Careers in STEM are ever evolving with the demand for jobs increasing too!

Here we have created a bank of resources for STEM careers with information about career paths, top tips and useful websites.

If you think a STEM career may be for you, find out more by looking through the different job roles.

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Science is the first and most extensive component of STEM. While science is initially studied under the broad titles of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at school, this vast subject holds many specific specialisms both academically and in terms of careers. See below some useful guides for science careers you may not have considered.

Scientist in Biomimetic Medicine
Space Psychologist

Take a look at the National Careers Science & Research page to see how many careers you could access with science qualifications 


Technology can be defined as the practical application of scientific knowledge, particularly in terms of developing and producing machinery and devices. Technology is increasingly widespread in modern life and as this field grows, so do the career opportunities in this area. Below are some examples of technology careers that are available. The links will take you to a helpful guide for each career. 

Industrial Product Designer
Web Development Expert
Cybersecurity Specialist


Take a look at the National Careers Science & Research page to see how many careers you could access with science qualifications.


Engineering is the component of STEM that involves the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures. As with all areas of STEM, engineering contains a large number of job opportunities and specialties depending on your areas of interest, from Aeronautical Engineering to Architecture. We’ve selected an example of some specialties below.

Lighting Engineer
Space Mission Specialist
Material and Process Engineer
Systems Engineer


Take a look at the National Careers Science & Research page to see how many careers you could access with science qualifications 


Mathematics can be considered the most abstract area of STEM, but mathematics is an essential foundation for all careers within STEM. If you enjoy working with numbers, business or finance, there is a wide range of possible careers you may find interesting, such as Accountancy or Surveying. See below our guides to a selection of mathematics careers.

Urban Informatics Analyst
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Accounts Assistant
Naval Architect