STEM careers toolkit

Working through each Gatsby Careers Benchmark, it provides a range of resources, strategies and activity suggestions. The toolkit consists of:

  • An interactive Guide, providing STEM careers guidance and resource suggestions for each of the Gatsby Careers Benchmarks.
  • A training resource and handouts, designed to increase awareness of STEM career learning amongst teaching staff.
Top tips
  • If you’re a Careers Leader you can use this resource as part of the vision and aims in your Careers Strategic Plan to embed careers education within STEM subjects
  • Share this resource with the teachers of STEM subjects and offer CPD around the toolkit to support confidence
  • Depending on the education setting, some suggestions in the toolkit may not be appropriate, or may need modification


  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Careers Programme
  • Staff training
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • STEM
  • SEND