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Careers Information for Students

At St. Hugh's School you will receive a programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance to help you to: 

  • Understand yourself, your interests, likes and dislikes and what you are good at. 
  • Make choices about your future based on your likes and dislikes, skills and interests. 
  • Find out about different careers. 
  • Develop the skills you will need for working life. 
  • Make informed, realistic, but ambitious choices about courses and jobs. 
  • Understand the different options available to you for when you are ready to leave St. Hugh's School such as college education, jobs and apprenticeships. 
  • Be able to make effective applications for jobs, training and further education. 
  • Develop your interview skills. 
  • Improve your confidence and communication. 

Use the links below to find out more information: 

All About Careers - look at job profiles, updates on job sectors, career matching and employer links. 

Amazing Apprenticeships - get the latest information about apprenticeships. 

Apprenticeships - look through these subject posters to see what opportunities could be out there for your favourite subject! 

BBC Bitesize - watch videos from real people who are working in their chosen careers. 

Bright Knowledge - a guide to careers, courses and student life.

Careermag for School Leavers - coming soon! - find out how to land your dream job, check out some apprenticeship interview questions and get top tips for writing a great Personal Statement, plus much more! 

Careers Online - inspiring people to succeed. 

Career Pilot - careers advice for people aged 14 - 18. 

Careers Box - free careers films on the web. You will be able to watch real people doing real jobs to help give you more of an insight. 

Get Ahead Magazine Issue 1 - Get Ahead is co-produced with and for disabled young people providing information and resources on Post-16 options that are available in education, training and work. 

Get Ahead Magazine Issue 2 

Get Ahead Monthly Newsletter Issue 4

Guide to Finding a Job - an easy read guide for people with learning difficulties, to help them find a job. 

How2Become - find out about lots of different careers and learn how to secure your dream job! Learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form and how to pass a job interview. 

Humber Careers Fair - view video presentations and resources from over 60 providers of employment, further education and apprenticeships in the Humber region. 

iCould - take the quiz and find out which animal you are and how this links to the world of work! 

Is a Traineeship for you? - read this factsheet to find out more! 

Job Profile Cards - explore jobs such as a computer games designer, drone pilot or web designer in more detail using these handy cards from the National Careers Service. 

Maritime Careers - find out more about careers in the Maritime sector and working at sea. 

My Kinda Future - a careers site to build your CV, meet employers and find a job. 

My World of Work - careers and course advice.

National Apprenticeship Service - search and apply for Apprenticeship vacancies. 

National Apprenticeship Week - use this student work pack to find out more about Apprenticeships. 

National Careers Service Job Profiles - use the link to access job profiles. Use these profiles to explore your career ideas. 

Naturally Talented Me - an innovative, free to use profiling platform, designed to help jobseekers identify and promote their natural talents to employers. 

Success at School - the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice. 

Traineeships - a Traineeship is an unpaid course for young people aged 16 - 24 that includes a work placement. It can last up to 6 months. Search for vacancies here. 

Traineeships Student Pack - find out more about Traineeships by working through these activities. Perfect for National Apprenticeship Week. 

Virtual Tours of Boats, Ships and Ports - are you interested in working on a boat or ship? Have a look at these tours to find out more! 


Page Updated: 29 January 2021