LifeZone

Our careers hub for participants and Award holders – helping you describe the huge variety of skills and experience you’ve gained from doing your DofE that will make you stand out to employers, colleges and universities and that you’ll be able to use in the workplace.

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Employers believe in you

We give you the inside track from leading businesses that believe in the DofE and look out for Award holders when they recruit – helping you land that dream job.

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Volunteering

Find out how offering your time by volunteering as part of your DofE can open all sorts of doors – from enhancing your CV to giving you interesting conversational topics at job, college and university interviews.

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Applying for jobs

We share our top tips on how to showcase soft skills developed doing your DofE when writing your CV, filling out application forms and talking about yourself at interviews.

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Celebrity support

By doing your DofE, you’re joining a whole host of famous Award holders. We share their stories and messages of support from other well-known faces, to help give you some inspiration for your future career or studies.

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Videos

Watch career interviews with leading professionals on making the most of your DofE when applying for jobs. Plus, hear from recent Award holders on how they’ve used their DofE to help make them more employable.