Welcome to the STEAM Hub: Find Your Future

Meet an artificial intelligence interviewer, IRL (short for 'In Real Life'). They're on a mission to find out about the STEAM careers available to young people today. IRL interviewed an interesting array of STEAM professionals, collecting valuable insights about popular AND other lesser known career options in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. Watch the videos below to see fascinating stories of how people started their career journey and got to where they are now. There's often an impressive blend of experiences that lead people on the most interesting paths and we hope these videos resonate and help you find your future in STEAM.

Sector Summaries

These four videos give you a quick overview of the different sectors we have found STEAM careers are thriving in.
Find out about the world of technology through the eyes of a Data Engineer, Software Engineer, and Team Lead in game development.
Education happens everywhere - in a museum, in a theatre, and even in nature. Watch this video to find out more!
Creativity relies on science, technology, engineering and maths, just as much as the others need the arts. Watch this video to find out how!
It might be surprising to find out that no day is the same in the medical field, whether you are in the lab or working with patients.

Meet the STEAM Professionals

These videos contain a 3-5 minute window into the inspiring lives of STEAM professionals. Watch each one to find out more about how Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math can play an important role in every career. Have any of these videos particularly inspired you to find out more about a specific career? Let us know by emailing
Alex Towers
Drummer, Douglas Bader Big Band
Debarati Sethi
Senior Scientific Officer, Institute of Cancer Research
Hanan Ahmed
Software Engineer
Matthew Tyler
Medical Statistician, Institute of Cancer Research
Rebecca Olajide
Learning Resources Producer, Science Museum
Wahyu Wulaningsih
Doctor, Clinical Oncology at The Royal Marsden Hospital
Dan Ruddick
Architect, dMFK
Gary Burchell
Team Lead, Fireblade Software
Isabelle Luk Hang
Data Engineer, AccentureUK
Olivia Durkin
Head of Training & Theatre, Stagetext
Sarah Foss
Will Webb & George Magner

Want a career in STEAM?

If you are looking for more information on how to kickstart your career in STEAM, look no further! The Sutton STEAMs Ahead team have worked together with some great partners to create this comprehensive list of resources, videos, and support that can help you find your future career in STEAM.
Sutton Council

Sutton Council Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are for anyone aged 16+ and not in full-time education.
Green Jobs for Nature

Green Jobs of Nature

Check out this info hub for jobs across the environmental sector.
South London Partnership

South London Partnership

An inspiring guide to eco-awareness and career paths in sustainability.
Discover Creative Careers

Discover Creative Careers

Discover diverse opportunities in the creative industries.
Wild London

Wild London

Get inspired and learn more about careers in conservation.
Sutton Council

Graduate Trainee Schemes

Kickstart your career in local government with hands-on experience through a traineeship.
Unpacking the Credits

Unpacking the Credits

A series of videos to open up the worlds of film, music, publishing, theatre, architecture and design for young Londoners.
Constructing South London

Constructing South London

Find out the value of getting an apprenticeship in the construction industry.
Sutton College

Sutton College

Sutton’s higher education college for lifelong learning.
Infobase Learning Cloud

Infobase Learning Cloud

A free learning platform unlocked with your library card.
STEM Ambassadors

STEM Ambassadors

STEM Ambassadors bridge STEM education with real-world opportunities for you.
ICR The Institute of Cancer Research

Institute Cancer Research

Find training opportunities to take the next step in the field of cancer research.
Future Learn

Future Learn

A free guide towards your desired future. Search courses online from universities worldwide.
The Open University

The Open University

Search this full catalogue of free courses, covering diverse subjects.
The Skills Toolkit

The Skills Toolkit

A variety of courses for professional development and STEM careers.
Reed Courses


Discover STEAM related courses. Take part and acquire new skills for free.