STEM careers - what can you do with science and maths?
Stories from young people living and working with STEM
Want to hear from young people in STEM who have been there, done that? Discover what it's really like to use science in your job, and hear from young students and professional share their views on all things science. When it comes to forging our own path we are all standing on the shoulders of giants...
A galaxy of STEM Career Worlds to explore
Take a look below - you'll find all kinds of science and tech careers along with employers who want to support you in your mission. You'll also discover the stories of young people in the STEM jobs you want, plus tips, videos and so much more.
Welcoming the latest bright stars to our career worlds galaxy...
Transport is all about connecting people and places. Think you'd enjoy designing landscapes for a living one day? Or imagining what would make train journeys perfect for customers? Or maybe you'd like to map the future with 3D computer design? You could work anywhere in the UK - think city or countryside, huge companies or smaller ones. Forget everything you thought you knew about transport careers. When you join the dots, you'll see the BIG picture.
What happens when geography or history mix with maths, science and an interest in what people need from the land they use - from stadiums to town spaces? It sounds a bit like Minecraft, but it’s all part of the amazing world of surveying. DID YOU KNOW: Surveying is even used in the film industry! BONUS FACT: You could get to work with the latest tech like flying drones and 3D computer design, too. Find out more...
Want to get the world moving? BP provides fuel for transport, energy for heat and light and the petrochemicals used to create everything from paint and clothing to packaging. Discover BP careers.
Love engineering? Dream of building skyscrapers and wind farms? Discover job descriptions for civil engineers, planners, apprentices, project managers, site managers, quantity surveyors, designers, bid editors and more.
At the EDF Energy Careers World you'll discover all kinds of next-step career options, apprenticeships, graduate schemes and much more. Step into a bright new future with EDF Energy.
The sky's the limit when it comes to airport careers. From apprenticeships to management, Heathrow Airport Career World could be your passport to success. Let your career (and your imagination) take flight.
Are you interested in creating real change? Using technology to put the passenger in control? More than just a railway, HS2 is about unlocking potential, and making better connections between people and places.
Always dreamt of being a doctor, nurse or dentist? Having a career in the NHS stretches to a whole lot more. Learn about all the different roles you could be doing working for the NHS here.
Combine your curiosity to explore, your intelligence to question and your vision to create at Thales across Aerospace, Space, Transportation, Defence and Security. It's time to build the future right here, right now.
Communication is in BT's DNA. They bring technology to life and have a ‘go anywhere, do anything’. See how you can get involved as a graduate apprentice.
They say money makes the world go around – and the Bankers, Accountants, Risk Analysts, Auditors and Financial Advisors at Barclays certainly help! Discover all kinds of exciting career options at Barclays, together with the skills and qualifications you'll need.
Looking for a dream job with one of the ultimate entertainment organisations? The BBC produces some of the most popular TV and radio content in the world - and its websites and apps are cutting-edge, too! From web development to broadcast engineering roles, discover a wide variety of early STEM careers at the BBC.
Accenture are a world-leading provider of management consulting, technology and outsourcing services. Explore their World to find out more about the Technology Apprenticeship, Marketing & Communications Internship and Graduate Programmes.
STEM organisations and networks
Who can inspire you? Who's got your back? Where can you meet with like minds, ask questions and get support? Take a look at these useful organisations and networks below - they can be really useful for parents, guardians and educators too. And there's more - you can find useful #WomenInSTEM networks and organisations over at our Girls and Women in STEM Zone.
STEMNET is a huge Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths network with lots of resources for educators. Anyone wanting to offer STEM inspiration can become a STEM ambassador, too!
What could you do with your life if you kept on maths and physics at school? Your Life is here to show you, and they have a great YouTube channel too.
STEM Learning are working to achieve a world-leading education for all young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics with thousands of STEM teaching resources and a magazine.