Careers Advisers are available at King's Cross, Soho and Victoria campuses.

If you would like to book a 1:1 appointment, visit our Contact page

Alternatively, you can access lunchtime drop-in (times below)

King's Cross
Mon - Fri
12pm - 2pm 
Room K004
Soho
Tues
11:30 am - 1pm 
Reception area
Victoria
Thurs  11:30am - 12:30pm
Fri       1:30pm - 2:30pm
LEX Reception area

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Researching Careers

Making the right career choices is about making informed decisions, and then taking good steps towards your goals. 

It's fine when your choices and direction changes, but always make those choices based on good understanding of yourself and of the job market.

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Explore the careers library; more than 800 job profiles are featured. Search careers by a chosen subject or a theme; so, for example, you may be studying law or interested in travelling and want to know which careers and jobs are linked. Look at career profiles to find out about what the job involves, salary expectations and career progression.

Create your account, it's free to sign up! When you sign up, you will need a 'Form Code'- please speak with your tutor or email careers@westking.ac.uk with your name and college email address. 

 
Labour Market Information

Enter a job title below to see salary information and if there will be more or less of these jobs in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Careerometer (LMI For All) widget (above) provides access to headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects which can support identifying potential careers. Data is organised by occupation: simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you.

[Mobile users may need to scroll right to access the additional comparison boxes].

Start Profile

Complete a personal skills and interests questionnaire. Explore jobs in more detail

 

Prospects

Explore job profiles. Take a quiz to help with finding out which job may suit to match your skills and motivations

Higher Ideas

Find degree course options by matching interests/ subjects to a wide range of choices

If you would like to discuss Researching Careers, speak with your personal tutor or an adviser from the Careers and Employability team. 

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Other resources

 

Engineering & Construction

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk 
Discover the different routes into engineering and the vast array of exciting jobs on offer.

www.goconstruct.org

Career options in the construction industry and how to get in

Careers relating to Maths

http://www.mathscareers.org.uk/ 

Love maths? Find out about the myriad ways you can use Maths in a successful career.

Health & Care

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles
Explore careers and job roles in the the NHS

https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/
Aimed at young people: matches interests to careers available in the NHS

https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/

NHS national jobs board

https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/capitalnurse/nurses-stories 

Some newly qualified nurses have shared their stories about their experiences in their first year after qualifying.

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/job-sectors/social-care/working-with-children

Overview of different job roles in which you can work with children

Creative Careers: Animation, Games Design, Film, TV, Technical, Management
https://www.screenskills.com/careers/

Job profiles, events, training, getting in advice