Other Opportunities

Join a Career immersion session

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16-25

Closing Date: 21st October 2021

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Organisation: Career Immersion

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 21st October 2021

A group of large UK employers are coming together to help students navigate the uncertainty around employment options and make informed choices around their prospective careers.

You are able to register for as many of these sessions as you like and we would encourage you to take this unique opportunity to assess the options made available.

A summary of the sessions is below

NatWest Group (Monday 11th October 5-6.30pm)

The UK Civil Service (Tuesday 12th October 5-6pm)

BT Group (Wednesday 13th October)

KPMG (Thursday 14th October 5-6pm)

Healthcare: Medicine (Thursday 14th October 6.30-7.30pm)

Healthcare: Dentistry (Thursday 14th October 6.30-7.30pm)

Healthcare: Pharmacy (Thursday 14th October 6.30-7.30pm)

Metropolitan Police (Monday 18th October 6-7pm)

Trowers & Hamlins LLP (Tuesday 19th October 5-6pm)

CBRE (Wednesday 20th October 5-6pm)

Facebook (Thursday 21st October 5-6pm)

Once you have registered, a confirmation email will be sent to you detailing all the events and the dial in number.

To sign up, please click the apply now button below!

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Youth Network – Young Leaders Programme

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16-19

Closing Date: 24th October 2021

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Organisation: Youth Network

Spaces Available: 10

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 24th October 2021

We at Youth Network believe that every young person has the potential to achieve great things. We have developed Young Leaders, a program to equip students with the knowledge, understanding, and skills they need to match their ambition and develop their leadership potential for positive change in Luton.
 
Young Leaders will help participants aged 16-19 years of age, in Years 11 – 13 to: 

  • Learn about great leaders, past and present;
  • Research and understand the local context 
  • Development and build their personal character and ideas
  • Deliver an action plan for change

Luton is a town with high socio-economic deprivation which impacts our diverse young population. Framed with the problems that Covid-19 has brought, we know that life is tough right now. Our Young Leaders program will help young people develop essential skills needed for personal development and link it to positive change, including employment. 

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Stonewall – LGBTQ+ Youth Focus Group

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16-24

Closing Date: 27th October 2021

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Organisation: Stonewall

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 27th October 2021

Stonewall is developing a new project to support LGBTQ+ young people not in education, training or work. We’re creating a website specifically for this target audience, and we want it to be shaped and developed with as much input from this group of young people as possible. 

We’re looking for LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-24 to join focus groups and help shape Stonewall’s work. The focus groups will all be online, and we’ll be asking for input on areas such as the name of the website, the key tools and functions, and the content. It’s important that LGBTQ+ young people who are not in education, training or work, or who have experience of not being in education, training or work, can tell us what would work best for them.

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Have your CV reviewed by O2

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16+

Closing Date: 31st October 2021

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Organisation: O2

Spaces Available: 60

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 31st October 2021

Get your CV reviewed by an O2 Employee!

Your CV is a key tool to help you get your foot on the career ladder and as well as showing potential employers what you can do, it is also a great reference point for you when completing applications forms or preparing for an interview.

We’ve got some fantastic tips on how to write the perfect CV BUT, with all these amazing tips it is still super useful to have somebody to review your CV and point out the pros and cons of it all.

Some external, anonymous feedback from an experienced person working in business can help to make it even better. Now is your chance to get a fresh pair of eyes to look through your CV and help to spot ways you could improve it to maximise your chances of making the right impression! We’re here to offer you the chance to get your CV reviewed by a member of the O2 team!

Why O2?

O2 is a leading technology company – with departments covering marketing, sales, finance, legal, HR, and operations (tech).

They have established early-year careers programmes, and the people at O2 get involved with recruitment – so they are well placed to look through your CV and give you some tips and hints to improve it. Use this great opportunity to get some constructive and positive feedback on how you can maximise your CV to be most effective, directly from people who know what they look for when recruiting. Simply apply by uploading a current CV and we will pass the first 60 CVs we receive on to a team at O2 to provide you with some bespoke feedback, so don’t delay!

Please name your CV and Coverletter by your first and last name before sending it in! 

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Become an amplifi influencer!

Locations: Virtual

Age: 15-25

Closing Date: 31st October 2021

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Organisation: Amplifi

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: TBC

Closing Date: 31st October 2021

Would you like to help shape, design, develop and influence our exciting new young people’s online opportunity platform?


Would you like to help young people to take control of their futures, whilst increasing your own skills and creating evidence to fast-track your own future?


Would you like to meet a range of exciting employers and help deliver a wide range of opportunities to young people?


Then come and join us as an amplifi influencer!

Why should you get involved?

amplifi is a young person led platform, we need you to be the voice behind the design, development and services. Involved from the start, help us create a space motivated by young people- for young people.

What will amplifi do for me and other influencers?

amplifi will give you a space to be creative, share your views, make change and have impact on the platform, your energy and ideas will drive amplifi in the direction that you visualise! Whether you want to get involved in one session, or many, your creativity, thoughts and ideas will become a reality through amplifi.

What will I gain from it and what opportunities are there for me?

You will develop specific skills in digital marketing and communication, as well as a number of skills that will help you with your own future aspirations. You will also have the opportunity to meet a wide- range of professionals and employers and you will be supported by one of our team to develop your CV to include your new skills and learning from your involvement in amplifi.


If you would like to know more, or to get involved Follow the link below to get in touch with our team!

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Join the Youth STEM Summit

Locations: Virtual

Age: 13-24

Closing Date: 26th November 2021

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Organisation: Youth STEM 2030

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 26th November 2021

The Youth STEM Summit is set to be an incredible 2 days of inspiring talks, opportunities to gain skills, and taking action to tackle the world’s biggest challenges as a global community of youth!

This free virtual event is open to youth globally, and whether you’re just starting out with making a difference, or are an experienced changemaker, the Youth STEM Summit is packed with everything YOUth need to change the world.

Find out more and register to join below

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Join the Digital Nomad Digital Freelancer Course

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16-25

Closing Date: 30th November 2021

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Organisation: The Digital Nomad Project

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 30th November 2021

The Digital Nomad Project are offering a free 3-month part time course for young people to enrol on!

Join the project for:

  • Get free access to all of their online modules and materials (on topics such as personal branding, digital marketing, monetisation, client and project management, etc).
  • Join the School of Marketing mentorship programme with mentors from top companies like Google, Unilever and BT Group. 
  • Enjoy masterclasses from the industry experts (usually two masterclasses per month). 
  • Network with a community of like-minded people. 
  • Leverage their strategic partnerships with companies like Facebook, and Adobe (e.g. win a full Adobe Creative Suite subscription for a year (RRP £600 p.a.)).

Find out more and sign up through the apply button!

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