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Work Experience Opportunities

 

Young Professionals are putting on a Law Virtual Work Experience program in the Easter Holidays with Browne Jacobson. As many of you will know finding law work experience is hard to come by. Browne Jacobson are a top 50 law firm with offices all over the UK and revenues of £50million. These two days in the Easter Holidays are going to provide students with a really great insight into how a law firm works and makes money, the different departments they have, and an opportunity to talk with lots of different solicitors.  

Law Virtual Work Experience: 

  • Tuesday 6th & Wednesday 7th April, 9am - 4pm each day 
  • Partner welcome talk 
  • An insight to law, their different departments and areas of work (including non law routes) 
  • Breakout rooms with solicitors in talking about different areas of law 
  • Workshops & interactive sessions 
  • Open to all Y11, S4, Y12 / S5, Y13 / S6 & Y14 students
Apply here!

 

Ever thought about joining the Army?  Hear from serving soldiers about what it’s like to learn skills, take on initiative tests, watch demonstrations and take part in military lessons. Explore the latest Army kit and equipment. Ask questions about travelling the world, having everyday adventures, and pushing yourself to do things you never thought possible.

Join our virtual work experience event for your chance to experience first-hand what it’s like to be in the Army.  We'll demonstrate Army fitness standards, talk to you about the science behind rations, show you how to pack a Bergen and share with you many other Military lessons during the session!  You'll also have the chance to speak to serving soldiers about Army life and the many roles available. Available for students from Yr 10 upwards.

Contact us directly for details about the event and to secure your place; michael.clarke118@mod.gov.uk 

 

Springpod are offering Virtual Work Experience Programmes and Insight Days that are free for students and can be completed at times that suit them - receiving a certificate straight from the employer at the end for use in CVs, Personal Statements and future interviews. They all feature live interaction that allow students to ask any burning questions directly to the experts themselves and work/ tasks will also be set and marked upon completion. These are vital to help gain career knowledge and experience.

Take a look at the list of upcoming opportunities for 2021 (many of which will be closing soon!) with top employers such as Vodafone, Nestle, The NHS, Chartered Institute of Marketing and BT, by clicking here.

 

Purpose and values are important to PwC – and likely to you and your students too. PwC's values define how they do things, and their purpose is why they exist – to build trust in society and solve important problems for their clients, their people, and the communities in which they operate. 

Now more than ever PwC's business is evolving. They offer a variety of programmes for school and college leaver students to start shaping their careers. 

For those interested in work experience

Applications for our Virtual Insight Week will open in the New Year. Sign up to our Talent Network to be the first to hear more.

Explore. Inspire. Reimagine.

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Summer Internships 2021 
The Ultimate In-Person Work Experience | Ages 12-18 | London 2021

Architecture | Computer Science | Engineering | Entrepreneurship | Investment Banking | Law | Medicine | Psychology 

In the present environment, in-person work experience is crucial yet almost impossible to secure. We have the solution: students can now register for our flagship Summer Internships in London. Up to 10 days of immersive experiences led by top professionals in 9 of the world's most competitive and sought-after industries

Internships are available for ages 12-14 and for 15-18.

Once-in-a-lifetime experiences for your students: 

  • Work alongside doctors in a London hospital 
  • Argue a case before a judge in the Supreme Court 
  • Enter the Airbus ExoMars facility
  • Trade the markets the the London Stock Exchange
  • And much more...

Due to strict social distancing measures, places are HIGHLY limited. 

COVID-19: Our Summer 2020 Internships in London did go ahead, with strict social distancing measures in place. The feedback averaged an outstanding 9.2/10! We are therefore very confident that 2021 will take place as planned. In the unlikely event that an Internship is completely cancelled due to COVID-19, students will receive a refund.

Register Now: Ages 12 - 14

 

Register Now: Ages 15 - 18

STEM & Medical Sciences Work Experience
Ages 12-18 | 'Live Online' or In-Person at UCL

Supercharge your students' potential today. Hands-on, immersive career experiences now available in 8 STEM-related industries.

Register now for a unique opportunity to work alongside experienced engineers, doctors, psychologists, vets and others this term. Students can choose to attend 'Live Online' before Easter or in-person later in April. Our in-person events have strict COVID measures in place. Please note that there is a cost for these experiences.

Register now 12-14 years       Register now 15-18 years

Spring Term Work Experience - Ages 12-18

Enhance your students' futures today. Our ground-breaking Spring Term career experiences are now available in 20 of the world's most desirable careers.

We are delighted to announce an extensive schedule of immersive career experience programmes for ages 12-18 this term. Your students will: 

  • Work alongside experienced professionals in live simulations, role-plays and seminars
  • Network with senior doctors, engineers, lawyers, psychologists, artists, filmmakers, UN staff, investment bankers and many more
  • Gain life-changing, interactive career experiences to advance their future

Places are highly limited. Please share this email with students and parents so they can register now

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Speakers for Schools fully understand that schools are going through a really difficult time right now with the current restrictions. Allowing students the chance to participate in remote virtual work experience placements is a great way in which to engage our young people to ensure they don’t miss out on getting an insight into the world of work and career pathways.

We’ve been working to create some incredible opportunities with brands such as Spotify and the NHS and have some unique placement opportunities coming up that are filling up fast. Some of these are listed below or log in to see the complete range of placements we have to offer.

Apply as soon as possible to give yourself the best chance of securing high quality work experience at a top employer and a boost to your future career aspirations. Employers may make selections before the advertised deadlines. 

Green Skills in the Construction and Engineering Industry

Dates: 6th -9th  April 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in the ‘green’ plans for the construction and engineering industry.

Application Deadline: 7h March 2021

Anglian Water ‘App in a Day’ Insight Day

Date: 7 April 2021.

Eligibility: Year 10 students interested in a career in creative design, IT and innovation.

Application Deadline: 8 March 2021

 Anglian Water ‘App in a Day’ Insight Day

Date: 9 April 2021.

Eligibility: Year 12 students interested in a career in creative design, IT and innovation.

Application Deadline: 10 March 2021

Be Part of a Smart Future - Energy Industry Insight Day

Date: 7 April 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds based in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex.

Application Deadline: 8 March 2021

Engineering Green Skills Insight Day - Sir Robert McAlpine

Date: 9 April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in sustainability and the engineering sector.

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

Architecture + Design Work Placement – Carmody Groarke

Dates: 12 – 16 April 2021

Eligibility: 16 -19 year olds who are keen to gain insight into architecture and design.

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

 Green Careers in the Build Environment – Morgan Sindall

Dates: 6 – 9 April 2021, 9.30am – 5pm.

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in environmentally friendly engineering.

Application Deadline: 15 March 2021

Build Yourself with Wates – Sustainability Insight Day

Date: 6 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.

 Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in engineering and sustainability.

Application Deadline: 6 March 2021

 Santander and sustainability

Date: 8 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in financial inclusion and the environment.

Application Deadline: 8 March 2021

Being Green Insight Day – Thames Water

Date: 7 April 2021, 10am – 1pm.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in financial inclusion and the environment.

Application Deadline: 7 March 2021

Sustainability and achieving Net-Zero by 2030 with SSE

Date: 6 April 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in sustainability and city planning.

Application Deadline: 6 March 2021

Green Skills with GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)

Date: 7 April 2021, 10am – 1pm.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in climate change and the railway industry.

Application Deadline: 6 March 2021

ISG- Global Construction Specialist VWEX

Dates: 6th  – 9th  April 2021

Eligibility: 15 – 19 year olds living in or studying in London.

Application Deadline: 19th March 2021

Build Yourself with Wates VWEX - Midlands and The North

Dates: 12th - 16th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in the construction industry.

Application Deadline: 12th March 2021

British Airways Virtual Insight Day - Sustainability Workshop

Dates: 7th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to find out more about a career in the airline industry.

Application Deadline: 15th March 2021

STEM Insight Day with Johnson Matthey

Dates: 6th  - 8th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to find out more about a career in sustainable technology.

Application Deadline: 12th March 2021

Discover your Future Insight Day - University of Derby

Dates: 7th April 2021

Eligibility: 15 – 19 year olds interested in learning about sustainability careers.

Application Deadline: 17th March 2021

Insight Day for Careers in Music – British Army

Dates: 14th April 2021(10am -12am)

Eligibility: 15 – 19 year olds interested in interested in a vocation with music performance at its heart.

Application Deadline: 14th March 2021

Perry Barr Residential Scheme VWEX – Lendlease Joint Venture

Dates: 12th - 16th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds living or studying in Birmingham.

Application Deadline: 12th March 2021

She Is Sustainable - Insight Day

Dates: 22nd  April 2021 (10:00am – 2:30pm)

Eligibility: 15 – 19 year olds interested in learning about sustainability.

Application Deadline: 25th March 2021

Working on HS2  Project -Fusion and EKFB  

Dates: 12 – 16 April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds based in the Midlands.

Application Deadline: 21 March 2021

Perry Barr Residential Scheme VWEX – Lendlease Joint Venture

Dates: 12th - 16th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds living or studying in the Birmingham area.

Application Deadline: 12th March 2021

Build Yourself with Wates – Sustainability Insight Day ( Midlands and The North)

Date: 6 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in engineering and sustainability.

Application Deadline: 6 March 2021

The Future of Green Careers - SThree

Dates: 14 April 2021

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds keen to find out how do you turn passion for the environment into a future career?

Application Deadline: 19 March 2021

NextGen Nurse - Meet the people behind the masks

Date: 20 April 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year interested in helping to save and improve people`s lives.

Application Deadline: 29 March 2021

Leadership insight session run by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Date: 14 April 2021 (10am -12:30pm).

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in learning some lifelong transferable skills.

Application Deadline: 10 March 2021

STEM Challenge VWEX with Johnson Matthey

Dates: 6th  - 8th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to find out more about a career in sustainable technology.

Application Deadline: 12th March 2021

VGC Group - Construction & Civil Engineering VWEX

Date: 12 - 16 April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds starting to think about your next steps after GCSE or A-levels

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

 Architecture + Design Work Placement – Haworth Tompkins

Dates: 12 – 16 April 2021

Eligibility: 16 -19 year olds who are keen to gain insight into architecture and design.

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

Design and Construction VWEX with Balfour Beatty

Dates: 6 April 2021 (10am – 12pm)

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to learn more exciting changes being made in the industry to GO GREEN.

Application Deadline: 14 March 2021

Building a Sustainable Future – BAM Construction

Date: 8 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to discover the behind the scenes world of a large construction company

Application Deadline: 9 March 2021

 `App in a Day` Insight Day – Anglian Water

Dates: 9 April 2021

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in information technology.

Application Deadline: 23 March 2021

Turner & Townsend - UK Construction Industry Insights

Date: 12 - 16 April 2021.

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds keen to learn more about the most exciting construction projects in the industry today

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

For a full list of placements -  sign in here to search and apply.