celebrities, etc.
www.careercompanion.co.uk/ - Career Companion Online is a national independent and impartial gateway for researching careers, training, learning and job hunting information on the internet. It helps you to quickly find high quality and reliable sources of careers and learning information on the Internet. It contains links to over 3,000 evaluated websites and 1,000 professional reviews.
http://neuvoo.co.uk/en - Neuvoo is a job search engine that indexes jobs directly for free from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards. It centralises all jobs available on the web, much like the Google for jobs.