A step-by-step article written by an apprentice software engineer, explaining how to find and apply for degree apprenticeships. In this article the apprentice explains where to search for opportunities; how to apply; and gives their own view on the advantages and disadvantages of doing an apprenticeship.
Sharing inspirational stories from people working in the Computing sector, this collection of videos, interviews and flyers will help bring some of the many careers that involve computer science to life for your students.
The University of Kent’s site on Computing is a good resource for looking at what students can do with a degree in Computing. It provides examples of a range of jobs linked to Computing, with brief descriptions and links to 35 Job profiles on the Prospects website, National Careers Service website and the All About Careers website.
This website from the University of Oxford provides information on careers linked to Technology, Data, Machine Learning and AI. It contains information on the sectors, examples of different jobs, entry routes, skills and advice for getting a career in these areas.
IT Jobs Watch presents a concise and accurate map of the prevailing UK IT job market conditions. This link is useful for salary benchmarking, discovering IT skill sets, finding out about job roles & IT skill trends.
This set of three mini-interactive online games from Siemens explore a variety of digital industries:
Internet of Things
Each module gives a general overview of the subject and interactive activities to engage the pupils in the topic. At the end of each module there is a challenge to take away and complete, a section highlighting careers in the specified digital industry and an interactive quiz.