Careers Information Booklet for Young People

Our 'What's Your Thing?' careers booklet provides young people with the careers advice you need to understand what different jobs and sectors are out there in Essex.

Did you know there were 84,500 vacancies across Essex, Southend-On-Sea and Thurrock in 2016 across the following seven key sectors:

  • Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Care
  • Construction
  • Financial and Related Services
  • Health
  • IT, Digital and Creative
  • Logistics

Across these exciting sectors there are a wide range of job opportunities available all requiring a different mix of skills and qualifications. Some of these jobs include; Aerospace Engineers, Social Media Executive, Computer Animators, Investment Analysts, Control Tower Manager, Quantity Surveyors and Care Managers.

Download our 'What's Your Thing? careers booklet to gain careers advice on what sectors you might want to work in.

For terms and conditions on the WYT 2017-18 Feedback Competition, please click here to visit our Terms and Conditions page. Please note, the WYT 2016-17 Competition is now closed.

 

There are more careers in construction than you think!

Construction is a career like no other. Take a walk through the huge variety of roles that the industry can offer. Go to https://www.goconstruct.org/ to find out more.

There are more careers in construction than you think!

Construction is a career like no other. Take a walk through the huge variety of roles that the industry can offer. Go to https://www.goconstruct.org/ to find out more.

What's your thing?

We are passionate about giving all of our Essex students the information and encouragement to take the leap from education to a life-long career. Our fact sheets highlight the importance of some of our key industries, and some amazing local opportunities