Careers calendar 2021
Events and key dates for the coming months, plus online catch-up details for events you may have missed.
If you’d like to include your event, please contact us.
Choosing your GCSE options? See our guide to making the right choices for you.
Launch of FuturePlayer, digital content from ideas and innovation agency, Nesta, including FutureFest highlights and all-new speakers, to shape and explore our possible futures.
1-7 February: Children’s Mental Health Week
4 February: Time to Talk Day – the power of small
Getting the nation talking about mental health
8-14 February: National Apprenticeship Week
The annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, showcasing the value of apprenticeships #NAW2021 #BuildTheFuture
1-6 March: National Careers Week
Careers events and activities across the UK. #NCW2021
5-14 March: British Science Week
Ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths
Spring 2021 onwards: Prospects careers events are due to run at venues across the country.
If you’re preparing for exams this year, get on track with our revision guide.
Want to make the most of your summer? See our tips for planning your holidays now.
18-23 May: Learning at Work Week
Celebrating lifelong learning at work and build learning cultures everywhere.
No summer plans? Check out our guide to Finding a summer job.
24 August: A-level results day
27 August: GCSE results day
Events on demand
Catch-up with events you may have missed:
Big Bang Digital 2020
Science, Engineering and Covid-19
From how to get started in your digital career to tips on CVs and cover letters, check out these videos promoting careers in digital, media and tech.
Looking to get into the creative industries or cultural sector? Industry insiders share their career journeys and practical tips in this series of online talks and events from Somerset House.
More useful links
Where to go next – useful directory of places and sites which can help with career-related information and more.