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Careers Hive Futures

Welcome to Careers Hive Futures!

Here you can review content from the Careers Hive exhibition to remind you of the key questions and ideas it posed and click on links to view some of the panels in detail. Information is split into four categories to match the exhibition zones: Build and ConnectDesign and Play, Energy and EnvironmentHeal and Feed.

We’ve also pulled together a list of useful websites with careers information and resources to help you figure out what might work for you.

Browse the menu below to find out more.


And don't forget to check out the Science Festival! Held over Easter each year, Edinburgh International Science Festival brings together a packed programme of events, activities, workshops and exhibitions offering up lots of opportunities to find out more about science, technology, engineering and maths. 

Our 2019 Science Festival runs 6-21 April. 



Our connected world
The internet connects us to people across the planet, creating whole new worlds of opportunities. But how can we increase access to the internet to give everyone the same opportunities?
Access for all
Career focus: who creates the social media platforms we use everyday?
Coding a connected world

Home sweet home
There are more and more people on the planet and we all need a place to live, but what can be done to provide the housing we need?
A housing crisis
Career focus: who’s working hard to keep the lights on?
Staying connected

Putting people at the heart of things
The buildings and infrastructures of our towns are one thing, but let’s not forget about the people – how can we create communities that live happily ever after?
Making space for communities
Career focus: how do jobs fit into communities?
Who makes a community?

The mobile masses
We live in a globally connected world in which the distances we travel increase every year, but how do we keep people moving?
Get a move on
Career focus: What do people need to do to keep our transport systems running smoothly?
Transport yourself