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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Rebecca Moore case study

Rebecca did a summer internship in the press and marketing department at outdoor theatre company Heartbreak Productions.

Research Administrator - Emily Thomas

Case study from Emily Thomas, working for Euro-Islam whilst a MRes student and Research Administrator at the University of Birmingham.

Research Intern at Bertz Associates

Video story from Francesca Rhodes, an MA Shakespeare Studies graduate, who completed an Experience Arts Internship Scheme.

Researcher - Emma Lowe

Emma Lowe - Researcher at Conway Consulting case study

Robbie McDonald case study

Case study from Robbie McDonald, Global Challenge: Museum Victoria Intern, Melbourne, Australia, who studied History with American and Canadian Studies in 2015.

Robotic Process Automation Developer - Angela Thick

Case study from Angela Thick who worked as a Robotic Process Automation Developer at CapGemini and studied BA Maths and Philosophy in 2017 at the University of Birmingham.

Ruby Swales

Video story from Ruby Swales, a final year History and Political Science student, graduating in 2022. Ruby took part in the Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme and was mentored by Valerie Hughes-D'Aeth, Non-Executive Director and Former HR Director, BBC.
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