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Electrical engineering is a field of engineering which is mostly concerned with the application of electricity, electromagnetism and electronics.

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Electrical engineering is a field of engineering which is mostly concerned with the application of electricity, electromagnetism and electronics.

Studying mechanical engineering or thinking about it as a career? The opportunities are vast and exciting.

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Studying mechanical engineering or thinking about it as a career? The opportunities are vast and exciting.

Human Resources – used to be called Personnel – it’s all about people and achieving an organisation’s goals through their workforce.

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Human Resources – used to be called Personnel – it’s all about people and achieving an organisation’s goals through their workforce.

A role within one of the 43 police forces in the UK is a great way to be part of a community and make a difference to society.

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A role within one of the 43 police forces in the UK is a great way to be part of a community and make a difference to society.

There are numerous careers in psychology which is the science of human behaviour and the mind.

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There are numerous careers in psychology which is the science of human behaviour and the mind.

It’s one of those jobs that ‘does what it says on the tin’ – a systems analyst is someone who analyses an operation or process with the intention of improving efficiency – in particular, by applying a computer system.

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It’s one of those jobs that ‘does what it says on the tin’ – a systems analyst is someone who analyses an operation or process with the intention of improving efficiency – in particular, by applying a computer system.

Usually found within an investment bank, but independent asset management firms also exist.

 

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Usually found within an investment bank, but independent asset management firms also exist.

 

Purchasing and procurement roles exist in medium to large sized companies and organisations, both private and public sector. It’s all about sourcing products, services and goods from suppliers throughout the world by negotiating the best deals and prices – whist being aware of ethical, sustainability and risk management issues.

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Purchasing and procurement roles exist in medium to large sized companies and organisations, both private and public sector. It’s all about sourcing products, services and goods from suppliers throughout the world by negotiating the best deals and prices – whist being aware of ethical, sustainability and risk management issues.

Work in this area involves monitoring political activity to forsee public policy and how it might affect a charity, business or other organisation. The roles are generally in a public affairs consultancy or in-house public affairs department.

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Work in this area involves monitoring political activity to forsee public policy and how it might affect a charity, business or other organisation. The roles are generally in a public affairs consultancy or in-house public affairs department.

It’s all about creating and maintaining an image and reputation – either for a company, brand or individual. You’ll be responsible for influencing behaviour and opinion. The job is usually office based, but there may be traveling involved for some events. Networking is key – clients, the media and colleagues – you’ll build and maintain relationships in order to get the best out of everyone. Your personal and working life may overlap more than in other industries.

 

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It’s all about creating and maintaining an image and reputation – either for a company, brand or individual. You’ll be responsible for influencing behaviour and opinion. The job is usually office based, but there may be traveling involved for some events. Networking is key – clients, the media and colleagues – you’ll build and maintain relationships in order to get the best out of everyone. Your personal and working life may overlap more than in other industries.

 

A graduate role in the Insurance Industry can vary tremendously – the industry is huge and is involved in looking after individuals and companies; protecting their assets – from financial risk, against theft, fire, flood, cyber threats etc, as well as protecting individual’s future with life insurance. It’s all about preparing businesses and individuals for that rainy day.

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A graduate role in the Insurance Industry can vary tremendously – the industry is huge and is involved in looking after individuals and companies; protecting their assets – from financial risk, against theft, fire, flood, cyber threats etc, as well as protecting individual’s future with life insurance. It’s all about preparing businesses and individuals for that rainy day.

It’s a career teaching a subject you love, where you can pass your knowledge onto 11-18 year olds.  Engaging in their learning, observing and recording their progress – inspiring the next generation

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It’s a career teaching a subject you love, where you can pass your knowledge onto 11-18 year olds.  Engaging in their learning, observing and recording their progress – inspiring the next generation

Exactly what it says – developing a business – making it grow and increasing the sales/services offered. It’s a critical role in any business and one that has endless potential for the right candidate.

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Exactly what it says – developing a business – making it grow and increasing the sales/services offered. It’s a critical role in any business and one that has endless potential for the right candidate.

If you enjoy study and independent research you might consider a PhD – it’s at least three years of research on an ‘original topic’ and is carried out under the supervision of an expert.

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If you enjoy study and independent research you might consider a PhD – it’s at least three years of research on an ‘original topic’ and is carried out under the supervision of an expert.

The Civil Service works to support the UK government – implementing policy and delivering services for the general public – health, education, defence, the environment, pensions etc.

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The Civil Service works to support the UK government – implementing policy and delivering services for the general public – health, education, defence, the environment, pensions etc.

It’s a job offering impartial business advice to help an organisation develop and grow – improving their productivity and performance by problem solving and identifying weaknesses or gaps in their knowledge.

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It’s a job offering impartial business advice to help an organisation develop and grow – improving their productivity and performance by problem solving and identifying weaknesses or gaps in their knowledge.

Closely linked to the insurance industry, actuaries measure the risk and probabilities of the likelihood of events happening in the future, and if there any potential financial costs.

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Closely linked to the insurance industry, actuaries measure the risk and probabilities of the likelihood of events happening in the future, and if there any potential financial costs.

When a company is looking for staff to fill a vacancy, they’ll often use an external Recruitment Consultant. They do all the leg work and check through hundreds of CVs to find the right person for the role.

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When a company is looking for staff to fill a vacancy, they’ll often use an external Recruitment Consultant. They do all the leg work and check through hundreds of CVs to find the right person for the role.

Sounds exciting – everyone wants to be ‘in advertising’ with all the cool, hip and trendy people – is it as cool as it sounds? It’s certainly an industry that’s fast paced and can be very pressurised.

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Sounds exciting – everyone wants to be ‘in advertising’ with all the cool, hip and trendy people – is it as cool as it sounds? It’s certainly an industry that’s fast paced and can be very pressurised.

It’s the process of taking raw materials and making them into something. It’s usually done on a large scale in a factory, mill or plant

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It’s the process of taking raw materials and making them into something. It’s usually done on a large scale in a factory, mill or plant

Marketing covers everything that’s involved in promoting and selling a product or service

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Marketing covers everything that’s involved in promoting and selling a product or service

It is what it says – selling anything, from a service like insurance or conservatories to a product or lifestyle. 

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It is what it says – selling anything, from a service like insurance or conservatories to a product or lifestyle. 

The retail sector is huge and the opportunities are vast 

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The retail sector is huge and the opportunities are vast 

Retail bankers are those that work in the high street banks and building societies.  

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Retail bankers are those that work in the high street banks and building societies.  

In a nutshell it’s the organisation, storage and distribution of goods.

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In a nutshell it’s the organisation, storage and distribution of goods.

Careers in the legal profession are well paid and demanding. 

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Careers in the legal profession are well paid and demanding. 

Every part of our lives involves IT – retail, sport, music, banking.

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Every part of our lives involves IT – retail, sport, music, banking.

Engineering is concerned with problem solving.

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Engineering is concerned with problem solving.

There are two main areas – Management and Financial accounting and these both have more specialist areas within them.

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There are two main areas – Management and Financial accounting and these both have more specialist areas within them.

A career in investment banking can be very diverse including; trading, hedge funds, asset management, systems analysis, compliance and more. 

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A career in investment banking can be very diverse including; trading, hedge funds, asset management, systems analysis, compliance and more.