https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/ – a huge amount of information on finding jobs and what you need to do to get one (CV, interview skills, skill mapping, etc.)
https://www.gov.uk/browse/working/finding-job – Government advice on anything to do with work (particularly your rights.
https://www.theguardian.com/money/2010/may/08/finding-a-new-job – a complete guide to the stages you should go through when finding a new job.
https://www.prospects.ac.uk/ – lots of information on planning a career, finding a job and what you need to do to get it (CV, interview skills, skill mapping, etc.)
http://youthoria.org/home/work/ – run by Cambridgeshire County Council, this website also offers job opportunities and general advice and support to teenagers.
Subject specific advice
http://www.computerscience.org/careers/ (Computer Science)
https://www.ice.org.uk/careers-and-professional-development (Engineering (civil))
http://www.theiet.org/apprentices/area-engineering/electrical-engineering.cfm (Engineering (electrical))
http://www.imeche.org/careers-education (Engineering (mechanical))
Opportunities for summer placements
http://www.ncsyes.co.uk/ – National Citizen Service, Government funded summer program for 15-17 year olds designed to boost employability skills.
http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/nuffield-research-placements – Provide bursaries to allow 4-6 week summer placements working alongside scientists. More likely to support those from low income families without a history of going to university – Application date – November for the following summer.
http://in2scienceuk.org/ – A charity that offers 2 week summer STEM work experience placement to year 12 students who are pupil premium, free school meals or have parents without a university qualification – applications close April.
Working or studying abroad
Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology warmly invite prospective families to attend our Open Evening and Taster Event for entry to Year 9, 10 and 12 for September 2020 on Monday 28th September from 5:30pm to 8pm.
Please sign up to this event here.