Tip of the week: do some volunteer work!

You can do volunteering at your own pace, so you won’t be overwhelmed if you’re in school or college, and you can add it to the work experience section of your CV. It’s a great way to show prospective employers that you’re willing to take initiative.

Drive Forward Foundation

Leaving care and applying for jobs can be daunting. If you are not sure how to get started, Drive Forward can help.

They offer a mix of one-to-one career support, exclusive access to work experience opportunities, and lots of help with creating CVs, applying for jobs and interviewing.

O2's Go Think Big

With loads of helpful tips, online tools, advice and work placement opportunities, O2’s Go Think Big is a great one-stop-shop to help you get a foot on the career ladder, or find a great new role.

Their weekly newsletter is always full of exciting opportunities and well worth signing up for if you are job hunting.


Prospects are experts in what graduates do and where they work.

Whether you are thinking of going to university, searching for work as a graduate or considering postgraduate study, their website is crammed full of useful information, advice and opportunities.