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10 employer opportunities

It's not all about university inputs! As we know, we need employer support to ensure we are showing our young people a full range of opportunities, career options and pathways they could take when they leave school or college is vital to helping them to make informed choices.

Here are some employer opportunities we think look awesome...

  1. Burges Salmon Bright Sparks - "Our programme is tailor-made to give you a feel for what life is like at Burges Salmon whilst giving us a chance to get to know you. This means you will not only learn about the role of lawyers but also gain insight into other functions like Finance, IT, Human Resources, Marketing and Business Development".

  2. Startup Sherpas - They run a range of paid work experience programmes, in the past this has involved a minecraft project and an LNER project. Schools can sign up to receive information on future projects here.

  3. Natwest Insight Experiences - "Our insight experiences are your chance to get a flavour of what it’s like working here and to discover how to develop a career that makes a difference".

  4. Patchwork Foundation - "The Patchwork Masterclass programme develops the personal and professional skills of young people from communities that are traditionally underrepresented in political spaces. Events, training and mentoring take place both in-person and online over the year to increase your political knowledge and engagement".

  5. Amazon Future Engineer - "Amazon Future Engineer students can boost their future for themselves and their community with the support of university funding and industry mentors".

  6. Deloitte Student Academy - "In our Deloitte Student Academy Virtual Experience Programme, students complete tasks across consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, corporate tax, and audit, developing skills that will help you succeed in your future career. The Deloitte Virtual Experience is the 1st step of the Student Academy. By enrolling in the programme, students will be able to explore the different areas of our business and find out more about the impactful projects we work on".

  7. Countryside - "At Countryside, we believe in creating places people love and a core part of this is engaging with the communities in which we work. As such, we are incredibly proud to be launching our virtual and fully funded student work experience programme, Destiny. This virtual course will provide so many students with the unique opportunity to learn about the employment potential of the housebuilding industry and also provide valuable insights into Countryside as a business, looking at everything we do, from our approach to sustainability through to construction techniques and how we engage with local communities".

  8. beVisioners with Mercedes Benz - "Do you have a sustainability project or a strong idea for one? Bring it to life with the beVisioneers Fellowship! At the core of our offering is a 12-month intensive hybrid-learning program funded by Mercedes-Benz and designed and implemented by education pioneers The DO School Fellowships, that focuses on the implementation of your project."

  9. Diversity Champions by Studio Vision - " We started with the mentorship programme and then the discord community and now so much more. We love this industry and as a truly diverse bunch of individuals ourselves we truly believe that Diversity unleashes innovation. We now have a dedicated team of employees as well as a growing hub of community champions who give their time freely to grow the mentorship programme and  community. "

  10. Bulla Co - Bulla Co are a influencer marketing agency who hire Student Strategists to assist with their creative briefs for incoming campaigns! As one of the fastest-growing influencer marketing agencies, it’s a fantastic opportunity for successful applicants to share their ideas for campaigns and learn first-hand about the creative process from initial brief to strategy proposal.

We hope you find these opportunities useful. Did you know that each week, we create a newsletter for students that can be branded as your school? This saves you time and ensures your students are being kept up to date with employer and university opportunities.

Come back tomorrow to view our next post in our Christmas campaign; 9 Guidance Questions.

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