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Which career for me?

Bedford Colle Childcare students

Parents

Free downloadable preview of our careers eBook for parents, along with details of how you can share with parents and colleagues by Success at School Team

Careers software

You may also like to have a look at careers software, which contains up to date and impartial occupational information.

  • For Bedfordshire students we use eClips
  • For Northamptonshire students we use Kudos
  • Bedford Sixth form we use Unifrog

1:1 advice

Our Student Services team include Careers trained staff so if you would like to arrange a 1:1 via phone, virtually or face to face if this can be done safely then please contact the team via our contact page.

Employment opportunities

Administration, Business and Office Work

What’s the work like…

Effective administration is key to many organisations. People employed in this sector spend most of their time in an office, where the work is desk based using a computer and telephone. Attending meetings and conferences may also form part of the work.

Want to work in… administration, business and office work, then click on the links below to find out more.

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Design, Arts & Crafts

Want to work in… design, arts and crafts, then click on the links below to find out more.

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Healthcare

Want to work in… healthcare, then click on the links below to find out more. 

Voluntary opportunities in healthcare

Student Involvement Programme at Bedford Hospital

Medical opportunities with Frontier

Gain some crucial experience in the competitive field of medicine with Frontier.  Opportunities are available worldwide and include both shorter placements and longer internships.

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Manufacturing & Production

Want to work in… manufacturing and production then click on the links below to find out more.

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Marketing & Advertising

Want to work in… marketing and advertising then click on the links below to find out more.

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Media, Print & Publishing

Want to work in… media, print and publishing then click on the links below to find out more.

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Performing Arts

Want to work in… performing arts, then click on the links below to find out more.

 

The Apprentices who help make The Royal Opera House work.

Click here to watch a short film featuring some of the apprentices who work at the Royal Opera House in London and its production workshop in Essex.

One Extraordinary World

Click here to watch The Royal Opera House Summer Season 2013/14 film.

The film was created in house, using the talent and resources within the Royal Opera House and filmed in one of its huge rehearsal rooms.

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Retail, Sales & Customer Service

Want to work in… retail sales and customer services, then click on the links below to find out more.

If the idea of running your own shop appeals to you there is lots of useful information on the Self-employment page.  Further information can be found on eClips, leaflet SB06 – Retail Sales and Customers Services.

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Transport & Logistics

Want to work in… transport and logisticsthen click on the links below to find out more.

Careers at Sea

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