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 - 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.