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Medicine Summer Experiences

 

 In hospitals and clinics across London

Students on different medicine summer experience programmes

 Medicine I Veterinary I Dentistry I Psychology I Forensic Science

 

Last year was described by medical school heads as the hardest year "in living memory" for UK medical school applicants, with fewer than 16% of applications resulting in an offer. The Medical Schools Council says that it is "essential" for students to get meaningful, real-life experience of medical practice before submitting an application.

 

Your students can get all the hands-on work experience they need with us this summer, with immersive medical experiences in hospitals and clinics across London alongside doctors, dentists, vets, psychologists and more.

 

Our Summer Experiences are almost fully-booked and we expect to close registration in the next few days.

View & Register: Ages 15-18

 

View & Register: Ages 12-14

 

 

Students who require accommodation will stay at UCL halls, with full meals and guardianship included. Our Summer Experiences qualify as a residential activity for Duke of Edinburgh Gold award purposes.

InvestIN Young Doctor Summer Experience

 

Watch The Experiences in Action

 

Listen to testimonials from our alumni and watch footage of the 2022 Summer Experiences 

InvestIN Summer Experiences Testimonial Video

 

 

 


St Mary's University - primary teaching open day-please see poster at the end of this page. 


Applications for PwC’s Virtual Insight Programme, taking place 24 - 26 July, have reopened for applications and close on 19 May, so encourage your young person to submit theirs before the deadline.
 
The Virtual Insight Programme is open to Year 11 and 12 (in England and Wales, Year 12 and 13 in Northern Ireland, or S4 and S5 in Scotland). Through their interactive sessions, students will get to experience PwC’s different business areas such as Audit, Consulting, Tax, Technology and Operate to find out what it means to be an expert in that area. They can also take part in a variety of skills sessions which will build their personal and professional skills, preparing them for future applications and for the workplace.

Virtual Insight Programme

Students will need to be on track for 5 GCSEs (or equivalent qualification) at grade 4 or above, or for 96 UCAS points if they’ve started AS-Level study.


 

 

 

Law & Finance Summer Experiences: For Ages 12-18

 

 In courtrooms and skyscrapers across London

Students on different summer experience programmes

 Investment Banking I Law I Entrepreneurship I Politics I International Development

 

Do you want to experience life as a top lawyer or banker this summer? We have a range of immersive opportunities for you in these highly-competitive fields that you simply cannot get anywhere else!

 

Law: argue a case in London's Supreme Court; experience human rights law at Amnesty International; work on a commercial contract with corporate lawyers; cross-examine witnesses in a murder trial

 

Investment Banking: trade the stock market in a London skyscraper; work on an entire M&A deal from start to finish; learn how to value a multi-billion dollar listed company; meet some of London's best financiers

 

Plus experiences in Entrepreneurship, Politics, and International Development are also available!

 

Places are highly limited. We are now over 80% full and will close registration soon.

 

View & Register: Ages 15-18

 

View & Register: Ages 12-14

Testimonials

 

Experience in 18 Industries

 

We have experiences available in 18 different careers. From Medicine and Engineering to Architecture and Filmmaking - there's something for everyone! 

InvestIN Summer Experiences

 

Watch The Experiences in Action

 

Listen to testimonials from our alumni and watch footage of the 2022 Summer Experiences 

InvestIN Summer Experiences Testimonial Video

 

 

 



 

 

We have an amazing opportunity for students interested in Law

 

We are running an exclusive session about Law on the 4th of May at 5:30pm. The students will learn about the different types of law and find out which one is right for them. The session will be presented by Ottilia Csoti, an associate at Fladgate, one of the UK's top 100 law firms.

 

Your students can sign up here. Spaces are limited.

 

We also have a number of other industry overview sessions coming in May...


 


 

 

 

 

Join us this London Careers Festival

London Careers Festival is back again and we're excited to be hosting four virtual activities for Years 10-13 with our volunteers who can’t wait to share their career journey and insights with your students.

London Careers Festival (27 June - 7 July) is a free annual summer event, perfect for helping students explore the different career opportunities that are out there and sparking their imagination for the future.

Check out the details for our activities below and register to secure your place!

Jobs in Sports Sector

Tues 27 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am

This session offers students the chance to meet a number of volunteers who have jobs in the sports sector such as physiotherapists, policy advisors and business professionals.

The session will be held as a panel discussion with some set questions the volunteers will answer, interactive poll and quiz questions and Q&A from students. We'll discuss the volunteers' experiences, the skills and qualifications they obtained and the issue of tackling gender stereotypes in the sports sector.

 

 

Register for this session

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Working towards Sustainability

Tues 27 June, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

This session aims to showcase the growing need for sustainability related jobs across sectors in London such as construction, healthcare, tech and beyond.

In this ‘Classroom Chats’ styled activity, our volunteers will deliver a presentation about their career pathway, the importance of sustainable jobs, and their experience of working in the sector. Students will have time for Q&A, as well as answering quiz questions related to the sector.

 

 

Register for this session

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Pathways into Healthcare

Wed 28 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am

This session will introduce students to a wide range of roles in the healthcare sector, connecting them to volunteers from across the NHS. Students can hear about the essential skills and subjects that are useful in jobs in the NHS, as well as learning about the different pathways into such roles.

 

 

Register for this session

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Creative Jobs

Thurs 29 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am

This session offers students the chance to meet a number of volunteers who are not just creatives but have a range of jobs in the creative industry.

The session will be held as a panel discussion with some set questions the volunteers will answer, interactive poll and quiz questions and Q&A from students. We'll hear about the volunteers' skills and experiences, tackle the idea that breaking into the creative industry is about “who you know” and discuss how creativity is an essential skill that cuts across industries.

 

 

Register for this session

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Morgan Stanley, a top investment bank, are offering an array of amazing programmes in August for your Year 11 - Year 13 students to gain an insight into the finance and technology industries, as well as Morgan Stanley.

 

Step In, Step Up: Foundations in Finance

Who: Year 13 Students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds

Programme Dates:  29th August – 1st September

Deadline: Applications must be completed and submitted by 23:59pm on Sunday 9th July Studying

Check the eligibility criteria and apply here

 

Studying STEM

Who: Year 11 Computer Science or STEM Students

Programme Date: 15th August

Deadline: Applications must be completed and submitted by 23:59pm on Sunday 9th July

Apply here

 

Summer Academy

Who: Year 11 – 13 Students

Programme Dates: 26th July – 30th August

Location: Virtually via Zoom Webinar

Deadline: Applications must be completed and submitted by 23:59pm on Sunday 9th July

Apply here

 

Please ask your students to mention that they heard about these opportunities through Career Compass on their cover letters and CVs to increase their chances of being accepted onto the programmes.


 

 

Weekend Experiences

 

 

 

 

A Week in the Workplace

 

 

 

 

Summer Career Experiences

 

 

 

 

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View & Register: Ages 12-14


 

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Saturday Academies for 13-16 year olds

Saturday Academy

We hold Saturday Academies for 13-16 year olds at Nescot in Ewell, near Epsom. The Academies are fun and instructive Saturday courses that last four weeks. They start at 10am and finish at 1pm on consecutive Saturdays.

Our Academies cost £95.00 for all four Saturdays. Click on the subject below for full details and booking.

All our Academies lead up to a final project. You’ll be taught by our expert staff using the latest technologies and resources and you’ll be producing work that you can take away with you. As well as being enjoyable you’ll also learn new skills that will help towards your education or career choices.

If you have an EHCP or any other special requirements please contact Lynn Simmons lsimmons@nescot.ac.uk  before booking.

 

Refunds Policy

Please note that as our academies are in high demand we do not issue refunds once a course is booked. We are happy, however, to allow a student name change on the booking should a friend/relative wish to take the place instead or, in exceptional circumstances, we can transfer the place to the next round of Saturday Academies.

 

Animal Management (1)

Beauty (1)

 

Carpentry + Joinery (1)

Chef Academy (1)

 

Film Making (1)

Media Make Up (1)

 

Care & Early Years (1)

Animation Skills (1)

 

Music Production (1)

Travel & Tourism (1)



Chartered Accountancy Apprenticeship with National Audit Office

These days there are several routes into the professional workplace and whilst university is still a popular route, apprenticeships are becoming more prevalent amongst students.

University is not right for everyone, and apprenticeships are a great way to earn a salary and gain a professional qualification combined with real work experience.

With that in mind, have you heard about the fantastic Apprentice Accountancy Scheme with the National Audit Office (NAO) based in London and Newcastle?

 

Click here to apply

 

The NAO has a unique position, and their work is highly influential. Totally and distinctively independent, they scrutinise public spending for Parliament and investigate major government projects and programmes. That means they work for, and for the good of, everyone in the country. Their people have a great reputation among their clients, Parliament, other international audit institutions and the wider accountancy profession.

For your child, this means challenging and varied work that makes a visible impact and has real value for the nation. A career at the NAO will equip your child with the skills they need for an impactful and rewarding career.

Why they should apply...

  • Achieve a fully funded ACA qualification, setting them up with the expertise and knowledge they need for a successful career
  • Have a nationwide influence as they work on key financial audits that support the improvements to vital public services
  • Gain skills such as teamwork, critical/analytical thinking, communication, and leadership
  • Earn while they learn – no student debt! Enjoy a competitive salary and other brilliant benefits

If they’re looking for a career where they can make a difference, the NAO is for them. If they’re ready to begin their journey with the NAO, direct them to the apply button above. Hurry though, the deadline is 27th March 2023 (23:59).


 

 

 

Insight Webinars for students, parents and career leaders!

We are hosting webinars with Zurich Insurance and EDF Energy. Find out more and sign up through the links below.

 

 


 

 

 

Explore opportunities with bp
Location: Nationwide
Deadline: Ongoing
Latest opportunities: Business, Product Design, Data Scientist, Enterprise Technology and Marketing apprenticeships

 

 

 

 

Explore opportunities with EDF Energy
Location: Bridgewater, Gloucester
Latest opportunities: Radiation Protection, Maintenance and Operations, Nuclear Engineering, Chemistry, Project Controls, DevOps and Business apprenticeships

 

Explore opportunities with PwC
Location: Nationwide
Latest opportunities: Multiple School Leaver and Work Experience opportunities

 

 

 

VWG Apprenticeships
Location: Nationwide
Latest opportunities: Customer Service, Parts Sales Executive, Service Technician, Parts Assistant apprenticeships

 

 

 

Explore opportunities with Rolls-Royce
Location: Nationwide
Latest opportunities: Engineering, Manufacturing, Software Engineering, Digital & IT, Electrical & Electronics, Supply Chain, Nuclear Engineering, Finance, Project Management, Commercial, Materials Engineering, Non-Destructive Testing, Nuclear Business, Aerospace Services, Marketing, Quality Management apprenticeships


 

 

Apprenticeships with the Met Police
Become a Police Constable through the 
Metropolitan Police Apprenticeship Programme

 

Amazing Apprenticeships has launched a series of new and exciting resources showcasing the brilliant police constable apprenticeship opportunities available with the Metropolitan Police.

As one of the UK’s biggest police services, the Met are looking for individuals with the right values and who want to make a positive difference to join as a Police Constable through its exciting apprenticeship programme. Working with the Met is a rewarding career like no other.

Those who join the Met’s Police Constable Apprenticeship Programme will:

  • Make a real difference to the lives of people every day
  • Be a paid police officer from day one with a full range of support
  • Earn a starting salary of c.£33,500 with generous allowances
  • Gain a fully funded BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional Policing on completion of the 3 year apprenticeship programme
  • Have a range of opportunities open to them to progress their career in exciting roles that are hugely varied day to day

 

A new film
Watch our inspirational 5-minute film to learn about the experiences of Police Constables, Akeem, Olivia and Gagandeep.

 

 

WATCH NOW

 

 

Visit our website
Keep up to date with the latest information regarding the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship and other gateway programmes into the Met by visiting our website. Here you can access the links to our upcoming webinar, find resources and information about the degree apprenticeship programme and hear from other apprentices about their experiences.  

 

VISIT THE WEBSITE

 


 

Whether you are looking for a technical or a professional role, take that first step onto your career ladder at Jisc.

Jisc is the UK's digital, data, and technology agency focused on tertiary education, research, and innovation. We're on a mission to improve lives through the digital transformation of education and research and innovation. That's why we exist. It's what drives us everyday. 

Earn while you learn with our professional and technology apprenticeships between one and four years. Explore opportunities in ICT, legal, finance, project management and service delivery.

 

Find an more

 

We are a not-for-profit organisation and believe education and research improves lives and that technology improves education and research. 

Our culture is one of lifelong learning and if you join our team, you'll be part of a supportive working environment where everyone's voice is heard. We'll help you carve a meaningful career where you can try new things, collect new skills and keep us at the cutting-edge.

We're a tech company, but our graduate and apprenticeship schemes are broad and varied. We offer professional and technology apprenticeships between one and four years in length. You can study for qualifications from level 3 (the equivalent to an A-Level) to level 6 (the equivalent to a degree) from marketing, IT, procurement and law. 

We want to hear from you, no matter what your journey has been like up until this point. Your ambition is our future and we can't wait to see you grow. 

 

Find an more

 

 

You can now access our free Army assembly

In case you missed it, our Army live assembly on 17th January, that was live streamed by thousands of viewers across the UK, is now available to watch for free whenever you want.

Centred around the theme of ‘Developing character for the future’, our panel of Junior Soldiers Coombes and Reid, Private Nash and LCoH Flanagan discussed the core skills they have learned at the Army Foundation College Harrogate and how their character has changed. They also busted some common Army myths and answered a range of interesting questions from the audience both online and in person.

How to access the assembly

The assembly is available to watch here

You can also still ask questions on the live chat feature

Why not try our assembly resource with your students?

 

Want to know more about Army careers?

Discover how your students can gain an experience like no other for 16 & 17 year olds starting their careers in the British Army at AFC Harrogate.

An Army Office Scholarship Scheme can provide sponsorship through sixth form or university, before joining the Army in a leadership role.

The Army Officer Internship offers the chance for students aged 17 years 9 months and older to experience the role for 6 to 18-months before, during or after university. Gain unrivalled insight into the life of an Army Officer, with plenty of support from our team.

Check out our BASE (British Army Supporting Education) Facebook page to keep up to date with further educational news from us here.

 


 

Know any exceptional STEM students looking to accelerate their career with an apprenticeship? We are welcoming applications from curious, creative and bright minds to join us in September 2023 for the start of an exciting journey of creating the next generation of luxury, sustainable cars.

Applications are open for:

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship (Manufacturing or Automotive)
  • Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 6 Applied Professional Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Programme
  • Level 6 Supply Chain and Logistics Degree Apprenticeship

Find out more about each of our apprenticeship programmes below.

 

 

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship (Manufacturing or Automotive)

Students can broaden their mind with brand new concepts at college and put them into action here at Jaguar Land Rover. One day, they'll be learning about the latest technologies in their field, and the next they'll be actually interacting with them - propelling their experiences beyond other people their age.

There are four opportunities to choose from within our Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship:

 

 

 

Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship

As well as working in key teams within our Product Engineering and Digital functions, your students will study for a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions (DTS) with the highly-respected University of Warwick (Warwick Manufacturing Group).

There are four different pathways to choose within our Digital and Technology Solutions apprenticeship:

 

 

 

Level 6 Applied Professional Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Programme

As well as working on ground-breaking projects, alongside expert minds, your students will study for a BEng (Hons) Applied Professional Engineering Programme at the prestigious University of Warwick (Warwick Manufacturing Group).

There are four different pathways to choose within this apprenticeship:

 

 

 

Level 6 Supply Chain and Logistics Degree Apprenticeship

As well as working in key teams within Supply Chain and Logistics, your students will study for a BSc in Supply Chain Management (Professional Practice) with Aston University, Birmingham which has been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellent Framework and delivers a leading Supply Chain degree course.

 

 

 

Drop-in events with Jaguar Land Rover

Are you a careers leader, teacher or educator? Would you like to find out more about the apprenticeship opportunities available at Jaguar Land Rover? Join us for our morning drop-in events.

Are you a Year 11 or a Year 13 student? Are you currently considering an apprenticeship? Do you want to know what it is like to be an apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover? Drop into our ‘Inspire Me’ afternoons to find out more about our apprenticeship opportunities.

Apprenticeships at Jaguar Land Rover. Be the future of movement.


 

 

 

 

Insight Webinars for students, parents and career leaders!

We are hosting webinars with National Audit Office, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, EDF Energy, Google, Zurich Insurance and Deloitte. Find out more and sign up through the links below.

 

 


 

At KPMG, we’ve got exciting and rewarding Apprenticeship opportunities in Audit, Consulting, KPMG Business Services, Tax & Law and Technology. And we need your help to spread the word.

 

Our nationwide apprenticeships offer the chance to do work that makes a positive difference for organisations, people and communities.  At KPMG, we use our insights, ideas and innovative technologies to deliver impactful solutions. We help transform businesses, develop trust and confidence in markets, and build stronger, fairer communities.

 

Our Apprentices gain qualifications – including degrees - and work experience that gives them the opportunity to grow, feed their curiosity and gain skills that will last them a lifetime.

 

We want people from every walk of life, to join and build a career with us. Our supportive teams consist of inspiring and diverse colleagues, and we offer a competitive salary and broad range of employee benefits too.

 

To discover more about our Apprenticeship and work experience opportunities, please encourage your students to visit our Careers portal at: kpmgcareers.co.uk/apprentice

HSBC, a world leading investment bank, offers sixth form students a Summer Work Experience. The programme provides opportunities to gain some hands-on experience, develop knowledge of banking and financial services, and explore the careers available at HSBC in the UK. Please encourage your students to find out more and apply here.

 

Programme dates:

Week A: 10th-15th July 2023

Week B: 7th-11th August 2023

 

Please ask your students to mention that they heard about this amazing opportunity through Career Compass to increase their chances of being accepted onto the programme. I would be more than happy to help them with their application to increase their chances of securing a spot.



We have partnered with Kaplan, a leader in providing training in accountancy and financial services, to deliver an Apprenticeships Overview Webinar. 

 

The workshop will help your students, who are considering an apprenticeship, to understand what benefits it brings compared to an university degree and learn whether this is the right path for them. They will discover how apprenticeships are organised and run and where they can apply for one.

 

Please encourage your students to sign up HERE. Spaces are limited. 


 

Law & Finance Career Opportunities for Ages 12-18

 

At UCL or Live Online

 

 

View & Register: Ages 15-18

 

View & Register: Ages 12-14

 

Law & Finance Summer Experiences 

in London

 

Summer Career Experiences

 

For the ultimate experience in Law & Finance-related careers, students should register for our Summer Experiences in London:

 

- Argue a case in the Supreme Court
- Trade the stock market in a skyscraper
- Learn about human rights at Amnesty International
- 'Model UN' alongside Foreign Office staff

 

We are now more than 50% full for these so we would recommend booking your place as soon as possible.

 

View & Register: Ages 15-18

 

View & Register: Ages 12-14

 



Discover why an apprenticeship could be the right path for your students and hear why Amazon may have the apprenticeship route they are looking for 🙌

The webinar will include:

👉 An introduction to NGTU and Amazon

👉 Why an apprenticeship may be right for you

👉 Information on Amazon 2023 Apprentice programmes including -  Digital and Creative, Sales and Marketing, Operations, Engineering, Technology and Business

👉 Access to tools and tips to help you select the right scheme for you

👉 Information on how to succeed in your application

👉 A panel discussion with Amazon apprentices

👉 Q&A

You don’t want to miss this one… sign up now to register for the webinar.

 



Help your students embrace the opportunity to launch their future career

 

We’re a skilled, collaborative, and increasingly diverse community of over 90,000 people in over 40 countries, creating some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace, marine, land and security solutions. And like you, we're passionate about helping young people embrace STEM subjects and discover careers in engineering and technology.

 

Together we can inspire bright minds from all backgrounds to access opportunities in our industry.

 

We know apprentices are our future, so we invest in theirs. We recognise the vital part they play in our success, so they’ll be encouraged to bring their unique perspective and showcase their ideas right from the start.

 

Why BAE Systems?

 

  • We’re ranked an outstanding provider by Ofsted
  • 9th in the Department of Education’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers, 2022
  • 3rd in RateMyApprenticeships Top 100 Employers 2021-2022, Engineering/Manufacturing

 

But don’t just take our word for it, hear from some of our past and present apprentices who have embraced the opportunity to build a better tomorrow.

 

Everyone’s welcome. We’re committed to recruiting the best and most diverse talent to our team, bringing their unique insights and perspectives to build a better tomorrow.


Join us - this is a place where you can make a real difference. We look forward to receiving your application very soon – and good luck!


 


 

As your students start to think about their future careers, they might not be sure

what path is right for them. Should they start their career or go to uni? Perhaps

they want a combination of both? Here at PwC, we offer a variety of professional

opportunities for students straight out of school.

Opportunities at PwC

Flying Start degree programmes

Our Flying Start degree programmes offer students the chance to earn a salary and fast-track their career while gaining a degree in Accounting or Technology at the same time. Whichever programme they choose, they’ll work on a range of projects in a culture that embraces difference and encourages them to think imaginatively. Remember to encourage your students to apply before the UCAS deadline on 25 January.

School and College Leaver opportunities

Our full-time School and College Leaver programmes are designed to help students develop their business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications. They’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress their career.

Opportunities at PwC

Learn through experience. Find the skills you’ll use to solve challenges today and tomorrow.


At Escape Studios, we're thrilled to announce we have three brand-new undergraduate degrees for a September 2023 start:

With these courses, art meets technology, supporting the growing industry demand for technical skills. Applications are now open via UCAS.

Keen to find out more? Get in touch to speak to one of our tutors or applicant advisors. 


 

 

 

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​HSBC Festive Newsletter!

As we enter 2023, you may be setting new goals and aspirations for the year ahead. Perhaps you will be looking for a work experience placement for next year, or looking to further develop your skills.

HSBC Work Experience Programme 2023

Our Work Experience Programme is going live for applications on 23rd January 2023!

If you are looking for a week’s work experience during the Summer, where you can meet HSBC colleagues, find out more about our different business areas, develop your skills and attend 2 physical placement days, the HSBC Work Experience could be for you.  To find out more and to apply, please visit:

UK Work Experience Programme | HSBC Holdings plc

For any questions please contact work.experience.team@hsbc.com

HSBC 12 Days of Winter Work skills

Attached to this email you will find 12 Days of Winter Work Skills.

These are some of the skills that employers are looking for in their applicants.

You may wish to spend time over this festive period by implementing some of the hints and tips given in our Winter Work Skills document.

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 Kick-start your career with a Network Rail Apprenticeship!


About the roles

Roles available: Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship, Level 6 IT and Business Services Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship Scheme

Locations: 

Engineering - Reading, Romford, Shenfield, Shipley, Shrewsbury, Slough, Westbourne Park, West Ealing, Stratford, Swindon, Cornwall, Wakefield, Bristol, York, Ely, Llandudno, Lowerstoft, Exeter, Norwich, Pitsea, Port Talbot, Paddington, Mirfield, Newport, Westbury, Machynlleth, Gloucester, Hereford, Hull, Knottingley, Leeds, Liverpool, Ipswich, Cambridge, Bletchley, Cheshunt, Colchester

IT and Business services - Milton Keynes

Entry requirements: 

Engineering - You’ll need at least GCSEs in English Language and Science at Grades 9 – 4, Maths at Grade 9 – 5, and one other subject at Grades 9 – 4. Or you’ll hold an NVQ or BTEC Level 2 or above in an Engineering subject or equivalents.

IT and Business Services - You’ll need to have achieved 5 GCSEs Grade 9-5 (including Mathematics and English) and 3 A Levels which should include 1 STEM subject. (BCC or 104 UCAS points equivalent). BTEC equivalent qualifications at Distinction* are also acceptable. General Studies A Level is not accepted for this opportunity.

 



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Welcome to our Virtual Events

 

 

Our Autumn virtual events series is now live! Join us at one of our different types of event to find out more about Deloitte, your future options after GCSEs or A Levels and what’s right for you.

 

 

Explore the events

 

 

Your Choice of Virtual Events

This year we are running 4 different types of events! All events are open to anyone; whether you're currently at school thinking about what next, recently finished school or a parent, teacher or careers advisor - everyone is welcome to join. All events are focused on helping you learn more about your career options.

 

Deloitte: Upskill Live - These interactive Skills Workshops will introduce you to key skills you'll need in the working world and help you feel confident going into the assessment process.

Deloitte: Your Opportunities - Each week we'll explore a new area of Deloitte, from business areas to office locations to student programmes. Deloitte representatives will be on hand to chat about their career journeys and roles.

 

Meet Deloitte - In these sessions you'll hear directly from our people, which will give you a greater knowledge and understanding of a career at Deloitte. 

Deloitte Upskill: On Demand - A range of skill-focused sessions that are available to watch today. From presentation skills to time management, these will help you achieve a career with meaning and boost your personal and professional growth.

 

 

 

Explore and sign up to events

 

We look forward to seeing you there,

Deloitte Early Careers Team

 


 


PwC Flying Start degree programmes offer you the chance to go to university and start your career at the same time. You can join us in Accounting, Business Management or Technology, where you can earn a salary and fast-track your career while studying for your chosen subject.
 
Studying at university you’ll get to experience the full-time student lifestyle but with integrated paid placements at PwC, meaning you’ll have some money to enjoy it too. You’ll gain a degree, and hopefully impress us enough to secure a graduate job with us after you graduate.

To find out more please visit the website, or you can apply here.

 


 

 


 


Year 8 sons to work day

On Tuesday 21st June 2022 year 8 had the opportunity to take part in Take your Sons to work day. A chance to experience the world of work and shadow a family member in the role they do. 35 students were in school on that day and participated in a careers booklet of activities, a sports session and a live volcano experience courtesy of Mr Stansbridge which saw the students making important decisions on saving the town from epic disaster.

122 students were out on placements which included-

grand estates
credit Suisse
 
Evolutions
prestige food and wine delivery
 
DMS Engineering maintenance ltd
argents.hays specialist
 
infopro digital
the white house nursing home
figment productions
wates
Trustford
accent catering services ltd
Cbre
life partnership
adept field solutions ltd
specsavers
 
r dryden electrics
vyton ltd
 
thomas more catholic school
martin and wheatley
 
accountancy and taxation services
river and mercantile asset management
 
royal star and garter
 
protec fired detection plc
 
dyptique p-aris
 
Asda
 
springfield university hospital
 

2023 dates- Tuesday 20th June- more information to follow.


Year 12 careers cafes

On Monday 4th July 2022 John Harris (Deputy Head of Science, Engineering and Technology at Kingston College who leads L4 and L5 courses in engineering and Schools Partnership Co-Ordinator Richard Fisher from Kingston College and Gareth Burden from National grid came to do our first careers café.

The premise being a relaxed opportunity to hear about sectors of industry and for students to be able to ask questions.

Those that attended found it interesting, but I think the turnout didn’t make for a great start.  Rolling these out next academic years they will be open to years 11,12 and 13 and run once a term.

On Thursday 7th July we had David Anstee (Family Law Solicitor at KWW Solicitors)
Susie Burley (Future Family Law Barrister) come to talk to students about legal careers and Vera Bermingham, speak about admissions hints and tips and what applicants should think about.
Feedback was positive from both and would love to run these sessions again for a wider audience. 

Student feedback included:

  • More research into my career
  • Look into volunteering and research projects more in preparation for my UCAS application.


What areas of industry would you like to have a cafe session on?

  • Maths and Computer Science
  • Apprenticeship
  • Biology/science

Dates for 2022/23 to be confirmed soon- programme for the year will appear here. 


NCS Summer Adventures

See Mrs Stansbridge for more information.

https://wearencs.com/


National University Week

https://nationaluniversityweek.co.uk/events/


Skills London 2022

https://www.londonfirst.co.uk/skillslondon/home

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/skills-london-2022-individual-family-registration-tickets-260145089967


2022 Step In, Step Up - An Insight Into Technology

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