Careers Insights & Opportunities

Below you will find all the latest information about careers or training programmes that are available in our local area and beyond. Please check back to this page regularly as it will be updated with all the latest information as we receive them. There really are some fantastic and exciting opportunities here so be make sure you check them out!


Interested in any of the events on this page? Send us a message and the Sixth Form Pastoral staff will help you make it happen.

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Upcoming Virtual Events:

Government Economic Service Degree Level Apprenticeships – 15th – 19th February 2021

Work Experience Week – Nursing – 15th – 19th February 2021

NHS Meet the people behind the masks: North East. – 26th January 2021

Speakers for Schools Seminars starting 11th January 2021

New Virtual Work Experience Opportunities:

• The Government Economic Service Degree Level Apprenticeship

Work Experience with a range of businesses including sector-leading giants Accenture and Euromoney as well as a variety of education management and charity placements at Teach First and Child Poverty Action, to provide week-long virtual work experiences,  over February half-term (15 – 19 February 2021). The deadline is midnight on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 5.00 pm.

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• Speakers for School – Work Experience

Register / sign up here for latest opportunities, including:

Corporate Strategy & Corporate Finance Virtual Work Experience

Dates: 9th  February 2021.

Eligibility: 18 – 19 year olds interested in management consultancy and investment banking.

Application Deadline: 11th January 2021

 

VWEX with a social enterprise set-up to empower young people

Dates: 15th  – 19th  February 2021.

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in learning how to use their voice to create change.

Application Deadline: 15th January 2021

 

Build Yourself with Wates VWEX

Dates: 15th  – 19th February 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to find out more about a career in construction, development, and property services.

Application Deadline: 15th January 2021

 

Willmott Dixon Management Careers VWEX- Future Leaders Wanted

Dates: 15th  – 19th  February 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in management careers in construction.

Application Deadline: 15th January 2021

Govia Thameslink Railway – Insight Day

Date: 17th February 2021. Sessions will run from 10:00 – 15:00

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in management and the diverse careers in the railway sector.

Application Deadline: 17th  January 2021


• Work Experience Week – Nursing – 15th – 19th February 2021

·  Age: 16+

· Application Deadline: 25th January 2021

Please encourage your students to apply as soon as possible to have the best chance of success. Opportunities may close early if many applications are received.

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


 • NHS Meet the people behind the masks: North East. – 26th January 2021

· Age: 14+

· Application Deadline: 17th December 2020

Please encourage your students to apply as soon as possible to have the best chance of success. Opportunities may close early if many applications are received.

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


• Smart Futures

Smart Futures are now accepting applications for 2021. Smart Futures is a ten-month programme which starts with paid work experience and employability skills training in school holiday periods.  A mentor will support you throughout the programme to advise you on one of the biggest career choices you will make — the first step in your working life. You will be invited to a series of alumni events throughout your final year at school or college. You will learn about different industries and receive opportunities to practice your networking skills. You will gain a wide variety of transferable skills to give you a head start in your career. Smart Futures is formally recognised and approved by the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Places are allocated on a first come first served basis – sign up fast!