Job Description Summary:

This programme is designed for year 12 or 13 college / sixth form students who attend a state school or college and are or have been eligible for free school meals, or attends a school that has a higher than average number of students eligible for free school meals, or would be the first member of their immediate family to attend university. 

Join us for a two-day online work experience programme from the comfort of your own home on 26 and 27 October 2020 (half-term), where you will hear from business leaders, recruitment experts and those currently on our training programmes. 

It isn’t necessary to apply for this programme to have completed any previous work experience, but you will ideally need to have a keen interest in business and a desire to find out more.  

Job Description:

We’re looking for independent thinkers who seek out opportunities, love challenges and who are excited by business. Whether you’re looking for a fast track in our School Leaver application process, or just hoping to gain some great skills ahead of university, this unique virtual experience will help you get there. 

What’s in it for you?  

• you'll develop your business and application skills  
• you'll get an insight to what the work is like for our trainees 
• you’ll find out about the different services we provide to our clients 
• you'll connect with various people in the business from trainees up to Partners 
• you'll see what future opportunities lie ahead for you in our industry 

Bring your whole self  
We are an inclusive employer and committed to ensure our workforce is representative of our diverse society. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues, is not just the right thing to do, it helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.  

“We are committed to making sure that the opportunities within our firm are equally accessible for everyone – regardless of background or gender.” Dave Dunckley, CEO 

Further information 
As the work experience programme will be ran virtually, we are not restricted on geographical location and would encourage any school students to apply. If you have any questions please contact . 

We look forward to seeing you online in October half-term!   


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