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General

National Careers Service

You can use this site to find out about all the jobs in this sector in more detail.

www.direct.gov.uk/diploma

The official government site about all the different diplomas.

www.sectorcareersinfo.co.uk

This site has a link to all sector skills councils.

www.ccskills.org.uk

The Sector Skills Council for advertising, crafts, cultural heritage, design, music, performing, literary and visual arts.

 

Cultural Heritage

Archaeology

www.britarch.ac.uk

Council for British Archaeology (CBA).

www.english-heritage.org.uk

English Heritage.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

National Trust.

Art exhibition organiser

www.artscouncil.org.uk and www.artsjobs.org.uk

Arts Council England.

Museum/gallery work

www.aim-museums.co.uk

Association of Independent Museums (AIM).

www.bafra.org.uk

British Antique Furniture Restorers' Association (BAFRA).

www.bapcr.org.uk

British Association of Painting Conservators and Restorers (BAPCR).

www.icon.org.uk

Institute of Conservation (ICON).

www.museumsassociation.org

Museums Association (MA).

www.mla.gov.uk

Museums, Libraries and Archives Council.

 

Information

Lifelong Learning UK: www.lluk.org

The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council: www.mla.gov.uk

The National Archives: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Records Management Society (RMS): www.rms-gb.org.uk

Society of Archivists: www.archives.org.uk

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC): www.ahrc.ac.uk

The Association for Information Management (Aslib): www.aslib.com

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP): www.cilip.org.uk

Lifelong Learning UK Information and Advice Service (LLUK): www.lluk.org

Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL): www.sconul.ac.uk

Aslib: www.aslib.co.uk


Languages

Studying and working in Europe: www.careerseurope.co.uk

CILT (the national centre for languages) - information on how you could use languages in a wide range of careers: www.languageswork.org.uk

Institute of Linguists: www.iol.org.uk

Signature: www.signature.org.uk

National Network for Interpreting: www.nationalnetworkforinterpreting.ac.uk

National Network for Translation: www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk

Professional bodies:

Chartered Institute of Linguists: www.iol.org.uk

Institute of Translation and Interpreting: www.iti.org.uk

International Association of Conference Interpreters: www.aiic.net

Association of Sign Language Interpreters: www.asli.org.uk

International institutions:  www.Europa.eu/languages/en/home and www.un.org/en

Language service professionals:

 Association of Lipspeakers: www.lipspeaking.co.uk

Association of Sign Language Interpreters (ASLI): www.asli.org.uk

Association of Verbatim Speech-to-Text Reporters: www.avsttr.org.uk

Cued Speech Association UK: www.cuedspeech.org.uk

Deaf 24/7: www.deaf247.co.uk

Deaf Club: www.deafclub.co.uk

Deafblind UK: www.deafblind.org.uk

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID): www.rnid.org.uk

Sense: www.sense.org.uk

Signature: www.signature.org.uk and www.nrcpd.org.uk

National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI Ltd): www.nrpsi.co.uk

 
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Languages, Information and Culture
Job Sector Factsheet, updated December 2011