Getting into your chosen sector

We have a range of resources to help you research different sectors or occupational areas. If you are undecided about your career plans, you might want to look at a number of different career areas.

Take a look at our Career Guides to get a good idea of what routes you could take and what skills are needed, or research individual roles in the Job Roles section.


Accountancy and Finance Advertising, Marketing and PR Architecture

Art & Illustration Business-&-Management Charity-&-Volunteering

Working-with-Children Civil-Engineering-&-Construction Computer-Games-Technology 

Computing-&-IT Criminal-Justice‌ Cyber-Security

Digital-Media Engineering-&-Manufacturing‌ Entertainment-Technology

Environment Fashion‌ Film 

Graphic-Design Hospitality-&-Tourism‌ Interior-Design

Journalism-&-Publishing Languages‌ Law

Maths Media‌ Music

Petroleum-Engineering PhotographyProduct Design

Public-Sector Recruitment-&-HR Retail

Sales Scientific-Research-&-Analysis Sport-&-Leisure 

Teaching Theatre-&-Performance Transport-&-Logistics 


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The Prospects website provides a wide-range of profiles that make an ideal starting point to learn more about graduate roles in various sectors.

This includes what kind of work is expected of you, any entry requirements and where you can find jobs advertised. 

You can browse all jobs by using the A-Z listing of approximately 400 profiles or search by job category.


The National Careers Service website provides a broad-range of job role profiles for you to explore.  Find information on over 750 job roles and find out about the skills and qualifications required, what the work would be like and career prospects.

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