year 13

Opportunities will be added as they arise, please keep checking this page

army careers

Find out more about joining the Army as an Officer

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Online virtual careers talks in various fields including:

Cybersecurity Technology Engineering

Manufacturing Science and many others...

sign up for free, click the link below for more details



Applications open – Friday 23rd October 2020

Application closing date – Sunday 8th November 2020

Insight Day – Tuesday 16th February 2021

CV closing date – Sunday 28th February 2021

Interview days (for those shortlisted) – 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th April 2021

Work Experience programme – Monday 5th - Friday July 2021

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apprenticeship opportunity

Apprenticeship opportunity available at Adept Design and Construction as a part of the new government scheme. They specialise in pine furniture, kitchens and bedrooms, so would be looking for someone to train up in this area.

The company is based in Horsley Cross and unfortunately has no bus route nearby, so would ideally suit a candidate who can drive to the unit - or who has very helpful parents/guardians!

For more information and how to apply, please contact:

Barbara Suen, via email: [email protected]

are you looking for a career in the police force?

L'Oréal Degree Apprenticeship

L'Oréal are hiring a Degree Apprentice to join their Visual Merchandising team. This is an exciting role, where the apprentice will have to think of unique ways in which L'Oréal can present new products to their customers nationwide

university of suffolk online taster sessions

We have developed a series of taster sessions in a range of subjects to enable young people to explore their subject of interest and to ask any questions about studying at the University of Suffolk.

They are the ideal opportunity to sample university teaching and are a great way to demonstrate subject exploration in a personal statement.

Computing: Build an online shop

English - Let's make noise: Exploring English language acquisition

English: Ya what? Dialect variation and how writers can create characters in literature and film

History: The history of the Basque refugee children, 1937-2020

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Resources from Oxford University

For students over the age of 16, we have resources that enable further exploration of passions and interests, and show how to discover more about Oxford.

Subject specific resources Personal statement

Suggested reading lists Application video

General resources Interview tips

Podcasts Thinking skills assessment video

Click on the link below for these and much more .......

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

23rd June 2020 10.30-12.30 or 14.30-16.30

The 23rd of June is International Women in Engineering Day, and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) will be ‘opening our doors’ to women just like you, inviting you to join us in celebrating this important event!

For the first time ever, we’re hosting an online event to give women from around the network a chance to learn more about our organisation and the career opportunities we offer. GTR is the largest train operating company in the UK, with more passengers, more employees and more trains than anyone else in the country.

As you can imagine, engineering is a major part of the business and we’re always on the lookout for our future stars. So, if you’re someone who likes to know how things work - taking them apart and putting them back together again - then the engineering life may be right for you. Our trains have all kinds of systems, electrical, mechanical, and modern computer control. If you have a passion for new technology and everything electrical, mechanical or engineering. Come explore what we’re all about.

For the next 12 weeks The Student Room will be hosting live video chats for students with exam boards, government ministers, charities, top graduate employers and some other very special people

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data challenge webinar in partnership with zurich

Girls in Data are thrilled to be working in partnership with Pioneer to promote our new series of Data Challenge Webinar Sessions, focused on problem solving within commercial businesses. Data is helping the country solve problems every day, especially during this time of COVID-19. From calculating the risk of social distancing on public transport, to the forecasting of medical equipment and supplies available to the NHS and its high demand of patients – it’s everywhere!

This Webinar session will give you the opportunity to work with the Zurich’s Predictive Analytics team to gain insight on their customers.

are you interested in VFX, animation or games?

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high education and PREPARATION webinar 4th june

open day, taster days and degree APPRENTICESHIP virtual events

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career paths

find out all about the different jobs you can do, what to study and how to get there

medicine live q & a's

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intouniversity-student finance information

please click the link to the left for information on student finance, available grants, webinars and much more



university of kent online roadshow and webinars

pearson college accounting, marketing and law degree apprenticeships

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careers in engineering

Upcoming opportunities with The University of Law

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UEA free online webinars

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anatomy lab live event

An interactive series of anatomy sessions streamed live each evening at 7pm GMT from May 25th - May 29th 2020 and also available on demand to watch anytime.

university of leicester

digital subject taster days

  • Biological Sciences, Medical, Chemistry, Business, Economics and Accounting

  • Click the link below for more information and how to participate

careers in construction

Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Planners, Building Control, Drivers, Operators, Mechanics, Estate Agents .... there are many careers that fall under the construction umbrella, click the link below for lots of career ideas

calling all aspiring medics

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Be inspired by spectacular careers stories

Free, interactive & delivered live (can also be downloaded and viewed as CATCH UP)

Learn Lounge is our new interactive platform that lets you experience a whole new way of careers learning that is delivered virtually so you can join in from the comfort of your own home. It features inspiring career stories and guidance from experts across different fields – from technology to sport, and everything in between.

Click on the link below for more information and how to view

studying from home tips

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free online webinars - university of essex

Join our free online webinars from Monday 20 April onward and meet some of the lecturers and professors who will be teaching on your course. Watch our taster videos and hear from world-class academics talk about our range of different courses and subject areas, to see what Essex has to offer you.

Click on the link below for more information and how to participate

medspace webinar

Do you have aspirations to work in the Dental or Medical field?

Click on the link below for more information and how to participate

Year in Industry

Students can apply to the programme, post A levels/ Highers/ Advanced Highers or equivalents for a year’s work experience prior to going to university or as a year to help decide on the future direction of their career - be that Higher Apprenticeship, University or work, or during their degree course itself.

university information online

click on the link below for dates and times of various online events that will cover all the information you need and answer the questions you have about university life. Subjects covered include

Taster Days

Student Finance

Q & A's with current students and staff

EPQ Support

Personal Statements

and lots more...

ucas online taster day courses and uni information

Taster courses are provided by some universities and colleges to let you experience academic and social life on campus, before applying for a place. There are a number of programmes available covering all aspects of uni life and what you need to know. Take a virtual tour of different university's to help with future pathway ideas

Click on the link to the left of this text for more information and how to virtually attend

'Tapping' for stress relief and relaxation

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mercurytheatre colchester - online

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work experience ...

Weekly activities, challenges, and guides to help you get ready for university, from now until freshers’ week. Picking a course, paying for uni, registration and applications, moving in – we’ll be with you every step of the way.

click the link below for lots of useful information

STEM Career Experiences

The 'Live & Online' Series This Spring

Investment Banking. Medicine. Engineering. Psychology. Computer Science. Architecture.

InvestIN is delighted to offer six STEM-related career experience programmes LIVE & ONLINE this spring for students aged 15-18.

Our 'Live & Online' programmes give students the opportunity to gain crucial work experience from the comfort of their own homes. They are delivered by top professionals who will immerse students in simulations of their real-life work PLUS be on-hand throughout to answer their questions live.

The full list of our STEM-related programmes is set out below, including highlights of each one. Click on any programme to view a detailed timetable and to register now

There are a number of virtual online programmes AVAILABLE which will be added to on a regular basis....

investin education Programmes available live and online, the young...

  • Architect

  • Entrepreneur

  • Computer Scientist

  • Doctor

  • Engineer

  • Investment Banker

  • Lawyer

  • Psychologist

  • Filmmaker

  • Political Leader

Click on the link to the left for more information and how to apply

sport england

stay in, work out Tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home. Join the Movement and use #StayInWorkOut to share how you're getting active during this time.

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network engineer level 4 apprenticeship

Work Experience at Tiger Aspect Productions.

Find out what it is like to work in a production company and about working in the TV industry in general

Most of our placements will take place in our offices in Shepherds Bush where you can expect to get involved with development tasks, shadowing our runners and assisting them with their varied task load. Placements are available in our Comedy Entertainment, Drama and Factual and Features departments as well as the business support functions.

audi apprenticeships

audi apprenticeships

  • Service Technician

  • Parts Advisor

  • Service Advisor

Click on links to the left for more information and how to apply

brightstart higher apprenticeships

Click below for information and apprenticeship vacancies

HS2 apprenticeships

HS2 trains will connect around 30 million people.

(London or Birmingham) click the link below for more information and how to apply

cyber security apprenticeship with mi5 & MI6

Cyber Apprenticeships

22 months

£22,677 London

The apprenticeship covers:

  • Cyber Security

  • Open Source Intelligence

  • Network and Digital Communications Theory

  • Cryptography

  • IT Security

  • Penetration Testing

marine biology

Marine Biology Association (MBA)

Marine Biologist for a day

The MBA runs an annual Marine Biologist for a Day event at its laboratory in Plymouth. The event usually takes place over 2-3 days, with separate days for primary aged students and secondary school/ college aged students. the days are aimed at anyone with a keen interest in marine biology and gives an opportunity for participants to meet working marine scientists and carry out experiments and interactive activities in the laboratory.

For more information and how to apply click the link to the left

work experience at rolls royce

Explore & Embrace possibilities

Our work experience programmes give you the chance to see first-hand how we use STEM subjects every day, while working alongside experts on some of the most ground-breaking power systems ever built. For more information and how to apply, click the link below

InvestIn Education Spring/Summer Programmes and internships 2020

Do you aspire to work as a Lawyer, Filmmaker, Marketing and PR, Investment Banker, Doctor, Engineer, Political Leader, Psychologist, Journalist, Computer Scientist, Entrepreneur or Architect

Programmes running UCL (University College London London WC1E 6BT )

Click on the link above for more INFORMATION and how to apply

  • The Young Lawyer Programme 8th march 2020 or 21st-30th July

  • The Young Filmmaker Programme 14th-15th March

  • The Young Marketing & PR Programme 28th-29th March

  • The Young Investment Banker Programme 15th or 29th March, 22nd March or 24th July-30th August 2020

  • The Young Doctor Programme 22nd March, 24th July-2nd Aug 2020 or 21st Aug-30th Aug 2020

  • The Young Engineer 8th March 2020

  • The Young Engineer Summer Programme 24th July-2nd Aug or 21st Aug-20th Aug 2020

  • The Young Political Leader 21st-22nd Mar or 4th-5th April

  • The Young Psychologist 25th Jan or 29th March 2020

  • The Young Journalist 9th March 2020

  • The Young Computer Scientist 19th jan or 7th march 2020

  • The Young Entrepreneur Programme 21st-22nd March 2020

  • The Young Architect Programme 18th Jan or 4th April 2020

BDO United Kingdom

BDO UK provides tax, audit and assurance, advisory and business outsourcing services to companies across all sectors of the economy. We make the time and effort to understand our clients' businesses and markets. ... BDO LLP is a key member of the BDO global network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms.

work experience and science camps

Opportunities for 2020, click the link below for more information and how to apply

careers in editorial, design, contracts, production, marketing, HR, publicity, rights, finance

Penguin Random House offers 2 week work experience programmes in most of their departments namely, editorial, design, contracts, production, marketing, HR, publicity, rights, finance. During this time you will support a team through various tasks. These could include: general office duties, taking enquiries from internal and external clients, assisting with projects, attending meetings and responding to readers letters and emails. You need to be over 18 years old.

Start your story

We see our work experience programme as a learning opportunity.

It’s a chance to go behind the scenes of a global publishing house and get an insight into what a work place is like. You’ll meet lots of people, find out what it’s like to work here and hopefully pick up some new skills along the way.

We think this is an awesome place to work and we hope you will too.

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work experience OPPORTUNITIES at the BBC


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careers in theatre work experience

click on link below and search area for availability ... dates will be added so keep checking




skills2use ... free app

  • Interview preparation

  • Role specific interview questions .... Business, Admin, Finance

Arts, Media, Publishing

Food & Beverage

  • Write a winning application

  • Disability confident interview preparation

aiming to study medicine?


games development

The Games Hub

The Games Hub is a free, expert driven programme to enable those who have aspirations and a passion to set up their own games company get up and running or enter the industry. Read More

Shark Infested Custard

Founded in 2013 by Steven Huckle - Shark Infested Custard is a games development company and publisher. Read More


Get your career off to a flying start...

Are you ready to learn, quickly? Do you flourish with responsibility? Will you show us what you can do, if we give you the chance?

A Zurich apprenticeship is an opportunity to be part of a global company that has a real dream to make a difference to our customers, whilst developing new technologies to help them protect what they love most.

If you want to love what you do and you’re looking for a meaningful, dynamic work environment where you are recognised and rewarded for your creativity, innovation and determination, then come and join us.

See below for more information and how to apply

redrow homes trade apprenticeships



Painting and Decorating





Ceramic Tiling


Location: Essex, Luton, Cambridgeshire


These are real hands-on apprenticeships, where you’ll be learning a trade from some of the best people in the industry. As an award-winning house builder, renowned for the quality of our homes, you’ll be able to develop your skills to the highest standards.


Our trade apprenticeships will give you a thorough grounding in your chosen trade with an award-winning company. Lasting over three years, they combine paid, on-the-job training and work experience with college-based study that will leave you with nationally recognised industry qualifications. You can choose between apprenticeships in Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing and Electrical and Groundworks. We are always looking to expand our apprenticeship offering with other trade disciplines as required by our divisions and developments – if you are interested in a particular trade, please let us know. You’ll work with one of our trusted subcontractors on a Redrow housing development that’s local to you. You’ll also attend a nearby college that’s contracted to the Construction Industry Training Board or JTL training, our preferred apprenticeship providers. Your study will vary, depending on your apprenticeship, but everyone will complete a Diploma specific to their discipline, and reach NVQ Level 2 and the opportunity to progress on to Level 3 for those who perform well.

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Apprentice Scheme

The Mercedes-Benz UK Apprentice Scheme offers the opportunity to develop your career with one of the world's most prestigious companies and work alongside some of Britain's brightest young talent, as well as the chance to "earn while you learn".

We are searching for candidates to join our Apprenticeship Programme to train as a Parts Operations Specialist, Light Vehicle Technician or Heavy Vehicle Technician.

mercedes-benz apprenticeship academy

Click below for further information and how to apply

NextGen VFX apprenticeships

Interested in a career in games, animation and VFX? You've come to the right place. NextGen brings industry and educators together to develop the next generation of digital talent.





The Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF) awards bursaries to students from ethnically or socially diverse backgrounds who want to go into journalism. JDF and the bursaries they provide support students with:

  • The cost of the NCTJ-accredited course

  • Exam fees paid for

  • Contributions towards living expenses

  • Support with finding work experience placements

There are lots of accredited courses across the UK, however, they do vary in what is on offer/available for each city. Students can not apply for this is they are studying an undergraduate course. So Journalism students at Essex Uni would not qualify for this support. You can check out their accredited courses here and the cities they are available.

Check out their website for more information, they have lots on there.

Identifying risk and creating products that let people get on with their lives has created a huge profession with bags of opportunities for bright young things like you.

So, what can you expect? You will be able to discover all of the routes you could go down in regards to the areas of risk, ranging from underwriting to claims. You will find out about the opportunities that are available to you, especially on a global scale, from regular travel to even relocation. In fact, did you know that in the UK alone the risk profession is the biggest in Europe and the third largest in the world? On a global scale it accounts for 11 per cent of total premium income. So, this should give you a good idea of how prominent this sector is.

GSK – Exciting Minds

With over 300 years of innovation, we’re a science-led global healthcare company that delivers billions of innovative products each year. With us, you can take on some of the world’s biggest health challenges – helping millions do more, feel better, live longer. The scope and breadth of our business is reflected in the range of apprenticeship opportunities we offer to talented and ambitious individuals. Our apprenticeships will give you hands-on experience in your chosen discipline and the opportunity to play a key role in contributing to the future success of the company.

We’re 100% open to all talent – whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers and also, because it’s the right thing to do.

We offer apprenticeships in a variety of UK locations so depending on your location, you can apply for one of our programmes at your chosen site. Science is core to our success and we’re always looking for those with a background in STEM subjects. However, we also have opportunities, for example in Finance and Cyber Security.

Explore our different Advanced, Higher and Degree apprenticeship programmes to discover how each one offers you the chance to take on the global health challenges of today and tomorrow.

Apply Now

If you’re looking for an alternative route to college or university, our apprenticeship programmes have been designed for you! We developed our apprenticeship programme to create an alternative career route and ensure that we provide opportunities for as many people as possible. While you learn on-the-job from industry leaders (and earn a competitive salary), you will study towards a nationally recognised qualification.

Degree Apprenticeships with rolls royce

Make Happen

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National Citizen Service

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