Virtual Work Experience 2022

Virtual Work Experience

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An exclusive event for school students to discover business careers and build their professional skills.

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We are excited to announce our Virtual Work Experience event, which will take place on Tuesday 12th July 2022.

An opportunity for school students to discover business careers and build their professional skills through this free Virtual Work Experience event.

The Catch 22 surrounding work experience can seem impossible to overcome. To get a job, you need experience, but to gain experience, you need a job. 

Our virtual work experience programme is here to help you break out of this loop by boosting your employability, building new skills, introducing you to new contacts and expanding your professional network. 

You will take part in activities designed to challenge, inspire and expand your knowledge. We will be joined by professionals representing various small, medium-sized and large organisations. They will share their own stories of breaking into the world of work, letting you in on secrets that helped them secure their first job or start a company. 

This is an exciting opportunity for you to boost the impact your CV will have on future employers. A FREE course tailored to help YOU land your first job, all from the comfort of your own home. Don't miss out...

What to expect?

  • Gain insights into the world of work from the comfort of your own home or watch the event with your peers at school.
  • Prepare yourself for a career and learn about essential skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the workplace.
  • Exciting opportunity for you to boost the impact your CV will have on future employers. 
  • Receive digital recognition for participation at the event and impress employers by listing a Virtual Work Experience ‘attendee badge’ on your LinkedIn or other online profile. 
  • Kick-start your professional network by making connections with guest speakers from industry. Gain support making the right academic choices for yourself.
  • Our programme is also aligned with Gatsby Benchmarks*; learning from career and labour market, linking curriculum learning to careers, encounters with employers and employees, virtual experiences of workplaces and encounters with further and higher education.  

*Gatsby Benchmark is a framework for delivering quality career guidance to schools and colleges, to support them in making informed decisions for their future. 

What’s more for me?

Gain a digital badge

Attendees joining the live event will receive a digital badge after the event. Your digital badge will be sent to the email you used to book your place. Badges will be sent within one week after the event. Unfortunately, we will not be providing badges to attendees watching the recording after the event. You have to be there!

Participate in a real-world challenge via Bubl

Bubl is a virtual work experience platform, designed to develop your skills, build your portfolio of experience to impress future employers. You will get the opportunity to participate in a real-world challenge.

Attendees participating in the challenge and completing a task via Bubl will receive a 'Participant Badge' in addition to the 'Attendee Badge'.

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Book your place

Simply fill in the form below to book your place on the Virtual Work Experience.

You'll receive more information about the event and schedule in the run up to the event.

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