Development opportunities

Sources of information

  • Careers have a selection of reference books and journals, covering a range of topics,including self-assessment, career planning, self-employment, recruitment processes, and job sector-specific information.
  • National Careers Service - The national information and advice service can direct you to possible sources of help and information.
  • Local work and training initiatives - information is available from York Learning
  • Graduate Prospects holds a huge range of careers information including occupational profiles, CV writing, applications and interviews, details of job vacancies etc.
  • Learn Direct has information about courses and training throughout the country.
  • - as well as job listings, also has careers advice on the HE sector.
  • Careers Report - a series of questionnaires and psychometric tests to help you explore your strengths and weaknesses, your personality and abilities.
  • Prospects Planner - web-based exercise matching your interests with career ideas (click on Jobs - What jobs would suit me?)
  • Guardian Careers - careers news and articles
  • Future Learn - a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.