Useful Careers Websites

SPIED – an opportunities bulletin for 16 to 18-year olds looking for their next step in employment, education or training.This document is produced by Prospects Ltd and outlines the wide range of post 16 opportunities available to young people in the Gloucestershire area.  This information is correct as of 7.6.2019 but may be prone to change.

How to become put together by the team at CoursesOnline, this is a hub for guidance covering career paths in many different industries.

ADZUNA - search across different job websites

Complete the Spartan Test on SACU to produce career and subject suggestions.  An online database of over 700 different jobs

Careerpilot   A good website with local information about job sectors and option choices

If you’d rather listen than read, then try watching some of the podcasts and short videos of people talking about their jobs on icould. is the Science Council's careers website designed to provide information for young people, their parents and teachers about the jobs available after studying maths and science.

If you are aged 13 and over you can also access lots of useful careers information and talk to a trained careers adviser from the National Careers Service.  is a place for you to explore careers and employers as well as search for vacancies.

How to create an internship resume

How to compose a cover letter for an internship

In addition there is a wealth of excellent information available on the web. Take a look at some of these websites:

Total Professions enables you to explore a wide range of professional careers and provides information and articles to inspire you to achieve your dream career.

World of Work Another excellent resource to find out about jobs in the south west region.

Careersbox  Career films on the web Register on this website to find out about current Apprenticeship opportunities.

Career guide How To Become A Construction Manager outlines the responsibilities of a construction manager, required qualifications and skills, average salary and career progression opportunities.

AutoRaise -  technical apprenticeships in in the Vehicle Repair industry. 

‘How to get into private equity: what you need to know'.

How to get into investment banking: what you need to know

Interest in a career as a make-up artist find out more here The London Beauty
Training Academy

How to become a HGV driver guide

How to become a Plumber - a guide to what is involved in becoming a Plumber

Click here to find out about the top ten jobs which could change the world!

Click here to find out about careers in the NHS

How to become a plastic surgeon

The Medic Portal, supports those interested in a career in medicine

The Lawyer Portal, supports students who are interested in legal careers.
The Law Apprenticeships Guide

How to become a Criminal Solicitor 


Words for work: Women in leadership, partnership between Lancome and the National Literacy Trust. A series of videos from a panel of inspirational women including Lisa Eldridge, Lancôme’s global creative director, and Funmi Fetto, executive editor and beauty director at Glamour UK, on topics ranging from ‘my first CV’ to ‘work/life balance’.


Psychometric reasoning tests for young job seekers useful to those who apply for jobs and other apprenticeships that require a psychometric test as part of the interview process:  


Careers Guide How to become a secondary school teacher


Zety - how to write an internship CVwith samples, tips and expert advice and  how to pen a compelling internship cover letterwith real-life examples and step-by-step guidance.