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Virtual Work Experience – October half term
Sign up with Young Professionals for these online opportunities over half term
Monday 24th October from 9am – 4pm we’re hosting a virtual Careers in Business, Accounting and Finance Work Experience day. We have Big 4 constituents PwC and KPMG as well as Grant Thornton, Mazars and CIMA joining us to run a variety of workshops and real-life case study activity sessions to give students a taste of professional life at each company.
Registration link here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Business-Accounting-Finance-WEX
Tuesday 25th October is our virtual Law Work Experience with Browne Jacobson from 9am – 4:30pm. If you’re interested in a career in the legal profession and are looking to secure a training contract, work experience, a Solicitor apprenticeship, an in-house GC role or gain a Pupillage – then attending this event will increase your chance of success.
Following on from the student day time event we are going to be running a shorter parent / guardian event that will discuss the kinds of careers within the legal industry, legal apprenticeships and where to find them with a Q&A to wrap things up. This is from 6:00pm – 7:15pm. The same Zoom link will be used for both events.
Registration link here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Browne-Jacobson-Law-Work-Experience
Tuesday 25th October is our online Careers in Engineering, Construction and Property Development Work Experience. We have Mott MacDonald, Berkeley Group, British Airways, Babcock International and Siemens joining us for a day of interactive sessions and workshops.
Registration link here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Engineering-WEX
Our final online event for the week is our virtual Careers in Technology Work Experience taking place on Wednesday 26th October from 9am – 3pm. For this we have BT, PwC, Capgemini, WTW and World Wide Technology joining us again to run various workshops, activities and Q&A sessions.
Registration link here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TechTheFuture-WEX
Certificates of completion will be awarded for all of the events to students who complete the full days.
We also have 3 in-person Work Experience days happening over half term with BT in Birmingham (Monday 24th), Manchester (Tuesday 25th) and London (Thursday 27th) from 1pm – 5pm. If you’re interested in attending one of these you’ll find all the sign up links here: https://linktr.ee/youngprouk
Mercedes Benz apprenticeships
Mercedes-Benz are currently recruiting for apprentices across a variety of roles, in our nationwide network of retailers and dealers. They have vacancies for Light Vehicle and Heavy Vehicle Technicians, Customer Service Experts and Retail Parts Advisors.
Students who may be interested in doing an apprenticeship, should visit https://mercedes-benztraining.co.uk/mercedes-benz-academy-programme.aspx. Using your postcode, search for vacancies in the local areas and then make an application. Vacancies are constantly changing, with new positions being added regularly so please do check back regularly as new positions may become available.
Apprenticeships are open to students who are 16 and over (they must be 16 to start the programme in September, so can apply whilst they are 15), and ideally students should have/be predicted a grade 4 or above in English and Maths at GCSE. Functional skills can be offered where these grades have not been achieved. Further information can be found on the website, as well as some hints and tips about writing an application.
British Airways apprenticeships
Dedicated student information area https://careers.ba.com/work-experience
MIT Skills apprenticeships
Surrey Healthcare careers
Live and recorded broadcasts about careers in Surrey Healthcare can be found at this link, for those who want to find out more about the different job roles within the NHS. This also covers the many different pathways into apprenticeships.
PARENT PACK – All you need to know about applying for Apprenticeships
Labour Market Information for Surrey & Hampshire
Apprenticeships are a great choice for students if they would like to earn whilst they learn. They will still need to go to college and gain suitable GCSEs including English and Maths. Year 11 students have had an assembly on apprenticeships.
Please find the link to the Parents and Carers pack below which explains about apprenticeships and gives a few examples. https://amazingapprenticeships.com/resource/parents-and-carers-pack-october-21/
National Apprenticeship vacancies
Heathrow Work Experience guide
Please see this guide for more information
Surrey Police Work Experience
Surrey Police offer Work Experience. Due to COVID 19, it had been placed on hold. However, dependent on the current situation they hope to open this back up soon, potentially during autumn. In the meantime, if you are interested or would like to find out more, please email: Workexperience@surrey.pnn.police.uk
Volunteer Police Cadet Scheme
This is open to young people aged 13-17. There are currently vacancies for both Cadets and Adult Leaders (who help run the sessions). If you are interested or would like to find out more, please visit: https://vpc.police.uk/
If you have any questions or would like further information/ support please email PositiveAction@surrey.pnn.police.uk
All About Children apprenticeships
Success at School – apprenticeship vacancies – click below
Amazing Apprenticeships Parent Pack – February 2021
Follow the links for current apprenticeship vacancies