UCL Careers


Explore your options

Career planning

Where to start? This is often the biggest question. Some people know exactly what they want to do from an early age. Others haven't got clue! Whether you know what sort of career you're looking for, or don't know where to start, you may find it useful to think more deeply about the sort of person you are, and what sort of work would suit you best. After that, the next step is to look at the options that are available to you, by exploring the wide range of jobs and career paths that exist in different sectors and industries. By looking at yourself and researching your options, you will be in a better position to find your future.

Finally, you will need to learn more about the job application process, and how to succeed when applying for opportunities. 

Don't forget that, at each stage in the process, UCL Careers is here to help you Find your Future


Know yourself

Understanding your personality - and how you relate to other people - will give you an insight into the types of work, and working environments, that suit you best. Take time to explore different roles or further study and the skills required for them.


Occupations and job sectors

Take time to explore different roles and the skills required for them. Find a range of websites and information that you can delve into to understand what job best suits you.


Explore opportunities

In addition to careers, you can also get support with other areas such as further study, research, funding or self employment.