Career and Apprenticeship Opportunities
Apprenticeship Event, Tuesday 26 February 2019,18.30 - 20:30, Bexley Civic Offices
Further information on this event will be posted in January 2019.
As career and apprenticeship opportunities become available, we will endeavour to list them below.
KPMG have a range of brilliant opportunities for Year 12s and 13s. They are looking for bright, motivated students from all backgrounds from across the UK. There are insight days to find out more opportunities to combine study and work as well as fully-supported apprenticeship programmes, so there really is something for everyone. Click here to find out more.
Institute for Civil Engineers
The Institute for Civil Engineers (ICE) offer QUEST scholarships worth £10k to students studying engineering. Further details of these can be found on the ICT website - https://www.ice.org.uk/careers-and-training/awards-competitions-and-scholarships#scholarships
Institute of Mechanical Engineers
Also, the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMECHE) hold workshops for pupils in Years 12 and 13. They are free to attend and are excellent for learning more about different areas and adding to CVs, UCAS application forms etc. A list of the different events taking place over the next few months are on their website - https://www.imeche.org/events/events-upcoming
Dentons - Bright Future Apprenticeship Programme
This exciting scheme gives tou the opportunity to qualify as a solicitor and be awarded an LLB University degree by BPP University. Our six-year programme combines work based learning in our London office and part time study. You'll earn a £20,000 salary and have no university fees to pay. You'll have one day a week to study and attend classes at BPP University. Their Law School is based in the heart of London's legal district and has an excellent reputation for offering students the skills they need to succeed in law.
What is the application process: We have four vacancies in London. The deadline for applications is 4 January 2019. The process involves:
- Online application form
- Online critical thinking exercise
- Video interview (Insight Day)
- Assessment centre
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Experience Engineering - 14th – 16th April 2019
Experience Engineering is a residential course for Year 12 students interested in studying engineering at university. The residential will introduce students to the areas of Ship Science and Mechanical Engineering.
Over three days, students will design, build and test a Greenpower car and a fastcraft for water as part of a team. These projects allow the participants a chance to undertake research whilst developing essential key skills. Staff and students from the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences will provide talks, workshops and seminars within their subject areas.
Participants live in university halls of residence for the duration of the course, and are mentored by current undergraduate and postgraduate students, giving a unique opportunity to find out what life is like at university. Sessions will provide insight into the wealth of careers and opportunities that an engineering degree can provide. This will include an alumni session to learn and network with those already in exciting and specialised fields.
This course is free for Year 12 students who meet the eligibility criteria (please see the link below). There is also a travel reimbursement of up to £50.
BA Emerging Talent: https://careers.ba.com/emerging-talent
Bexley Government: https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/jobs-and-careers/apprenticeships
Cascaid/Kudos: https://kudos.cascaid.co.uk/#/ (see Mrs Game for login details – Kudos HE Mini User Guide attached)
Government Find an Apprenticeship: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship
Liberty Specialty Markets: https://www.libertyspecialtymarkets.com/working-for-us/graduate-school-leavers-careers/
Skills London ExCel Centre: https://skillslondon.co.uk/our-events/skills-london/skills-london-2018/
Thames Water Apprenticeships – https://corporate.thameswater.co.uk/Careers/Apprentices
Thames Water Graduate scheme (now open) – https://corporate.thameswater.co.uk/Careers/Graduates
Applying for 18+ Oyster Card: https://photocard.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/showLogon.do?selection=student
Student Discount Card: https://www.nus.org.uk/en/nus-extra/