Category Archives: career ideas

Hundreds of workplace interviews with young employees, graduate traineers, apprentices and entrepreneurs will help you choose a career that reflects your skills and personality. By starting on our Explore page you can quickly find interiews that match your interests.

Architect

Architect

Vicki (27) is a recently qualified architect working at a small practice. She talks about the enjoyment of planning a project with the end users and seeing the completed buildings in use. On our blog she describes how the seven … Take me to the video

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Private Chef

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Hattie (23) is a freelance chef who takes on seasonal contracts to cook in the Alps or the Mediterranean. She also prepares fine food for private clients.  To boost her skills she occasionally works unpaid in Michelin-starred restaurants. On our … Take me to the video

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Archaeologist

Archaeologist

Not a member but want to watch this interview? Angus (24) chose archaeology as a career because he enjoyed history at school and wanted to have a career where he could be physically active and work outdoors. He describes work … Take me to the video

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Veterinary Surgeon

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Rhian (29) works at a veterinary clinic in the countryside.  She is an equine vet specialising in the care of horses. She also gets  involved in the care of farm animals and pets.  She is dedicated to the job but … Take me to the video

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Doctor

Doctor

Not a member but want to watch this interview? Diana (aged 32) is a doctor training to become a General Practitioner.  She explains why she chose to study medicine, what happens at medical school and early years in the NHS, … Take me to the video

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Estate Agent

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Georgia (19) is a junior negotiator at an estate agency. She describes how she found her job and the work done by herself and her colleagues. More about getting a foot … Take me to the video

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Imports Co-ordinator

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Sebastien (19) needs competent language skills for his work in the wine trade. He liaises with the French vineyards and distributors about orders and deliveries. Sometimes he works Saturdays in the shop. He is also studying for wine and spirit … Take me to the video

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Artist

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Tristan describes his life as an artist and talks about the different income streams open to artists. Take me to the video

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Quantity Surveyor (trainee)

Quantity Surveyor

Chris (aged 22) enjoys the variety of his work as a trainee quantity surveyor. He goes to work four days a week and spends one day a week at university studying for a degree in Construction and Commercial Management. He … Take me to the video

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Design Manager

Design Manager

Mike (aged 26) began working for BAM Construction as a site engineer and now, as design manager, works closely with the construction teams and architects to ensure the drawings are ‘buildable’. This requires excellent technical skills and the ability to give … Take me to the video

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