For a complete list of upcoming opportunities, please click on the calendar image below and filter by CAREERS
Below are some opportunities which may interest you.
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SPEAKERS FOR SCHOOLS WORK EXPERIENCE
This is the perfect place to start your career journey! Explore the latest placements on offer and find the right fit for you. Speakers for Schools work with over 700 employers across a wide range of industries and update their page regularly to bring you the very best opportunities for virtual work experience as soon as they are listed.
Search for a specific employer or use the filters to help you find online placements based on your age or the industry you’re interested in. Then simply click on the ‘Read more’ button to see a more detailed overview and go through to our portal to apply.
These insights are completely free for students to attend and they can register via the Unifrog platform.
EXPLORE THE SUTTON TRUST'S SUMMER SCHOOLS
The Sutton Trust's Summer Schools programme offers over 40 different courses at 13 of the UK’s top universities. They’ve created an easy search tool to help you find a programme that’s right for you.
Do you want to try a new subject? Or do you want to check whether your current course choice is actually for you? Keen to visit a university or city you've never been to?
The Sutton Trust will cover the full costs of your travel, accommodation, food and activities at any partner university – not just one that’s local to where you live – so choose a Summer School based on your subject interests at a university you’d like to explore.
WHAT IS A NUFFIELD RESEARCH PLACEMENT?
This scheme is aimed at students who come from low income families, or don’t have a family history of going to university. Nuffield want more students from these backgrounds to apply, and can offer them financial support to do so.
Summer holidays after Year 12 (England, Wales & Northern Ireland) or S5 (Scotland).
4 - 6 weeks in total. This inc. independent study ahead of 2-3 weeks for the real-world placement collaboration activities.
A well-supervised but independent placement relating to an area of science, quantitative social science, computing, technology, engineering or maths - or a combination!
Students can take part in a placement at no cost. Travel costs are reimbursed and students may be eligible to receive a £200 bursary.
Placements take place in a variety of locations including offices, museums, research centres, laboratories or fieldwork settings*.
LIFE-CHANGING, IMMERSIVE CAREER EXPERIENCE PROGRAMMES
Students can now register for InvestIn's summer experience career opportunities, which are available in 20+ cutting-edge industries. Students can learn directly from some of the UK's best professionals - doctors, forensic scientists, architects, MPs, filmmakers, engineers and more - through a series of live, interactive simulations which provide tailor-made, professional experience to ages 12-18.
To save 10% on the cost, follow the link below to book, using the discount code: CHARTERS10
If your child is in receipt of any financial support, InvestIn also offer bursaries for eligible students to attend their live online programmes free of charge. For more information, please speak directly with our Careers Lead, who will be able to assist you further.