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Reboot Your STEM Career
Returning to a STEM career? Reboot Your STEM Career is a comprehensive interactive toolkit to help you relaunch your career and navigate your way back into the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Build on areas such as work-life balance, professional skills, entering the world of work, how to present yourself, searching for jobs and how to network.Take part now ❯Reboot Your STEM Career
Even if you already hold an honours degree or higher level qualification, you may qualify for a part time tuition fee loan to study for a further honours degree. Find out more about the approved subjects at The Open University.Read more❯Looking to re-skill or up-skill in STEM?
This free course, Developing career resilience, will help you to understand the factors that influence career resilience and offer examples and tactics for you to develop your own resilience further.Learn more ❯Developing career resilience
Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the workplace, is for you. It will help you explore career opportunities. You will also gain the skills to write strong CVs and application forms, and to handle different types of interviews. By the end of the course you will have made a start on your own realistic and strong action plan to enable you to find a job that will fulfil your aspirations and suit your lifestyle.Learn more ❯Succeed in the workplace
This free course, Personal development planning for engineering, has been written in keeping with the requirements of UK-SPEC and the professional engineering institutions (e.g. ImechE, IET etc). It will provide you with a range of relevant information and guidance in critically assessing and scrutinising your career development aspirations.Learn more ❯Personal development planning for engineering
If you've had breaks in your career, a skills-based CV might help present your abilities in the best light.Read now ❯Should I use a skills-based CV to smooth the gaps in my employment history?
Getting a balance between work and life is an attractive idea - but you've got to be able to separate them in order to balance them.Read now ❯Family-friendly employment and the dream of the work-life balance
This free course, Understanding your sector, will help you to understand the difference between sectors, industries and professions. It will also help you to gain the inside knowledge to impress in applications and at interviews and to put together an action plan that is tailored to you.Learn more ❯Understanding your sector
Are you always the quiet one when it comes to group discussion? This free course, Groups and teamwork, will help you improve your working relationships with other people in groups of three or more. The course also deals with project life cycles, project management and the role of the leader.Learn more ❯Groups and teamwork
Engineering is about extending the horizons of society by solving technical problems, ranging from the meeting of basic human needs for food and shelter to the generation of wealth by trade. In this free course, Engineering: The nature of problems, we learn that engineers see the problems more as challenges and opportunities than as difficulties. What they appear to be doing is solving problems, but in fact they are busy creating solutions, an altogether more imaginative activity.Learn more ❯Engineering: The nature of problems
How did Harry Potter become an Auror despite never taking his NEWTs? Could the skills he learnt outside of the classroom at Hogwarts have made him employable?Read now ❯Did Harry Potter’s extracurricular activities land him a job at the Ministry of Magic?