What industry will I work in?

What industry will I work in?


Enjoying Maths, Science and Technology subjects at school, but wondering where you could end up working? Lots of industries need these skills - you're bound to find one to suit your interests.

Manufacturing & Technology Sector

  • Digital Industry - design high tech electronics or develop new software, games and visual effects.
  • Software Development - design new software, improve products and help customers
  • Electronics - design and manufacture high tech products such as emergency services radios, wall-climbing robots and user-friendly appliances.
  • Food Industry - create innovative new food and drink products.
  • Biotechnology - use living organisms to create new medicines, better crops and livestock, fuel from industrial waste and more.
  • Manufacturing & Processing - find better ways to make everything from food to paper, paint and machinery.

Construction & Infrastructure Sector

  • Construction - design and build houses, offices, stadiums and hospitals from the foundations to building services.
  • Building Services - acoustics, lighting, electricity supply, heating, air conditioning and data networks.
  • Infrastructure - the transport networks, drinking water, waste disposal, telecommunications and electricity that we need for our everyday lives.
  • Power Generation & Distribution - creating and distributing electricity, and oil & gas production
  • Surveying & Spatial Science - measuring, recording and communicating information via sophisticated maps.

Primary Industries

  • Primary - harvest or extract natural resources such as farming, horticulture, forestry, fisheries and mining.
  • Dairy - work in this sector includes minimising the impact of farming on soils and rivers, more efficient processing methods, and developing new yoghurt, cheese and ice-cream products.
  • Mining - coal, gold, ironsands, oil & gas, limestone and geothermal energy.

Social & Community Services Sector

You might also like to browse in these two broad categories:

  • Environmental - make a difference by designing a wind farm, a greener building, or more sustainable transport options.
  • Science-related - help improve people's lives, protect the environment and develop new products.
     

Industry Sectors

  • Biotechnology

    Biotechnology

    Building Services

    Building Services

    Construction

    Construction

    Dairy Industry

    Dairy Industry
  • Digital Industry

    Digital Industry

    Electronics Industry

    Electronics Industry

    Environmental Technology, Engineering + Science

    Environmental Technology, Engineering + Science

    Food Industry

    Food Industry
  • Growing and Harvesting

    Growing and Harvesting

    Healthcare Technology + Engineering

    Healthcare Technology + Engineering

    Infrastructure

    Infrastructure

    Manufacturing + Processing

    Manufacturing + Processing
  • Mining (Extractive Industries)

    Mining (Extractive Industries)

    Power Generation + Distribution

    Power Generation + Distribution

    Primary Industries

    Primary Industries

    Processing and Commercialising

    Processing and Commercialising
  • Scientific Research and R&D

    Scientific Research and R&D

    Software Development

    Software Development

    Supporting and Protecting

    Supporting and Protecting

    Surveying + Spatial Science

    Surveying + Spatial Science

All Categories