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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Malcolm Remedios case study

Malcolm undertook two weeks work placement with the team working on BBC Doctors and a four-week placement at Film Birmingham.

Mansoor Choudhry

Story from Mansoor Choudhry, a final year History and Political Sciences, graduating in July 2022. Mansoor was mentored by Adam Fowle, the former CEO of Mitchells and Butlers and former CEO of Tesco Hospitality.

Manu Sasidharan case study

Manu studied an MSc Civil Engineering and Management and graduated in 2014. His current role is a PhD Researcher in Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham.

Marco Morazzini case study

Marco studied an MSc Urban and Regional Planning and graduated in 2016, after having studied Engineering at the Sapienza University of Rome. He went on to do a placement with the City Design and Conservation Team at Birmingham City Council.

Mariam Gulfraz case study

Case study from Mariam Gulfraz an Impact Challenge participant studying Law with Business.

Marketing Intern at Bristol Achieve

Video story from an English and Creative Writing graduate, who completed an Experience Arts Internship Scheme

Maryam Hashemi

Story from Maryam Hashemi, a fourth year dental student who took part in the Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme.

Matilde Aliffi

Story from Matilde Aliffi, a Software Engineer at The Economist Group who graduated with a PhD in Philosophy in 2019.

Max Pashley case study

Case study from Max Pashley - Global Challenge: British Consulate internship, Melbourne Australia, who studied LLB Law in 2016.

Michelle Anderson

Video story from Michelle Anderson, a final year Criminology student, who completed the Professional Development Module.
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