The resources in this section from Graduate Prospects will help you plan ahead for your next steps and link to a range of further useful information.
Prospects web is a great starting point – look at options with your degree: computing, communications engineering, media design and production or IT sector overview including useful articles.
Prospects also offers detailed overviews of employment sectors and current trends in recruitment patterns in the ‘Industry Insights’ section:
The site includes an occupational database with detailed descriptions of graduate roles, how to get started, skills required, case studies and hot links to relevant organizations and resources. They also cross-reference to other career options so are useful for broadening your ideas. You could start with jobs listed in this section: Roles in information technology.
Inside Careers: Information Technology – also provides a very useful overview of industry trends, range of roles, career development and graduate vacancy sources.
Watch the clip of Stephen talking about his transition to a graduate career
Using these graduates’ experiences of getting started, think about what is important for you and what further information you need.