Education & Training
Don't be fooled into thinking that education and trainings all about teaching. The education sector employs large numbers of graduates in very varied roles, from working in community centres teaching English as a second language to working as a psychologist with children in education experiencing difficulties or problems.
Whatever the role, your bound to find that it's a really hands on job and you'll have to be an excellent and confident communicator. You can also expect to be working with people from all walks of life on a daily basis, who will ensure no two days in your working life are ever the same.
Jobs in this area are really rewarding which means it's a really popular choice with graduates. This also means getting into the sector can be competitive so you'll need to make sure that you've got plenty of added extras on your CV that show future employers how serious you are about embarking on a career.
Ways into the sector are various and often dependent on the role you're looking to work in. The best way to find out the opportunities open to you is to speak to a University careers advisor who will be able to tell you what your degree might lead to in the sector and other formal training it may be necessary to undertake.
Employment opportunities exist all over the region but more jobs can be find within the major cities like Leeds and Sheffield were more people tend to live and study.
If you're considering a job in education or training have a look around this sector for more information about routes in to the area and career paths you might take.