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Career and Apprenticeship Opportunities

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.

Career Events

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

https://mailchi.mp/successatschool/become-a-lawyer-with-no-uni-fees-at-dentons-1274881?e=34b69efcca

Rate My Apprenticeship: Top 100 Employers

Based on over 4000 reviews from young people who have completed an apprenticeship or work experience, here are Rate My Apprenticeship's top 100 employers.

https://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/top-employers#bae-systems

Careers Guide - Banking

Students often express an interest in 'banking' but are they aware of all the different opportunities?  The Tab have produced this information guide:

https://thetab.com/uk/brands/careers-guide/banking?utm_source=sponsored&utm_medium=university&utm_campaign=tabpages&fbclid=IwAR3-Uoy6omubKR6k1W7YvCtYhnAAmp0flw8SPWk0jgv7iKMHWv4zRQe9I3A

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.

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/schools-colleges/experience-engineering.page

 

Apprenticeship Links

BA Emerging Talent: https://careers.ba.com/emerging-talent

Bexley:https://mailchi.mp/301a05d5bc26/jobs-opportunities-for-young-people-in-bexley-503935?e=dc9386d7fa

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)

EY: https://www.ey.com/uk/en/about-us/corporate-responsibility/ey-foundation-smart-futures

Government Find an Apprenticeship: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

IBM:https://mailchi.mp/successatschool/ibm-software-tester-apprentice-apply-now-1274933?e=34b69efcca

Liberty Specialty Markets: https://www.libertyspecialtymarkets.com/working-for-us/graduate-school-leavers-careers/

Lloyds Bank: https://www.lloydsbankinggrouptalent.com/apprentices/

RateMyApprenticeship:https://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/?utm_source=emailCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cl-14122016-pwc-schools&dm_i=30Z2,D9MP,1UDXE2,1BSJQ,1

Skills London ExCel Centre: https://skillslondon.co.uk/our-events/skills-london/skills-london-2018/

Success at School: https://successatschool.org/jobscourses?goal=0_65c6d67e71-d3c23b631d-212015177&mc_cid=d3c23b631d&mc_eid=34b69efcca

TFL: https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/careers/apprenticeships

Thames Water Apprenticeships – https://corporate.thameswater.co.uk/Careers/Apprentices

Thames Water Graduate scheme (now open) – https://corporate.thameswater.co.uk/Careers/Graduates

 

USEFUL WEBSITES:

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/