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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Sagar Venugopal case study

Story from Sagar Venugopal, a Technical Engineer at Saint Gobain. Sagar graduated in 2021.

Samihah Hussain - Work Experience Bursary

Samihah, a student from the School of Biomedical Science, used the Work Experience Bursary towards working as a summer Laboratory Researcher here at the University of Birmingham.

Sara Mills case study

Sara undertook an internship with the United Nations Global Compact.

Sara Tryon case study

Case study from Sara Tryon, Global Challenge: Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago, USA, who studied English with Creative Writing in 2015.

Scarlett Taylor

Video story from Scarlett Taylor, a 2019 History graduate who took part in Careers Network Mentoring Scheme.

Sebastian Wilkins case study

Sebastian studied for an MSc Urban and Regional Planning, completing the taught component of the course during the 2015/16 academic year.


Video story from Semilore, a fourth year medical student who took part in Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme and was mentored by Dr Andrew Vallence Owen.

Sharondeep Banga case study

Case study from Sharondeep Banga, a Principal Associate Solicitor at Shoosmiths LLP who studied for an LL.B. Bachelor of Laws and graduated in 2004.

Shreyas Moodalbyle

Story from Shreyas Moodalbyle, a final year Medicine student who took part in the Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme. Shreyas was mentored by Professor Alan Boyd

Simina Rebegea case study

Case study from Simina Rebegea, a Data Analyst at Arcadis who completed a PhD in Mechanical Engineering.
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