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An overview of self-employment from Prospects. Covers information on what is an entrepreneur, types of business, how to start a business, writing a successful business plan, mistakes to avoid when setting up a business and freelancing.
Information from Graduate Prospects on work experience, internships and work shadowing. Also includes information on gaining work experience abroad and part-time work.
Information from Prospects on where to go, planning ahead, work experience abroad, graduate careers abroad and finding employers (incl. international organisations and UK firms with overseas offices) and working during a gap year. Includes detailed country guides.
An overview of this area of work from Prospects. Information on types of jobs, entry requirements, career development, top employers, and trends in the sector. Includes case studies on people working in the sector.
Graduate Prospects page containing advice on completing application forms, (showing example questions / answers and givng advice on how to sell skills that employers are looking for), writing CVs and covering letters, (including samples of both), plus a section on speculative applications.
Information from Prospects on funding further study. Covers latest funding opportunities, research councils, scholarships and bursaries, employer-funded schemes and part time work. Also includes information on disability-related funding.
Prospects Career Planner is an online tool designed to help you clarify your career ideas. Answer questions about your skills and what you want from a job and the Planner will suggest what might suit you. This is a guide to using the planner which you can find at www.prospects.ac.uk/planner.