Preparing for work: Where do I start?
Routes into work
There are many ways into work, including college courses, apprenticeships, university or applying directly to a role after you finish school. Check out the information below to find out more about some of the options...
Can I mix A-levels and vocational qualifications?
Our Mind Set experts talk through the different options available.
Starting work as an apprentice
The Mind Set coaches share their experiences of their apprenticeships.
Apprenticeships and work
The Mind Set coaches explain what doing an apprenticeship or starting work was like for them.
Paying for university
Our quick guide to scholarships, bursaries and grants to support you through university.
Adapting during the pandemic
How lockdown has changed the way I think about my career
Stories from people who are rethinking their careers since lockdown.
How I redesigned my job during lockdown
Hear how three people have harnessed the power of technology and social media to redesign their jobs during the pandemic.
Five top tips for acing online interviews
Advice for smashing virtual interviews and insight from a successful interviewee.
Six top tips for getting virtual work experience
"Career happiness expert”, Emma Rosen, gives her advice on securing a virtual placement during the pandemic.