Careers Education – Current Opportunities for Students
This page will be updated frequently with details of work experience, careers presentations and events as well as information and contacts from local and national employers.
Springpod is an excellent online resource to help students find virtual work experience programmes.
Completing some relevant work experience placements, while still at school, can offer a host of benefits that help students discover and get started in their future career faster.
Students can use SpringPod to browse a whole catalogue of virtual work experience placements, many running over the summer holidays and delivered by a range of well-known companies and professional bodies.
Click here to link to SpringPod and set up your free account.
You can use the map tool below to search for apprenticeship opportunities by location.
Alternatively, click here to visit the gov.uk apprenticeship site and search on apprenticeship category or level as well as location.
Plowman Craven have roles for Junior Surveyors/Survey Data Collectors available in their Property Management team.
The job specifications are below. For further information, please visit www.plowmancraven.co.uk
If you are interested in applying, please contact Rupee Dhoot, HR Manager on RDhoot@plowmancraven.co.uk
Hillier Hopkins -Watford.
Suitable for Year 13s, Hillier Hopkins, Chartered Accountants and Tax advisors, are offering a salaried 2 year programme resulting in a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Please click here for further information and to apply.
Global healthcare company GSK have a range of apprenticeships on offer locally for students who want to start their career and learn from industry experts from day one. As an apprentice at GSK you’ll benefit from early responsibility enabling you to reach your career goals whilst studying towards academic and industry accredited qualifications. If you are interested in a career in science, engineering, manufacturing, or business operations in a global company, please see below for current opportunities and further information.
For more information and to apply, click on the links below.
At the GSK Ware site in Hertfordshire, the following Apprenticeships are on offer:
- Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 3 including HNC or above depending on entry qualifications, those who have already completed a Level 3 engineering apprenticeship are not eligible)
- Manufacturing Apprenticeship (Level 3 including HNC, those who have already completed a Level 3 engineering apprenticeship are not eligible)
- Laboratory Science Apprenticeship (Chemical Science) (Level 6 / Degree level apprenticeship)
At the Stevenage site, GSK offer the following Apprenticeships:
- Laboratory Science – In Vivo Biology – Biological Science (Level 6 / Degree level apprenticeship)
- Laboratory Science – Chemical Science (Level 6 / Degree level apprenticeship)
Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Hertfordshire Opportunities Portal (HOP) have launched a new series of regular webinars featuring interviews with local employers.
The full range of previous career webinars can be accessed here.
IVC Evidensia, one of Europe’s largest veterinary groups, have launched a BAME Scholarship Scheme to support students with financial assistance, mentoring, placements and the opportunity to apply to their graduate entry programme.
For more information see:
For students aged 14 and above, the NHS Talent Academy have launched bespoke e-placements covering various career opportunities within health and care.
The E-Placements will provide you with an insight into your chosen career path through a series of videos, tutorials, quizzes and virtual tours. It will also help to develop a greater understanding of knowledge, skills and behaviours required for your chosen profession.
The step into the NHS site provides a comprehensive guide to applying for any NHS role. It includes videos and guides to the 350 career paths available within the NHS. https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/