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A to Z of careers

Academic librarian Accountant (certified) Accountant (chartered) Accountant (public finance, chartered) Accountant (tax, chartered) Accounting technician Actuary Adult nurse Advertising account executive Advertising account planner Advertising copywriter Advice worker Advocate (Scotland) Aeronautical engineer Agricultural consultant Agricultural manager Aid worker/humanitarian worker Air traffic controller Airline cabin crew Amenity horticulturist Analytical chemist Animal nutritionist Animator Applications programmer Archaeologist Architect

Architectural technologist Archivist Armed forces officer Aromatherapist Art therapist Arts administrator Auditor Automotive engineer Barrister Barrister's clerk Bilingual secretary Biomedical engineer Biomedical scientist Broadcasting presenter Building control officer/surveyor Building services engineer Building surveyor Camera operator Careers adviser Careers adviser (higher education) Careers consultant Cartographer Catering manager Ceramics/pottery designer Charities administrator Charities fundraiser Chemical (process) engineer

Child psychotherapist Children's nurse Chiropractor Choreographer Civil engineer Civil Service administrator Clinical biochemist Clinical cytogeneticist Clinical microbiologist Clinical molecular geneticist Clinical research associate Clinical scientist - tissue typing Clothing and textile technologist Colour technologist Commercial horticulturist Commissioning editor Commissioning engineer Commodity broker Communications engineer Community arts worker Community education officer Community worker Company secretary Computer sales support Conference organiser Conservator/restorer Construction manager

Consumer rights adviser Control and instrumentation engineer Corporate banker Corporate treasurer Counsellor Courier/tour guide Court reporter/verbatim reporter Credit analyst Crown Prosecution Service lawyer Curator Customs and excise officer Customs officer Dance movement therapist Database administrator Debt/finance adviser Dental hygienist Dentist Dietitian Diplomatic service Doctor (general practitioner, GP) Doctor (hospital) Dramatherapist Economist Editorial assistant Education administrator Electrical engineer Electronic engineer

Employment advice worker Energy conservation officer Engineering geologist Environmental education officer Environmental health officer Environmental manager Equal opportunities officer Ergonomist Estate agent European Commission administrators Exhibition display designer Exhibition organiser Exploration geologist Facilities manager Farm manager Fashion designer Field trials officer Financial manager Firefighter Fisheries officer Fitness centre manager Food scientist Food technologist Forensic scientist Forest manager/forester Furniture conservator/restorer Furniture designer

Geographical information systems manager Geomatics/land surveyor Glass designer/Glass blower Government lawyer Government research officer Graphic designer Health and safety adviser Health and safety inspector Health promotion specialist Health service manager Health visitor Herbalist Heritage manager Higher education administrator Higher education advice worker Homeless worker Horticultural consultant Hotel manager Housing adviser Hydrologist Illustrator Immigration officer Immunologist Industrial/product designer Information scientist Information systems manager Information technology/software trainers

Insurance broker Insurance claims inspector Insurance risk surveyor Insurance underwriter Interior designer Interpreter Investment analyst Investment banker Investment banker - corporate finance Investment banker - operations Investment fund manager IT consultant IT technical support officer Jewellery designer Journalist Land-based engineer Landscape architect Learning disability nurse Learning mentor Lecturer (adult education) Lecturer (further education) Lecturer (higher education) Legal executive Leisure centre manager Librarian Licensed conveyancer Local government administrator

Local government lawyer Logistics/distribution manager Loss adjuster (chartered) Magazine features editor Magazine journalist Maintenance engineer Management accountant Management consultant Management consultant (human resources) Management consultant (strategic) Manufacturing engineer Marine scientist Market research executive Marketing account manager Marketing assistant Marketing executive Materials engineer Materials specialist Mechanical engineer Media analyst Media buyer Media planner Medical physicist Medical representative Mental health nurse Metallurgist Meteorologist

Microbiologist Midwife Mining engineer Multimedia programmer Multimedia specialists Museum education officer Museum/gallery exhibition officer Music therapist Nature conservation officer Naval architect Network administrator Nurse Nursery nurse Nutritional therapist Nutritionist Occupational therapist Oceanographer Office manager Operational researcher Orthoptist Outdoor pursuits manager Packaging technologist Paediatric nurse Paramedic Patent attorneys Patent examiner Pension scheme manager

Personal assistant Personnel officer Petroleum engineer Pharmacologist Photographer Physiotherapist Picture researcher Planning surveyor Planning technician Plant breeder Plumber Police officer Political party agent Political party research officer PR account executive Practice nurse Press photographer Press sub-editor Printmaker Prison officer Private music teacher Probation officer Product development scientist Production manager Programme researcher Project manager Psychologist (clinical)

Psychologist (educational) Psychotherapist Public affairs consultant (lobbyist) Public affairs consultant (research) Public house manager Public librarian Public relations (PR) officer Quality assurance manager Quantity surveyor Race relations worker Records manager Recruitment consultant Recycling officer Reflexologist Regulatory affairs officer Research scientist Restaurant manager Retail banker Retail buyer Retail manager Retail merchandiser Retail pharmacist Sales executive Scene of crime officer Scientific laboratory technician Secretary Seismic interpreter

Site engineer Site manager Social researcher Social worker Software engineer Soil scientist Solicitor Speech and language therapist Sports coach Sports development officer Sports therapist Statistician Stockbroker Structural engineer Surveyor Systems analyst Systems designer/builder Systems developer Systems programmer Tax adviser Tax inspector Teacher (nursery/pre-school) Teacher (primary) Teacher (secondary) Teacher (special educational needs) Teaching/classroom assistant Technical author

Technical sales engineer TEFL teacher Television production assistant TESL teacher Textile designer Theatre stage manager Tour operator Tour/holiday representative Tourism officer Tourist information manager Town and country planner Toxicologist Trade union research officer Trader Trading standards officer Training and development officer Translator Transportation planner Travel agency manager TV/film/theatre set designer Urban general practice surveyor Veterinary nurse Veterinary surgeon Volunteer work organiser Warehouse manager Waste disposal officer Water conservation officer

Water engineer Web designer Welfare rights adviser Writer Youth worker Zookeeper