We have a number of excellent resource providers bringing you a huge range of virtual work experience opportunities, including Speakers for Schools and Springpod.

There are many exciting opportunities in various industries including:

FASHION AND MARKETING, POLITICS, RAIL SERVICES, INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLISHING, THE ENVIRONMENT, CONSTRUCTION, BUSINESS AND INSURANCE, THE ARMY, SOCIAL ENTERPRISE, TOURISM, PROPERTY SERVICES, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS

In our current situation, with real-life experiences limited we would really encourage you to have a look at the links and read more about each opportunity. Whichever school year you are, any additional work experience/insight days you participate in are a fantastic way for you to enrich your studies, add to your CV and personal statement and gain some important knowledge, facts and information about how companies and industry work.

Please note some opportunities are limited to certain school years. If you would like any further information or assistance with an application, please contact enash@georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk

Current Virtual Work Experience Opportunities

Virtual Work Experience Opportunities from Springpod

https://www.springpod.co.uk/virtual-work-experience-programmes/

Springpod offer a wide range of virtual work experience opportunities. For the list of programmes and information about deadlines, dates and how each experience works, please click the link above.

Click here for a summary of work experience opportunities in October.

Virtual Work Experience Opportunities from Speakers For Schools

Speakers For Schools have a number of work experience opportunities for Years 10-13. Please sign in here to search and apply, to see the programme and check deadline dates.

Click here for a summary of work experience opportunities.

SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Surrey County Councils virtual work experience offer is now live.

We’re pleased to let schools know that in partnership with Youth Employment UK we have developed a virtual work experience module to offer students the opportunity to find out more about working for Surrey County Council and the careers on offer. There are both KS3 and KS4 supporting workbooks for students and teaching guides for teachers, though the module can be accessed by anyone at any age.

You can view the module here: Surrey County Council Work Experience Guide – Youth Employment UK

 

If you have any questions please contact Emma Slade, Early Careers Consultant emma.slade@surreycc.gov.uk or Peter Parish, Performance Consultant peter.parish@surreycc.gov.uk.

NHS Virtual Work Experience Programme

Commencing on Sunday 2nd October, and then once a month for 5 months. This work experience is ideal for students in years 10-13 who are interested in the following careers:

Nursing
Midwifery
Paramedicine
Physiotherapy
Occupational Therapy
Dietetics
Radiography
Prosthetics and Orthotics
Speech and Language Therapy
Pharmacy

Students can register using the link below:

https://alliedhealthmentor.org/product/live-virtual-work-experience-programme/

Once they’ve registered, students will be emailed links to their virtual work experience portals.

Please ask students to check their spam folders and mark their attendance on the day in order to receive their Work Experience Certificates.

During the work experience day, students will follow 2 patients from their initial presentation to recovery. They will gain a unique insight into how patients interact with a variety of healthcare professionals and what it’s like to work in an NHS multidisciplinary team.

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with healthcare professionals throughout each day. This will empower students to make an informed career decision and demonstrate their commitment to healthcare in their UCAS applications.

Students will receive certificates as evidence of having participated in the work experience programme. Those that complete the full 5-month programme will also be awarded Highly Commended References.

Students can register individually at any time throughout the 5-month programme using the link below. We recommend booking early to gain as much out of this programme as possible. Places are £10 a session to cover administrative and technological costs.

https://alliedhealthmentor.org/nhs-healthcare-careers-virtual-work-experience/

Allied Healthcare Mentor Helpline: 01530 417299 (Open 10am – 5pm Monday – Friday)

Allied Healthcare Mentor

Sunday 6 November

With the UCAS deadline for NHS Health Careers in January, students considering a career in healthcare need to gain as much work experience as possible. We strongly encourage all students (including those who attended October’s session) to register. No two work experience days are the same.

Students can register for November’s session using the link below: https://alliedhealthmentor.org/product/live-virtual-work-experience-programme/

This programme is suitable for students in years 10- 13 who are interested in the following careers: – Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedicine, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Radiography, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Speech and Language Therapy, Pharmacy

Once they’ve registered, students will be emailed links to their virtual work experience portals.

Students are awarded a Work Experience Certificate for every session they complete. Those who complete the full 5-month programme will be awarded a Highly Commended Reference from the Presidents of Allied Healthcare Mentor. These are fantastic additions to their CVs and UCAS applications!

During the work experience day, students will follow 2 patients from their initial presentation to recovery. They will gain a unique insight into how patients interact with various healthcare professionals and what it’s like to work in an NHS multidisciplinary team.

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with healthcare professionals throughout each day. This will empower students to make informed career decisions and demonstrate their commitment to healthcare in their UCAS applications.

Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners has launched their new on-demand virtual work experience programme.

Features:

  • The work experience programme designed for young people aged 14-18 and is free
  • The duration is 2 hours and students can work through at their own pace
  • Students will gain important skills for their CV, future applications and interviews
  • There is the opportunity to have a go at a real industry challenge and create a social media campaign
  • CCEP has worked with Whizz-Kidz to ensure young people with mobility issues and disabilities have the opportunity to participate in these on-demand opportunities.

SATRO Research Work Placements

Offering unique opportunities to work with research organisations and companies across Surrey and produce an innovative project related to the application and use of STEM or an associated area. For more information, please click here.

Nuffield Research Placements

STEMPOINT/Nuffield Research can provide Year 12 students with an engaging online research project supervised by an expert in a university, research institute or company. For more information please see the posters below or visit: https://www.stem.org.uk/nuffield-research-placements