Work Experience Opportunities
Speakers for Schools
Speakers for School believe every young person should have the opportunity to succeed and reach their potential. If you attend a UK state secondary school or college they can help you find your feet by providing free practical learning opportunities and experiences across their range of programmes where you can expand your knowledge, develop your skills, meet employers, take part in volunteering activities and explore as many different career options and industries as you like.
See the documents below for some exciting opportunities offered by Speakers for Schools.
The Experience Programme
The mission is to give all young people access to the top. By connecting their national network of schools with industry leading employers, Speakers for Schools open young people’s eyes to the possibilities ahead of them.
The programme is run through a simple, safe-guarded portal, giving students access to opportunities, schools an easy way to manage their work experience and employers the chance to diversify their early talent pipelines and meet their social mobility goals.
Visit their website for more information: https://www.speakersforschools.org/experience-2/
Virtual Work Experience
Gain experience with the top employers in the UK. Free and live programmes in the most sought after industries.
Visit their website for more information: https://www.springpod.co.uk/virtual-work-experience
Career Opportunities for ages 12 to 18
Live and interactive career masteclasses at UCL or online
November and December 2022
We are delighted to share with you our autumn term career opportunities, which are available in 19 cutting-edge industries. Students will learn directly from some of the world's best professionals - doctors, lawyers, engineers, investment bankers and more - through a series of live, interactive simulations which provide tailor-made professional experience to ages 12-18.
All programmes take place on Sundays at UCL; students can also attend live online if they prefer. We expect to be fully-booked for our most popular programmes by 30th September so students should register as soon as possible.
Summer Career Experiences in London
Students can register now for our Summer Experiences in London. These flagship programmes offer the ultimate, 360-degree experience of professional life for ages 12-18. Over 2,700 students attended our Summer Experiences in 2022. 94% of students said they would recommend it to a friend.
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