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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Jaleesa Padmore

Video story from Jaleesa Padmore, a 2019 BA Theology and Religion graduate, who took part in the Experience Arts Internship Scheme as an Assistant Curator at Ort Gallery

James Barnett case study

Case study from James Barnett who graduated from MPhil English Literature and works as an Academic Liaison Librarian at Coventry University.

James Cresswell case study

James did an internship at Creative Media, working in a number of different areas.

Jamie Trussler

Jamie Trussler, a BSc Economics student, who took part in Careers Network Mentoring Scheme. Jamie was paired with a University of Birmingham alum who works as a Wealth Manager at Brewin Dolphin.

Janan Lewars case study

Case study from Janan Lewars, Client Training Specialist at Top Hat, who studied International Development Department, 2019.

Jess Conn

Listen to Jess Conn talk about her experience with the Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme, during which she was mentored by Henrietta Brealey, CEO of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce. Jess studied Business Management with Marketing with a Year in Industry and will graduate in 2022.

Jessica Edington case study

Jessica helped support the Community Fundraising team, who cover British Red Cross local fundraising in the counties of Worcestershire, Shropshire and Herefordshire.

Jessica Fitzgibbon case study

Jessica studied an MSc Human Resource Management (with CIPD Pathway) and graduated December 2016. She is currently an intern Resident Involvement Officer at Birmingham City Council.

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection Intern - Clare Allsopp

Case study from Clare Allsopp who spent a summer internship at the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, Zambia whilst studying BA Theology and Religion.

Jodie Carpenter case study

Jodie studied an English Literature MA from 2012-2014 part-time whilst working as a university Library Assistant. She is currently a Marketing and Communications Assistant at King Edward's School.
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