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SPEAKERS FOR SCHOOL – GREAT GREEN SKILLS VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES

01 March 2021  |  G Denison

Speakers for Schools is now working with top UK employers on a Green Skills work experience week that offers our students meaningful virtual work experience opportunities that will provide them with insight into skills needed in the green economy and career pathways in these organisations. There are many opportunities for Year and 12 students and the application deadlines range from 3rd -15th March so students should apply as soon as possible to have the best chance of success. For a full list of placements sign in HERE to search and apply.

Miss Cox, Lead for Personal Development, said: “It is a difficult time for students to gain work experience, however, if they take up an online opportunity it will help to build skills and enhance applications for further education, higher education and apprenticeships.”

The opportunities include:

Anglian Water ‘App in a Day’ Insight Day:

  • Date: 7 April 2021.
  • Eligibility: Year 10 students interested in a career in creative design, IT and innovation.
  • Application Deadline: 8 March 2021
  • Further details HERE

Engineering Green Skills Insight Day – Sir Robert McAlpine

  • Date: 9 April 2021
  • Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in sustainability and the engineering sector.
  • Application Deadline: 12 March 2021
  • Further details HERE

Architecture + Design Work Placement – Carmody Groarke

  • Dates: 12 – 16 April 2021
  • Eligibility: 16 -19 year olds who are keen to gain insight into architecture and design.
  • Application Deadline: 12March 2021
  • Further details HERE

Green Careers in the Build Environment – Morgan Sindall

  • Dates: 6 – 9 April 2021, 9.30am – 5pm.
  • Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in environmentally friendly engineering.
  • Application Deadline: 15March 2021
  • Further details HERE

Build Yourself with Wates – Sustainability Insight Day

  • Date: 6 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.
  • Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in engineering and sustainability.
  • Application Deadline: 6March 2021
  • Further details HERE

Santander and sustainability

  • Date: 8 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.
  • Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in financial inclusion and the environment.
  • Application Deadline: 8March 2021
  • Further details HERE

Being Green Insight Day – Thames Water

  • Date: 7 April 2021, 10am – 1pm.
  • Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in financial inclusion and the environment.
  • Application Deadline: 7March 2021
  • Further details HERE

Sustainability and achieving Net-Zero by 2030 with SSE

  • Date: 6 April 2021.
  • Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in sustainability and city planning.
  • Application Deadline: 6March 2021
  • Further details HERE

Green Skills with GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)

  • Date: 7 April 2021, 10am – 1pm.
  • Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in climate change and the railway industry.
  • Application Deadline: 6March 2021
  • Further details HERE

 

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