Work Experience

The Dragon LNG Darwin Experience (DLNGDE) uses field trips and hands-on activities to engage pupils, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, in technology-related career paths.
GE Aviation Wales offers apprenticeships in both engineering and business administration. The programmes provide excellent opportunities for young people and guarantees talent for the future of the engineering industry.
WISE is a ground-breaking programme that educates, engages and employs young people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds, and supports them into the world of work. Run by Whitbread, it provides opportunities in the hospitality sector.
As part of Business in the Community Scotland's Food for Thought programme, Gleneagles Hotel, North Port Restaurant, ASDA, Provender Brown Deli and Quality Meat Scotland supported the Careers Day in Moncreiffe Primary School. A taster of the world of work within the Scottish Food and Drink industry – worth £10bn/year.
The Review highlights recent community activities, focussed around key areas of youth unemployment and inspiring young people, community transformation, and tackling social exclusion.
Sodexo is working to reduce its environmental footprint, source sustainable and nutritious food, support its own people and champion local communities. The Better Tomorrow Plan brings together Sodexo'
Shamyla, Assistant Manager at KPMG and Ready for Work client, Sharon, may seem to have little in common, but for the last five months they’ve been meeting weekly to check emails, edit CVs and apply for jobs. Earlier this month, we got in touch to find out what they think about job coaching.
Ensuring a young person’s success at school and beyond is not determined by their social background. The UK needs to nurture young talent and have effective schools in order to compete in a global marketplace.
20 year old Zola now works part-time as a Customer Assistant at Marks & Spencer. He is also going to college, studying Maths and English. He is “happy working in retail and would like to see if [he] can progress.” But before October 2012, Zola's prospects seemed bleak.
Simon, a former rough sleeper from London, writes about his experiences of Ready for Work.