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Spotlight Career Talks

From famous faces to apprentices, come and hear their story and get an insight into their working lives.

Hear from real people doing real jobs including former Rugby World Cup winner, Will Greenwood, Dawn Elson from Gatwick Airport and Phil Smeaton from Costa. Learn about different careers and different industries.

How we do the visual effects and computer animation - Blade Runner, Thor Ragnarok, Deadpool 2

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Working in future aircraft technologies and an aerospace apprentice insight

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Could the Army (REME) be the career for you!?

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Forensic Science - Is it really like CSI Miami?

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How to be a successful YouTuber - Grant Hinds

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Apprenticeships in BAE Systems

Callum brings to life just what an apprenticeship in BAE Systems involves.

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Take control of your future

Dan Delderfield, from Life Step Management, explains that how taking control of your future can set you on the right path in your career or in your life.

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Career in coding

Ever considered a career in coding? Watch this inspirational talk from James Anderson of Think Space.

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Women in Engineering - why not?

This informative spotlight talk covers the opportunities for young women in engineering and the experiences of working in the industry.

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Getting ahead as a young person

Hear practical tips about finding a career you love, starting a business, securing an industry mentor, and standing out in a crowded employee marketplace.

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Thrill Engineering by Professor Brendan Walker

Find out how you could be developing and experimenting with the entertainment technology of today, to create the thrill rides of tomorrow.

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Careers in Construction and the Built Environment

This talk outlines the wide range of careers available in the construction industry, focusing not only on the craft trades but also on technical and professional occupations.

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Engineering Careers - The Possibilities

Dawn Elson, Gatwick Airport: Learn about how engineering impacts our lives, the different types of engineering and what careers exist in this field.

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Bringing Your Own Unique Blend

Phil Smeaton, Costa: Throughout Costa’s inspiring talk about a real life person’s career journey to date, you can expect to be left reflecting on the qualities you hold, whilst acquiring a belief in them and what value they will add to an organisation.

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Back Yourself

Will Greenwood (World Cup winner with the England Rugby Team): Motivational talk from former World-Cup-Winning England Rugby Team.

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Career Pathways in the Digital Industries

Zeshan Sattar, CompTIA: Want to work in the Information Technology and wider Digital industry? Watch the inspiring talk from CompTIA about the different careers that exist in IT and Digital.

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My journey to becoming a Design Engineering Apprentice

Chloe Houghton, Jaguar Land Rover: Engineering is an extremely varied field of expertise and Jaguar Land Rover has many opportunities for the up and coming generations.

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Theo Randall, award-winning Chef

Theo Randall, InterContinental: Award-winning Chef at London's best Italian restaurant

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Horticulture - Not what you might expect!

Jamie Butterworth, Young Horts: Horticulture is facing a skills crisis, with thousands of jobs anticipated in the next few years - join one of the most exciting, diverse, and rewarding careers available.

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Be your own CEO: The 16 year old CEO

Dan Miller, Young Professionals UK: at only 16 Dan Miller set up his business Young Professionals to help better the careers and business advice delivered in schools.

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Creative skillset and creative and cultural skills

Sarah Gregory and Sarah Hughes, Creative Skillset and Creative & Cultural Skills: The creative industries call for innovators and new creative solutions.

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Are you Net Aware?

Hear from Ben Plain at O2, as to why understanding the answers to these questions is important part of being 'Net Aware' as part of O2 and NSPCC #SafeOnline campaign.

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Eden Engagement and Storytelling

Eden Engagement and Storytelling with Di Mullis, Rose Hayward and Joshua White from Eden Project Limited, via the Edge Foundation.

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