Careers Event Opportunities


A list of Careers and Work Experience opportunities and events.

Date Details Year Group
Monday 8th March at 2 – 3.30pm RAF Apprenticeship

Join us to hear from Ambassadors and recruitment staff within different areas of the RAF. The webinar will include an engaging mix of presentations, interactive workshops and valuable Q&A opportunities with a panel of RAF Ambassadors.

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/raf-iwd/register/

Females – Year 10 – 13
Monday 8th of March onwards

16:30

University webinars from across the country

CLICK HERE to find out more

Aimed Year 12, but anyone can join.
Thursday 18th March, 5pm – 6:30pm  Insight to the University of Law Business School

●     An introduction to studying Business at university

●     Mock lecture & taster session

●     Graduate opportunities after university

●     Focus on key employability skills

●     Q&A with lectures & student recruitment team

Application Link:

https://www.research.net/r/University-Insight

12 – 13
Friday 19th of March

Saturday 20th of March

What Career Live? & What University Live? Virtual Event

Register your interest here

KS4 & 5
Wednesday 24 March 11:30-12:00 Spotlight Talks – Royal Navy

Find out about what life is like as an engineer in the Royal Navy.

Register

All Years
Thursday 25 March 9:45-10:05 Spotlight Talks -GSK

Hear how an apprenticeship with one of Britain’s leading pharmaceutical companies could kick start a career.

Register

All Years
Thursday 25 March 10:45 – 11:05 Spotlight Talks -NHS

Hear directly from apprentices across the NHS.

Register

All Years
Thursday 25 March 11:30-12:00 Spotlight Talks -Firefighter

Hear from the National Fire Chiefs Council about what is involved with being a firefighter.

Register

All Years
More on Spotlight Talks can be found here Spotlight Talks. Hear from leading industries, as well as role models from within those sectors. Past Spotlight talks can also be accessed through this link. If you cannot attend any live webinar, it will be recorded to be viewed on a later date.
NCS will aim to run their programme this summer. Please have a look at this video – NCS is back!

This is a great opportunity to build new skills and gain confidence. It’s great fun and something that could help you stand out from the crowd.

Don’t miss out on the adventure, spaces are limited this year.

Every Thursday Lloyds bank virtual experiences

Experience a new kind of employer presentation, hosted weekly by Lloyds Banking Group every Thursday. Network with our colleagues and current apprentices, take part in business challenges and team games, and have your questions answered in our Q&A sessions. We have a limited number of apprenticeship events taking place throughout February so book your place now on floor 6! Click here

Year 10 – 13
Month of April Virtual Work Experience Opportunities:

Anglian Water ‘App in a Day’ Insight Day

Date: 7 April 2021.

Eligibility: Year 10 students interested in a career in creative design, IT and innovation.

Application Deadline: 8 March 2021

Anglian Water ‘App in a Day’ Insight Day

Date: 9 April 2021.

Eligibility: Year 12 students interested in a career in creative design, IT and innovation.

Application Deadline: 10 March 2021

Engineering Green Skills Insight Day – Sir Robert McAlpine

Date: 9 April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in sustainability and the engineering sector.

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

Architecture + Design Work Placement – Carmody Groarke

Dates: 12 – 16 April 2021

Eligibility: 16 -19 year olds who are keen to gain insight into architecture and design.

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

Green Careers in the Build Environment – Morgan Sindall

Dates: 6 – 9 April 2021, 9.30am – 5pm.

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in environmentally friendly engineering.

Application Deadline: 15 March 2021

Build Yourself with Wates – Sustainability Insight Day

Date: 6 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in engineering and sustainability.

Application Deadline: 6 March 2021

Santander and sustainability

Date: 8 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in financial inclusion and the environment.

Application Deadline: 8 March 2021

Being Green Insight Day – Thames Water

Date: 7 April 2021, 10am – 1pm.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in financial inclusion and the environment.

Application Deadline: 7 March 2021

Sustainability and achieving Net-Zero by 2030 with SSE

Date: 6 April 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in sustainability and city planning.

Application Deadline: 6 March 2021

Green Skills with GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)

Date: 7 April 2021, 10am – 1pm.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in climate change and the railway industry.

Application Deadline: 6 March 2021

British Airways Virtual Insight Day – Sustainability Workshop

Dates: 7th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to find out more about a career in the airline industry.

Application Deadline: 15th March 2021

STEM Challenge VWEX with Johnson Matthey

Dates: 6th  – 8th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to find out more about a career in sustainable technology.

Application Deadline: 12th March 2021

Green jobs in the construction industry  – Graham Construction

Dates: 8th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in a career in the construction industry.

Application Deadline: 19th March 2021

Keeping Nottingham Green through sustainable travel

Dates: 14th April 2021

Eligibility: 15 – 19 year olds considering a career in government.

Application Deadline: 7th April 2021

Insight Day for Careers in Music – British Army

Dates: 14th April 2021(10am -12am)

Eligibility: 15 – 19 year olds interested in a vocation with music performance at its heart.

Application Deadline: 14th March 2021

Sustainability and achieving Net-Zero by 2030 – SSE

Dates: 6th April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to learn more about the energy industry.

Application Deadline: 6th March 2021

She Is Sustainable – Insight Day

Dates: 22nd  April 2021 (10:00am – 2:30pm)

Eligibility: 15 – 19 year olds interested in learning about sustainability.

Application Deadline: 25th March 2021

The Future of Green Careers – SThree

Dates: 14 April 2021

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds keen to find out how do you turn passion for the environment into a future career?

Application Deadline: 19 March 2021

NextGen Nurse – Meet the people behind the masks

Date: 20 April 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year interested in helping to save and improve people`s lives.

Application Deadline: 29 March 2021

Leadership insight session run by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Date: 14 April 2021 (10am -12:30pm).

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds interested in learning some lifelong transferable skills.

Application Deadline: 10 March 2021

Be Part of a Smart Future – Energy Industry Insight Day

Date: 7 April 2021.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds based in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex.

Application Deadline: 8 March 2021

VGC Group – Construction & Civil Engineering VWEX

Date: 12 – 16 April 2021

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds starting to think about your next steps after GCSE or A-levels

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

Architecture + Design Work Placement – Haworth Tompkins

Dates: 12 – 16 April 2021

Eligibility: 16 -19 year olds who are keen to gain insight into architecture and design.

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

Design and Construction VWEX with Balfour Beatty

Dates: 6 April 2021 (10am – 12pm)

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to learn more exciting changes being made in the industry to GO GREEN.

Application Deadline: 14 March 2021

Build Yourself with Wates – Sustainability Insight Day

Date: 6 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds interested in a career in engineering and sustainability.

Application Deadline: 6 March 2021

Building a Sustainable Future – BAM Construction

Date: 8 April 2021, 10am – 3pm.

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to discover the behind the scenes world of a large construction company

Application Deadline: 9 March 2021

Turner & Townsend – UK Construction Industry Insights

Date: 12 – 16 April 2021.

Eligibility: 16 – 19 year olds keen to learn more about the most exciting construction projects in the industry today

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

Introduction to Careers in Light Rail – Midland Metro Alliance

Dates: 29 March 2021 (5pm – 6pm)

Eligibility: 14 – 19 year olds keen to learn more about the light rail industry.

Application Deadline: 19 March 2021

Tuesday 6th & Wednesday 7th April, 9am – 4pm each day Law Virtual Work Experience:

Browne Jacobson are a top 50 law firm with offices all over the UK and revenues of £50million. These two days in the Easter Holidays are going to provide students with a really great insight into how a law firm works and makes money, the different departments they have, and an opportunity to talk with lots of different solicitors.

●     Partner welcome talk

●     An insight to law, their different departments and areas of work (including non law routes)

●     Breakout rooms with solicitors in talking about different areas of law

●     Workshops & interactive sessions

APPLY  HERE

Years 11 – 13
Careers in the NHS

We are pleased to inform you that the NHS Live Virtual Work Experience Programme is now available to support all of your aspiring healthcare students with work experience opportunities during the pandemic. Students now have access to their own specific work experience programme that will be highly relevant to the following healthcare careers:

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Radiographers
  • Art, drama and music therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Operating Department Practitioners
  • Radiographers
  • Podiatrists
  • Osteopaths
  • Orthoptists
  • Prosthetists and orthotics
  • Speech and language therapists

You can learn more and your students can register for the programme here: https://alliedhealthmentor.org/nhs-healthcare-careers-virtual-work-experience/

Students will receive certificates upon completion, but places are limited and therefore they will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis to keep this fair. If you are interested you can register through the website link above. Places are just £10 a day to cover administrative costs. If you have students from low-income backgrounds, they can attend for free.

You can also download the flyer at this link: https://alliedhealthmentor.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/NHSHealthcareCareersLiveVirtualWorkExperience.pdf

Summer Holidays Interested in Paid Work Experience?

Calling Year 12 and 13 students

Apply for work experience with PwC this summer!

To find out more please click the button below or Click here: https://pathwayctm.typeform.com/to/oHPy5sWk

Yea 12 & 13
Starting 2nd of August 2021 Degree Apprenticeship:

Applications to Cisco’s degree apprenticeship are now open. Please would you share this link with your year 13 students? http://cs.co/UKApprentice This might particularly suit year 13 students with an interest in technology who are not sure what they want to do yet

Year 13 – students with an interest in Technology
N/A Russell Group University Webinars

Replay links – Crowdcast

Webinar 1,  Jan 13th – Nottingham University:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/university-series–

Webinar 2, Jan 20th – Birmingham University: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/university-series—2

Webinar 3, Jan 27th – Bristol Uni:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/university-series—3

Webinar 4 – Feb 3rd, – Cardiff Uni – replay link:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/university-series—4

Webinar 5 – Feb 10th ,  – Exeter Uni:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/university-series—5

Year 9 – 13