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Prospects web resources

The following resources on Prospects web are excellent for broadening your ideas.


Options with a degree in Engineering:

General opportunities for those with graduate skills:

Your Degree – What Next?
What do Graduates Do?


Employment Sectors


Prospects ‘Industry Insights’ give an overview of an employment sector with example roles for graduates and how to get started, plus case studies. The following might interest you as a starting point:

Further sector information, employers and roles: Engineering & Manufacturing sector


Occupational Profiles


Each profile has cross-references to other roles to help broaden your ideas, and includes information on typical activities, training and career progression, work styles, salaries, and vacancy sources. There are also a comprehensive set of relevant web links for further information. The following groups of occupations will help you make a start:                                   

Task 12 - To assess different job roles in engineering and discover more about the rewards of this career, you could try this exercise, using profiles or case studies from Prospects, or by asking people working in the industry about their careers using the prompts provided.


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