What Great British Institution Should You Work For?

EMPLOYMENT

Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

Are you willing to pay years of dues?

Advertisement

How good is your knowledge of Georgian architecture?

Advertisement

Would you move for work?

Advertisement

How artistic a soul are you?

Advertisement

What British achievement makes you feel proud?

Advertisement

How large a team do you like to be on?

Advertisement

Do you aspire to make a lot of money?

Advertisement

How important is job security to you?

Advertisement

What do you think of the queen personally, as opposed to the monarchy as an institution?

Advertisement

Do you speak any languages besides English?

Advertisement

Which of the below is Britain's greatest treasure?

Advertisement

What sort of weather do you enjoy most?

Advertisement

How long do you intend to stay working at a single job?

Advertisement

Do you have a good head for heights?

Advertisement

What is your current political affiliation?

Advertisement

Would you function well in a major city?

Advertisement

How important is name recognition on an international scale?

Advertisement

How predictable do you like your working hours to be?

Advertisement

Do you prefer primarily ongoing work, or project-based work?

Advertisement

Which TV show is the most delightfully British of all?

Advertisement

Do you love to perform for millions of people?

Advertisement

What sight makes you feel most patriotic?

Advertisement

How do you like to get around the UK?

Advertisement

Did you go to the Queen's Golden Jubilee?

Advertisement

Would you mind never owning a home?

Advertisement

Which BBC radio station do you love most?

Advertisement

How important is local news?

Advertisement

At Christmas, do you watch the queen's speech?

Advertisement

In which country would you NOT be willing to live even for your perfect job?

Advertisement

How often do you like to be on the road in a given year?

Advertisement

Explore More Quizzes

Image: Wiki Commons by Cpl Andy Benson/MOD

About This Quiz

These days, they often tell you that you should find a career that gives you an opportunity to explore your passion. This means that if you love to travel, you are somehow expected to find a reasonably well-paid role at an organization that will send you to exactly your favorite places, on the schedule you love. If you like animals, you’re supposed to be a vet. A foodie? You’re surely destined to be a chef. Of course, for many of us, it can seem simply impossible to combine all of our most-loved items into a single job. If you adore your country, you care about conservation, you have a history of arts degree and you want to make a very steady living, where do you go? If you are a daredevil who wants to spend a period in the military but also has a flair for performing, what are your options? What if you want to be in entertainment but you are terrified of freelancing? Where should the devout monarchists who love to travel the world end up? Surely you will have to give up some part of the dream?

Perhaps you don’t! This quiz has four great British institutions for you that should fulfill all, or nearly all, of your fondest desires, and they’ll pay you for the privilege! Click on through to take a step toward your dream job!

About HowStuffWorks Play

How much do you know about dinosaurs? What is an octane rating? And how do you use a proper noun? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Our award-winning website offers reliable, easy-to-understand explanations about how the world works. From fun quizzes that bring joy to your day, to compelling photography and fascinating lists, HowStuffWorks Play offers something for everyone. Sometimes we explain how stuff works, other times, we ask you, but we’re always exploring in the name of fun! Because learning is fun, so stick with us!