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

Languages

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.

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Lamyea Ahmed

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Lamyea Ahmed was mentored by through Careers Network Mentoring Scheme by a mentor who worked in BAE Systems. Lamyea is a Birmingham Scholar student and is studying Aerospace Engineering.

Laura Sharp

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Video story from Laura Sharp, a 2021 Ancient History and Archaeology graduate, who completed an Experience Arts Internship as an Archival Intern at Winterbourne House and Gardens in Edgbaston.

Lauren Hayward

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Video story from Lauren Hayward who graduated with BA English Literature in 2021 and is currently an MA International Relations student. Lauren took part in the Impact Internship Scheme and completed an internship at Evolve Education.

Lewis Ward case study

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Case study from Lewis Ward, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at AstraZeneca who completed a PhD in Immunology.

Lily Cratchley

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Video story from Lily Cratchley, who graduated in 2021 with BA English with American and Canadian Studies with a Year Abroad. Lily completed an internship with the Impact Internship Scheme as a Social Media Marketing Assistant.

Liz Pardoe

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Video story from Liz Pardoe, a History student who took part in Careers Network Mentoring Scheme in 2020-21.

Lizzie O'Connor

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A student story from Lizzie O'Connor, the Postgraduate Community Engagement Officer here at the University of Birmingham. Lizzie graduated with a PhD in English Literature in 2019.

Lucy Shapley

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Story from Lucy Shapley, a final year History and Philosophy student who took part in the Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme. Lucy was mentored by Hilary Spencer, the CEO of education trust Ambition Institute, and former Director of Strategy for the Department for Education.

Lynda Koffi

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Story from Lynda Koffi, a Strategy Analyst Intern - Gas, Renewables & Power at TotalEnergies. Lynda graduated in 2021 with a Merit in MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering with Energy.
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