If you want to be a Vet make sure that you enjoy working with people as well as animals.
|University Lecturer - Engineering||
A senior lecturer in Electrical Engineering at The University of Edinburgh.
|University Lecturer - Computer Science||
During the summer I do more research work and might try to prepare grant proposals, do my...
Worth pursuing as its a very interesting and rewarding role.
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|Trainer - Financial Services||
I have three jobs at the moment. I am a Training and Development Consultant working mainly...
the care and preservation of historic textiles for museums and organisations such as the...
I strongly believe that a sports based degree gives you an in depth understanding of the...
|Technician (telephone network)||
The telecommunications industry has a major part to play in almost all parts of modern life...
|Speech & Language Therapist||
You must be good at English and Biology at Higher level. You need to be good communicators...
as a lawyer, you can have a hugely varied job - from criminal law, to famly law, from...
I go into companies and help them improve their software development
It can be emotional and really tough, but can be incredibly rewarding too.
|Scottish Government Lawyer||
I had a wish to use my legal skills to help shape current events.
Look for opportunities for work experience in research labs during school holidays
part time first aider becomes a school assistant
The harder in life you work, the luckier you get!
You learn a lot about other people's lives, which is a great privilege.
|Project Manager - Pharmaceutical Industry||
Biology, Chemistry and Maths are probably key to a career in the Pharmaceutical Industry,...
|Project Manager (RBS)||
I don't think I ever have two days the same...
|Primary School Teacher||
I love the fact that when I am working with the children, everyday is different.
Once you are in the service, there are many options, community policing, road policing, CID,...
It's a very interesting and rewarding career, with so many opportunies.
At sports events, I started to spend more time watching the physios and medics on the pitch...
I was always interested in sport when I was growing up.
My school careers officer suggested my becoming a vet, or accountant... anything in fact to...
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not '...
As a Paramedic, you resond to calls as dispatched by ambulance control
The area I work in is neurology and it is very diverse.
I am responsible for the care and safety of the patients and volunteers and responsible for...
I went to college to do lighting and sound and ended up a carpenter. Go figure huh!!?
a summer job on a market stall selling fruit and veg taught me many invaluable disciplines...
Everyone requires marketing from a small business to large banks (who employ hundreds of...
sometimes I am assigned to a client in the most northern parts of Sweden to assist with food...
a librarian managing 3 public libraries... or is that called juggling?
finally I got my proper job aged 31... with plants, animals and teaching...
I started as a computer programmer and now lead teams who do the design and building of...
|Human Resources Manager||
the work I do impacts the entire company which employs over 100,000 people
|Hot Air Balloon Pilot||
Whilst balloonists are a rare breed it is a fact that there are more astronauts in the world...
|High School Teacher||
I would not say teaching is easy, but it can be easier if you are passionate about your...
I am a free-lance consultant and advise on the care of artworks, artefacts and collections in...
Use your analytical skills to change society
|Government Research Scientist||
I do research on freshwater ecology, specialising in research on algae in lochs
I thought it would be great to find out things about rocks and the Earth while working in the...
can vary daily from printed guides to website development of every description
It is a very varied career and the most enjoyable part is meeting lots of different people...
I've never applied for a job or had a proper job interview in my life!
There's nothing quite like the thrill of designing something and hearing that Big Company X...
I was particularly interested in working with children or people who had problems to overcome...
wildlife and spending most of my childhood outside watching birds, collecting plants and...
|Doctor - Royal Navy & Royal Marines||
I became interested in the Military, especially the Royal Marines because i loved skiing,...
|Doctor - GP||
Really be sure that medicine is what you want to do - ideally it should be a vocation -...
|Doctor - Eye Surgeon||
Medicine is a great career with many opportunities and is a very portable job with work...
|Doctor - cardiology||
helping with CT or MRI scans of the heart, analysing pieces of heart muscle under the...
Speak to someone who is aready in the job and get lots of information on all aspects of the...
|Dance & Train||
an average day might contain an hour of training- weights/ running combination of some sorts...
|Counsellor (Psychological Therapy)||
You definitely need a lot of compassion, empathy, organisation and grit to do this job. ...
Be prepared for a lot of highs and lows if you want a career in politics...
I have been in the Aviation industry for over 20 years now.
I organise language,educational and cultural programmes for students visiting the UK and...
I knew I had a real interest in working with people who had survived repeated traumatic...
I am a civil engineer. I manage the development and financing of large public sector...
There are a wide range of roles Engineers take on, there is development work, consultancy, ...
|Childcare - Manager of Early Years Setting||
It's incredibly rewarding, but also incredibly hard work looking after young children
I am a rural practice Chartered Surveyor dealing with country houses, farms and estates in...
What do you do for a living?
University careers adviser (now) previously a research...
This involves scanning hearts using ultrasound, to visualise the muscle, valves and blood...
I have been into cars since I could walk n talk
The sort of treatments I would do are massage, facials, manicure, pedicure, wedding make-up...
Be prepared to work hard and long hours out with normal working hours
|Banking - Risk Advisor||
The good thing about financial services is that it is relatively easy to move sideways within...
Interested in life, the universe and everything?
my Dad told me I should do "sensible" subjects, at which I tried and failed... well, actually...
life of an architect starts with admiring his brother's car...
|Accountancy - Director with Accounting Firm||
see all jobs as a way of developing your personal "tool kit" for the future
It is very difficult to describe what I do - a combination of Sales, People & Customer...
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