Careers calendar 2021

Careers calendar - planner page

Events and key dates for the coming months, plus online catch-up details for events you may have missed. 

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January 2021

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.

February 2021

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

9 February: Safer Internet Day
See our tips for staying safe online

March 2021

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.

April 2021

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.

May 2021

18-23 May: Learning at Work Week
Celebrating lifelong learning at work and build learning cultures everywhere.

July 2020

No summer plans? Check out our guide to Finding a summer job.

August 2021

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

TalentFest 2020
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.

Upgrade Yourself
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.