Category Archives: Careers Advice

Skills Development Scotland – S1 parents webinar

We are delighted to inform you that our ‘Introduction to SDS for S1 parents and carers’ webinar is now available for parents and carers to watch via My World of Work. Please find below a message that can be shared on school websites/ newsletters etc.

S1 parents webinar

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) offers a range of in-school services to support your child from first year onward.

Watch this webinar to find out more about SDS and what our careers advisers can do to support your child’s career development and planning:

STEM resources

Here are some really useful STEM resources covering a huge range of careers.

STEM careers | The Big Bang Fair

STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Careers (

More physics based: what careers can I do with a physics degree – Bing video

STEM Ambassadors
Find sector focused pre-recorded panel presentations below.
Each presentation is from a STEM Ambassador about their career journey and lasts around 5 minutes. Either watch the presentation that interests you or watch the whole panel here

SSC – Marine Careers
Ever wondered what sort of jobs there are that involve working with the ocean? The good news is there is a huge
variety of work out there for all types of people from all sorts of different backgrounds.
Take a look inside for information and advice from variety of experts in the field of marine science and technology.
SSC Dive In! – Marine Careers

NHS Volunteering

Applications for people to volunteer have now reopened for NHS Lothian. All people need to do to get an application pack is email

Kirsten Law
Youth and EHSCP Voluntary Service Manager
NHS Lothian