Work experience

These are the employers offering science work experience

Whether you’re sure you want to be an astronomer or you’re thinking you might make a brilliant biologist, getting yourself some science work experience is a must. Work experience lets you...  

Why you should do finance work experience—and where to find it

Finance work experience lets you see what it might be like to have a career in finance, banking or accounting. You’ll develop transferable skills, and get a feel for the industry and the roles available....  

Everything you need to know about healthcare work experience

Healthcare work experience is crucial if you’d like to work in medicine or healthcare. However, getting GP clinic or hospital work experience is also extremely valuable for other job roles too, as...  

How to find media work experience

Whether it’s through the news, film, YouTube, a podcast or even the good old radio, the media touches all of our lives almost every day. Jobs are highly competitive and many media professionals have...  

Video: Work Experience: A Parent's Guide

Parents: for a quick guide to work experience and how it can benefit your child, take a look at this video. Teachers/careers advisors: if you're looking for a quick and simple explanation of the value...  

Everything you need to know about insight days

Insight days let you spend a day at a business, networking and hearing from staff what their jobs are like. Sound nerve-racking? Well, with our guide to insight days, you’ll learn why these experiences...  

Work shadowing: Why you should be doing it now

Work shadowing is your chance to spend a few days with a pro, giving you a glimpse into their job role without the commitment of a full-on work experience placement. It’s a quick way to narrow down...  

How to use your summer to boost your job prospects

Whether you’re finishing exams or just coming to the end of another school year, you’re probably starting to wonder what to do in the summer holidays. First and foremost, you should reward all...  

What is a Work Placement?

A work placement is a period of supervised work, where you’ll have the opportunity to experience working in a specific role with a company. A common problem for school leavers and university...  

Work Experience Ideas

If you're in Year 10 at school and you're reading this post, then you're probably about to start looking for work experience ideas. Doing a work experience placement is a great way to find out whether...  

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