Work experience is incredibly important in the world of employment. It allows you to get a small taste of what your future career could look like! It can help you to decide on a role or an industry that you want to pursue. Employers love to see that you’ve had work experience, so taking part in a virtual work experience programme this summer could be a really beneficial decision!

Why complete an online work experience programme this summer?

·       Because of the virtual nature of these programmes, you can complete them anytime, anywhere – even with your sunglasses on by the pool!

·       Use the programme to clarify your career goals for the future. Learn what you do (and don’t) like about certain roles or industries.

·       Increase your skills and knowledge at your own pace – whether it’s to add to your CV, or for your own interest, you’ll complete these programmes with far more knowledge than when you started!

Keep reading to learn more about the brilliant and free work experience programmes available this summer…

Learn about 4skills Work Experience!

Channel 4 and GetMyFirstJob have partnered up to bring you a fabulous virtual work experience programme. 4Skills Work Experience brings creative careers in TV and Broadcasting into your hands.

The programme consists of 3 core modules. These modules offers insights into the multifaceted pathways to a creative career, as seen at Channel 4, and equips you with employability skills through practical examples and actionable content.

Once you have completed the core modules you have the opportunity to take 7 optional modules. These focuses on a different team within Channel 4 that have their own unique impact on the creation of TV entertainment.

Sounds exciting, right? Check it out here!

Learn about John Lewis Partnership Work Experience!

Whether just starting your career or looking to change your career direction, everyone is welcome at JLP. This virtual work experience gives you a taste of just a few of the careers available across the Partnership.

The programme has four modules you can complete at your own pace. These allow you to explore the careers of ‘Product Buyer’, ‘Supply Chain’, ‘Store Team Manager’ and ‘Sustainability and Purpose’.

Their organisation is a complex puzzle of amazing people, with incredible skills all pulling together to achieve the John Lewis Partnership vision. It's time to experience that for yourself.

Visit their site here to sign up for free!

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