Virtual Work Experience Opportunities
Pupils must register for the Speakers for Schools Experience to have access to a wide range of virtual work experience opportunities: https://www.s4snextgen.org/students/Take-Part?id=0&id3=0
|Application Closing Date
|Rapp Virtual Design Insight Session
|Our Insight Session is designed to introduce you to our world with a key focus on our functions within the Design department. You’ll hear about what a typical day in the life of involves and some hints and tips about how you can kick start a career in advertising and marketing within a Design Team.
|Ulster University -Embracing Talent
|Delivered over three hours, it provides participants with an opportunity to develop a range of skills needed for the workplace or preparing for HE/FE. Upon completion you will be awarded an Ulster University Certificate of Completion.
|Jacobs: Exploring the world of Engineering
|25 – 29 October
|You will take part in practical tasks to help you understand 8 different areas of engineering, from nuclear engineering with NASA projects to designing a factory from the ground up! 10am – 3pm each day
|Ascential: Creative Content and Marketing
|This virtual event will be held for 90 mins from 16:00 to 17:30 and is designed to give students an insight into Ascential`s global marketing brands and the many facets of a career in marketing. This event will consist of a series of sessions, including an introduction to marketing, panel discussions with experts across Ascential marketing brands, and practical career advice.
|3C Building Control
|You will discover how Building Control interacts with other service areas within local authorities and wider construction industry. Expect to hear stories about the types of things you can expect to see on site and there will be plenty of opportunities to ask lots of questions! This session runs between 1pm-3pm and is for students who are interested in learning more about how to start a career in Building Control. No previous experience working in the construction is required!
|Reach PLC – Working in Media and Journalism
|26 -27 October
|This is open to students from 14 to 16, with an interest in storytelling; whether that’s through the written word, images, video or animation. The programme will run 10am – 3pm.
|Tetra Tech – Insight into Engineering
|26 – 28 October
|Tetra Tech Europe is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. Our multidisciplinary teams work with clients to find solutions across a wide range of sectors: Property and residential, Defence, Transport, Water
|RLB- Project Management, Building Surveying and Quantity Surveying
|Students will have an immersive insight in to various roles and more specifically will be involved in undertaking roles in project management, building surveying and quantity surveying. What are the key skills you need to be successful in undertaking a career in these roles? How does these roles fit in to the wider construction industry? Are you a creative, logical thinker and problem solver? Are you passionate about the environment, sustainability and use of materials? This insight day will give you a greater overview and immersive insight into the industry.
|Looking for a career where you can help save and improve people’s lives? Where every day is different, and you start on a competitive salary with huge potential for personal and professional growth? Let us show you what a career in nursing can offer and introduce you to the faces behind the masks.
Pupils must register to have access to a wide range of virtual work experience opportunities: https://space.springpod.com/sign-up
Fits into your schedule – Complete all work and assignments at times that are suitable to you.
|Application Closing Date
|TV & Film
|Kickstart your career in TV & Film today. Gain the skills and insight you’ll need by completing our virtual work experience programme. Get a clear understanding of what working in the industry will actually look like, complete real work and assignments and interact with industry professionals during live webinar sessions. Complete all work and assignments at times that are suitable to you.
|You’ll delve into design, engineering, construction, project management, and much more. You’ll also cover sustainability and social value, as well as their ‘back office’ roles in HR, Legal and Finance. Throughout, you’ll deepen your learning with quizzes, activities and webinars with professionals. Complete all work and assignments at times that are suitable to you.
|Finance & Accountancy
|You’ll learn about a range of financial services sectors including accountancy, banking and insurance. You’ll meet, and have the chance to question and interact with, professionals from each of these key sectors. You’ll learn about the day-to-day lives of these professionals as well as the pathways they took to their current roles. Finally, you’ll complete work and assignments which will help you gain a broad understanding of the finance industry. The virtual work experience programme involves around 10 hours of activity. You can complete the work over 2 weeks, meaning you can fit it around your schedule.
|On this two-week virtual work experience programme, you’ll be introduced to the world of engineering and technology and learn about how Siemens is paving the way towards a more sustainable future. During this programme, you will meet with Siemens experts to explore the core focusses of the business, such as digitalisation, climate action, smart infrastructure and diversity and inclusion. You’ll also be able to discover the variety of roles across the company.
|Kickstart your career in dentistry today. Gain the skills and insight you’ll need by completing our virtual work experience programme. Get a clear understanding of what working in the industry will actually look like, complete real work and assignments and interact with industry professionals during live webinar sessions.
|Kickstart your career in Business Management today. Gain the skills and insight you’ll need by completing our virtual work experience programme. Get a clear understanding of what working in the industry will actually look like, complete real work and assignments and interact with industry professionals during live webinar sessions.
|The veterinary industry is one of the most rewarding fields to work in, centring around the diagnosis and treatment of all animals from household pets to wild roaming species. It’s a fascinating industry that can open a lot of doors and even lead to setting up your own veterinary practice. That’s why this virtual work experience programme will leave no stone unturned. From understanding how to get started in the industry to discovering the range of skills required, you’ll learn a whole range of crucial topics you’ll need for your career.
|The politics industry is one of the most important fields in the world, where decisions are made that govern how we live. It’s a fascinating industry that can open a lot of doors and lead to becoming a political advisor or running for parliament, but also roles in other areas including business and public affairs. That’s why this virtual work experience programme will leave no stone unturned. From discovering more about how to begin your career in politics to understanding more about what’s required to progress to senior positions, you’ll learn a whole range of crucial topics and skills that you’ll need for your career.
|You will cover the following areas: Introduction to Teaching as an industry. Planning – including aims & objectives, differentiation, learning styles, special needs and lesson planning. Lesson Delivery – including confidence & intonation, using interactive technology, eliminating distractions and behaviour management. Grading & Attainment – including why we grade work, measuring attainment, using a rubric and positive reinforcement. Safeguarding – including what safeguarding is, the 6 principles of safeguarding, safeguarding children, reporting a safeguarding issue and bullying.
|You will cover the following areas: Introduction to Law as an industry Legal Research – including what legal research is, the purpose of legal research, the types of Legal Research and an overview of the legal research process. Advocacy & Client Communication – including why client communication is so important, tools for effective client communication, why becoming a good advocate is so important, tools for effective advocacy, best practices, communication security & ethics and considering the whole client journey. Contractual Interpretation – including the main principles of contractual interpretation, orders of precedence or priority clauses and condition precedents. Legal Analysis & Drafting – including what legal analysis & drafting is, why legal drafting is important, what the role is of legal language in law and examples of pleading.
|The psychology industry is one of the most interesting fields in the world, where you can have a real impact on people’s lives. Pursuing a career within the industry can open a lot of doors and lead to roles such as Counsellor, Forensic Psychologist and Psychotherapist. That’s why this virtual work experience programme will leave no stone unturned. From research methods to mental illness, you’ll cover a whole range of crucial topics and skills that you’ll need during your career.