Job profile – Become a Midwife

Careers 2019

Entry level: 6 Qualifications and courses All midwives must hold a degree in midwifery that has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Entry requirements for degree courses depend upon the individual university but you will usually need 2 A levels/3 H grades, ideally including a science-based subject, and 5 GCSEs/National 5s (C… Read more »



Sample mock interview questions for the Medical School student

Interview technique can be improved with practice. You can use the below as a source of mock interview questions for your Medical School interview. Your interviewer should ask supplementary questions as appropriate. Interview questions generally fall into the following categories. Background and motivation for medicine: Can you tell us about any particular life experiences that… Read more »


Job profile – Become a Carpenter/Joiner

Job profile

Qualifications and courses Although there are no formal entry requirements, GCSEs/National 5s in Maths, English and technology will be helpful for calculations, measurements and theory. Most employers will require some on-site experience so you may choose to shadow a professional or begin your career as a labourer. Your employer may then offer you training in… Read more »



Preparation for STEM Careers – Attending Events

If you’re interested at some level in a STEM career but not sure how to get things moving, you could think about attending some events. There are plenty of careers events for STEM, some national, some regional and some local. Many of these are ‘regulars’, occurring annually (sometimes more often) at venues such as universities,… Read more »



National Employability Day – free guide for university careers support services

By Tristram Hooley and Korin Grant Download this free supplementary guide to support using the Graduate Career Handbook within career support and employability programmes. We know that many students don’t worry about their careers until it is too late. We also know that most universities recognise this and have developed a range of career and… Read more »


National Employability Day – Useful skills and personal qualities for STEM careers

Remember two things: everyone has some personal strengths especially suited to certain jobs or fields of work, and no recruiter can reasonably expect any newcomer to already have the skills they’ll need.  In any real person, skills and personal qualities will have grown together over the years, making it hard to draw a clear line… Read more »