Seven steps into work experience

Work experience is a great way to learn more about the world of work, develop new skills, grow a network of contacts and gain essential experience to help you think about study, training or your future career.

Traditionally most work experience takes place in school or college during years 10 to 12 for  one to two weeks, within the summer term between May and July.

It is important not to leave preparations until the last minute, so if you are looking for a placement in the second half of summer term make your approach in the first half of spring term – at the very latest.

We have set out seven handy steps to setting up your own work experience, whilst at school or college.

 

Check out the steps...

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