Career options

If you've yet to decide on a career path, don't worry - you're not alone. This section contains many useful links to help you identify your strengths, motivations and interests so you can get an idea about what type of jobs may suit you. A good starting point is our careers handout I don't know what I want to do.

If you would like to discuss your career options in depth with a specialist, you can also book an appointment with a Careers Consultant.

Further Resources

Prospects Planner
This page identifies job ideas that match your interests, skills and motivations.

Prospects Job Profiles
Explore over 400 different jobs with details of entry requirements, salary ranges, typical employers and vacancy sources

Options with your Subject
Another useful Prospects guide which focuses on options with your degree subject and related jobs

Advisorteam.org
US Government site giving introduction to personality questionnaires

Jobhuntersbible.com
Web version of the book “What Colour is Your Parachute” which has links to information on a variety of personality and aptitude tests.

Windmills online
Activities to help you identify who you are, where you are and how to take action.

Workbooks on Self-Assessment

Available on reference from Student Services libraries at City North, City South, Gosta Green and Millennium Point:

  • What Colour is Your Parachute?
  • Build Your Own Rainbow
  • Art of Building Windmills