The best career websites by school subject area

3rd July 2018 by Richard Allnutt

It can sometimes be difficult to consider how your school subjects relate to future career opportunities. Some subjects help you develop obvious skills for work (Art, Computing). Others have less obvious links, but can be equally supportive of future career aspirations. Here is a selection of CareerWave’s favourite careers websites which help you to see potential links between school study and the exciting world of work.

Art and Design  

www.ccskills.org.uk/careers/advice/ (Creative & Cultural Skills Sector showcasing Craft, Design, Heritage, Jewellery, Literature, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts)

www.screenskills.com (Film and TV, Animation, Games and VFX)

Computer Science   

www.thetechpartnership.com/tech-future-careers (Digital sector careers including Business, Client Relations, Developer, Designer, Marketing and Engineering)

www.screenskills.com (excellent overview of Gaming sector)

www.cybersecuritychallenge.org.uk/careers

English  

www.ccskills.org.uk/careers/advice (Creative & Cultural Skills Sector including careers in Literature and Theatre)

www.screenskills.com (Film and TV, Animation, Games and VFX)

Geography

www.rgs.org/geography (Royal Geographical Society)

www.geography.org.uk (Geographical Association careers resource)

www.geolsoc.org.uk/CareersInfo (The Geological Society)

History

www.history.org.uk/student (Historical Association- article about Careers In History in ‘Postgraduate’ section)

Math

www.mathscareers.org.uk (Institute of Mathematics)

Media 

www.screenskills.com (Film and TV, Animation, Games and VFX)

P.E. 

www.bases.org.uk (‘Careers in Sport’ booklet from British Association of Sport and Exercise Science)

www.careers-in-sport.co.uk

www.futuremorph.org (Sports section in My Future Finder)

Performing Arts           

www.ccskills.org.uk/careers/advice/ (Creative & Cultural Skills Sector showcasing Music, Theatre, Visual Arts)

www.onedanceuk.org (the national body for Dance in the UK)

www.careersinmusic.co.uk (careers information about performing, producing and business roles in the industry)

www.cdmt.org.uk (Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre)

Science  

www.futuremorph.org (launched in 2008 by the Science Council as part of the ‘Careers from Science’ initiative)

www.rsb.org.uk/careers-and-cpd/careers (Royal Society of Biology)

www.rsc.org/careers/future/ (Royal Society of Chemistry)

www.iop.org/careers (Institute of Physics)

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk (the Tomorrow’s Engineers programme led by the UK Engineering community)

www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk (Young Person focused NHS Careers website)

www.healthcareers.nhs.uk (the website for all health careers in the NHS including accredited course finder)

Technology    

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk (the Tomorrow’s Engineers programme led by the UK Engineering community)

www.screenskills.com (Film and TV, Animation, Games and VFX)

www.ccskills.org.uk/careers (Creative & Cultural Skills Sector showcasing Craft, Design, Heritage, Jewellery, Literature, Music,  Theatre, Visual Arts)

www.hospitalityguild.co.uk (an alliance of employers, skills bodies, individuals and training providers promoting the hospitality industry)

www.tastycareers.co.uk (National Skills Academy for Food and Drink)