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Work experience

Are you aged 14-25 and looking for an opportunity to take your first step into the workplace?

If so our work experience programme may be right for you. You can take part in either a one or two week placement or attend one of our open days.

Work experience placements

Our work experience programme provides the opportunity to experience one or two weeks working within a real business environment and to become more aware of employment opportunities. As an accredited programme, all participants will receive an accredited certificate of training upon successful completion.

We offer work experience placements in the following areas at our UK offices:

London

  • Business & Administration
  • Catering
  • Corporate Relations
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • HR
  • IT
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Portfolio
  • Publishing
  • UK Sales & Customer Service

Wakefield

  • Business & Administration
  • Customer Service

Oxford

  • Finance
  • Project Management

Brighton

  • Content Development
  • Content Writing
  • Content Development
  • Graphics

For more information email workexperience@cityandguilds.com.

Work experience open days

work experience open dayOur work experience open days can give you the opportunity to experience the world of work and support you in making the crucial transition from the classroom to the workplace.

This full day session will provide you with an insight into what the world of work is really like. Your experience will include a number of talks from current employees who are all in different stages of their careers from apprentices to senior board directors.

What to expect on the day:

  • Brushing up on your interview techniques
  • Speaking to Senior Board Directors about their career journeys
  • Creating your personal brand on social media
  • Finding out about all of the career paths available to you
  • Free goodie bag to take away
  • Two-week paid work experience placement up for grabs

For details about upcoming events, see our event page or email workexperience@cityandguilds.com.

You can also find out how to get the most of out your work experience placement.

 

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