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The links below are relevant to your subject area and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities. You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

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Careers information, employers and jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – find graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

  • Explore types of jobs – Use the A-Z to search for career profiles or look at the following job categories 'Information Services’, 'Administration’, 'Publishing, Media and Performing Arts’, and 'Education, Teaching and Lecturing’.
  • Explore job sectors – Look in particular at 'Government and Public Administration’, 'Creative Arts’, 'Voluntary’, 'Education’,. 'Broadcast, Film and Interactive Media’, 'Tourism’, and 'Publishing’.
  • Options with your subject – Discover how best to use your degree.
  • Search job vacancies – For job vacancies directly related to your subject select 'Information Services’, 'Administration’, 'Publishing, Media and Performing Arts’, and 'Education, Teaching and Lecturing’.

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Jobs & Work Experience

Archives and Records Assocation – Careers in the archives and records sector.

Arts Culture Media Jobs – Jobsite covering arts, culture and media sectors.

Chartered Institute of Library and Information ProfessionalsCILIP job vacancies.

BBC Jobs – Jobs and work experience vacancies at the BBC.

Cadw – The historic environment service of the Welsh Assembly Government.

English Heritage – The Government’s statutory adviser on the historic environment.

Historic Scotland – An executive agency of the Scottish Government charged with safeguarding the nation’s historic environment. – Jobs in research, academic and related professions.

JobsGoPublic – Employment opportunities in the public and not for profit sectors.

Local government jobs – The official government website advertising council vacancies.

Museum Association – Museums Association Jobs and Careers.

Museum Jobs – Worldwide jobsite for museums, galleries, libraries and archives.

National museums jobs – Jobsite for UK’s national museums, galleries, libraries and archives.

National Trust – National Trust jobs website.

National Graduate Development Programme – Local government graduate training scheme.

Opportunities – Public sector employment opportunities.

Parliment Jobs – Job vacancies in the House of Commons and House of Lords.

Policy Jobs – Research and policy making jobs from around the world.

Public jobs Wales – Public sector recruitment in Wales.

Public sector careers – Jobs in the public sector.

University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies Job Desk – The UK’s most extensive free vacancy listing source for museums and galleries.

Working for an MP – For jobs and internships with politicians, political parties and lobbying and campaigning organisations.

Professional Bodies and Organisations

Creative and Cultural Skills Sector Council.

Graduate Teacher Training Registry – GTTR – Search for postgraduate teaching courses throughout the UK, and find out how to apply and when.~

Teacher Education & Training Wales – Includes profiles on universities in Wales that offer teacher training. Also find out about routes into teaching and financial support available.

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