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Careers Events, Insight Days / Webinars

EVENTS

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Ask Me Anything Sessions are back!
Every Wednesday during term 16:30-17:30. These sessions are tailored to your child so whether that's help
with their CV, preparing for an interview, or knowing what options are out there for them. 

Students can sign up for the sessions via our events page on our website.

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Join our Amazon Web Services careers chat

Introduce Y9-13 students to jobs in STEM, Business & Operations

 

This National Careers Week we would like to invite you and your students to take part in two free interactive virtual careers chats with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

For these one-hour sessions, students will be joined by a panel of professionals at AWS from apprentices and recent graduates to senior-level post holders. Volunteers will share insights into different roles and entry routes and offer advice on breaking into the world of tech. There will also be a Q&A at the end of each
session.

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Apprenticeship Stories 
Click here to hear from apprentices at BT, the Royal Opera House and Rolls Royce about their experiences of being an apprentice, what it is like to work for their organisation and what their role involves, as well as exploring the benefits of doing an apprenticeship.  

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Do you have a passion for creative subjects?

  • Speakers for Schools are hosting a whole week of sessions with employers from creative industries! From film studios and art galleries to architecture firms and museums- we have all sorts of creative industries covered.
  • Take a look at page 3 of our opportunities flyer to find out what’s available and apply!

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Deloitte Insight Webinar

When: 27 Feb 2024

Time: 6:30-7:15pm

Find out how you can ‘earn and learn’, hear from current apprentices, and take part in a Live Q&A to have all of your apprenticeship questions answered!

Register Here!

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Get opportunities directly to your inbox!

If you have a parent or guardian and have been forwarded this email, you can be added to our parents
mailing list here.

If you are a student, you can sign up to receive opportunities directly to your inbox here.

If you have any questions or need any help, please get in touch with us at team@successatschool.org.

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Health Care

For any students thinking about a career in Health Care, here is a short video outlining what students can
expect from a career in radiography and radiotherapy. It also discusses the differences between the two. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ln_pD7U2hpI

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Explore Early Careers Programmes available in the sport of Horseracing

If your students are considering working directly with animals or in a career linked to sport, the Horseracing
industry has several Early Careers programmes to get them started in a rewarding and exciting career.

Horseracing is the second largest spectator sport in the UK, supporting over 85,000 jobs.  There are so many different careers available from working directly with horses in a racing yard or stud farm to running large events at racecourses and race meetings. Take a look at the programmes on offer below.

British Horseracing Development Programme

This Programme, which has been running for over 30 years, provides an invaluable source of talent to the sport of Horseracing. Applications open each November and close at the end of February. The Programme starts with a free two week residential introduction course and is followed by paid placements for at least 8 weeks over the Summer.  It is suitable for candidates who have completed Degrees, Higher Apprenticeships or have equivalent skills and capabilities. 

Find out more

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JLR Insight Webinar

When: 12 Mar 2024

Time: 6:30-7:15pm

Join our webinar to hear more about our apprentice roles at JLR, meet our apprentices and understand the benefits of joining as an apprentice alongside some tips to help you succeed in making an application.

Register Here!

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Free Revision Masterclass with Liverpool John Moores University

Have you got GCSE's or A-Level Exams on the horizon?

With nearly 500 people attending last years’ revision masterclass, this year, Liverpool John Moore’s University are here to help you learn the most effective revision strategies, manage your mental health, and ace your exams!

When: 26 Mar 2024

Time: 6:30-7:15pm

Register here!

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Misbourne Careers Fair, Wed 27th March

The Misbourne School are extending a warm welcome to all students and their families to attend their careers fair on Wednesday 27th March, 6-8pm. Useful to all students and parents, but particularly those in years 11-13.

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Racing Media Academy 

The Racing Media Academy provides a pathway into Horse Racing for those who love the idea of working in racing but can’t necessarily, or don’t want to ride or work directly with horses. The Racing Media Academy gives its students the opportunity to undertake work experience and training within racing’s top media houses including Sky Sports Racing, Racing TV and the Racing Post. An intensive week’s training has been designed at the British Racing School, where students will get an insight into the world of Horse Racing and learn about the different areas of the media. Applications for 2023 will be open shortly. 

Find out more

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RHS Insight Webinar

When: 05 Mar 2024

Time: 6:30-7:15pm

Are you studying Science? Are you looking for entry-level positions, work experience, volunteering programmes or paid internships? Come along to our webinar with the Royal Horticultural Society to find out more.

Register Here!

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Entry to Stud Employment Programme

If you want to work directly with horses, take a look at the opportunities available in the Thoroughbred Breeding industry. The National Stud, based in Newmarket, offer a 9 week residential period of training that upon completion leads to a 6-9 month paid work placement at a UK stud farm. During this time you will complete a Level 2 Work Based Diploma in Racehorse Care (Breeding Option).  Applications are now invited.

Find out more

Explore other opportunities in racing by visiting http://www.careersinracing.com

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