Set them up for lifelong success
The digital landscape is so diverse and growing so rapidly that there are rewarding career paths for everyone, in the IT industry, whatever their interests or level of ability. Because when it comes to delivering tech innovation, skills like creativity, communication and teamworking are just as important as problem-solving, analytical thinking or having a good head for numbers.
The breadth of the profession provides many different entry routes into the inclusive tech teams of tomorrow, and we can help you set young people onto the one that’s right for them.
They’ll find exciting roles in every sector from fashion and music to finance and pharma. And with digital talent in short supply, when they choose to follow a career in technology, they will always be in high demand.
Looking for inspiration yourself?
If you’re the one who wants a career in IT, head this way for top tips on making it in the industry, our day-in-the-life videos, guide to IT qualifications and more!
Career inspiration videos
Young professionals in a range of tech roles have talked to us about their typical working day and their career journey so far, so that you can share their stories and inspire other young people to follow their lead.
Tech jargon explained
Cookies, unicorns, the cloud — to the uninitiated the IT workplace may sound pretty magical… and it is. Here’s a tool for familiarising students with some of the tech terms they’ll hear when they get there.
Are you a teacher?
You are? Here’s more info to help you help your students decide on their next moves after school — brought to you by Computing at School (CAS), our grassroots community who are passionate about supporting teachers and ensuring every child has access to world-leading computing education.
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