Insight into job sectors


Explore your options and gain an insight into job sectors by browsing resources, researching work experience and job opportunities, or by attending an Employer Insight event.

Employer Insight events enable you to hear from professionals from a range of sectors via speaker panels, Q&A sessions, and networking.

Heritage & culture

The heritage sector, including archaeology, archives, arts admin and auction houses


The languages sector, including translation & interpretation

Legal services

The legal services sector, including training routes for solicitors and barristers

Student stories

Watch, read & listen to career stories from students and graduates.

Hear from our students

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Baljinder Singh Atwal case study

Case study from Baljinder Singh Atwal, a Solicitor at West Midlands Police who studied LLB Law in 2015

Ben Rendle

Student story from Ben Rendle, a Technical Analyst & Developer at Broadridge who graduated in 2019 with a a PhD in Physics.

Ben Salisbury

Story from Ben Salisbury, a Project Support Officer/Fast Streamer at the Civil Service: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Ben graduated in 2022 with a PhD in Roman History.

Bradley West

Story from Bradley West, a Sports Journalist at Sportsbeat who graduated in 2017 and studied BA History with English.

British Consulate internship - Stephen Bowcott

Case study from Stephen Bowcott, Global Challenge: British Consulate internship, Chicago, USA, who studied BA History in 2015.

Brittany Moster Bergonzi case study

Case study from Brittany Moster Bergonzi, English Literature PhD graduate who graduated in 2020, now working as an academic librarian. Advice on how to get into a career in academic librarianship and on finding a job after a PhD.

Business Intelligence Analyst - Fiona Burns

Fiona Burns is a Business Intelligence Analyst at Odgers Berndtson and studied BA Philosophy, Religion and Ethics here at the University of Birmingham.
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