Other Opportunities

Care Leaver Internship

Locations: National

Age: 18+

Closing Date: 27th September 2021

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Organisation: Department for Education

Spaces Available: 400

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000

Closing Date: 27th September 2021

The Department for Education are providing 12-month paid internships across the civil service for care leavers aged 18-30

A major part of these role will be computer-based tasks and will use your communication and organisational skills in your everyday work.


In the job you may be asked:

• To take your own initiative with minimal supervision, knowing when to seek help.
• To identify priorities, resolving issues.
• Support the team to secure the most effective outcome.
• Arrange meetings and book meeting rooms.
• Use multiple Microsoft applications.

The internships are available across the country, check the link below to find out more and apply

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Have your CV reviewed by O2

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16+

Closing Date: 30th September 2021

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Organisation: O2

Spaces Available: 60

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 30th September 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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Write for us!

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16+

Closing Date: 30th September 2021

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Organisation: Amplifi

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 30th September 2021

We are excited to announce that we will be accepting commissioned blog pieces to go on the Amplifi website!

2020/21  has had its ups and downs and we have all learnt so much during this time. Through the losses and wins, the jobs offers and the job rejections, the endless amounts of zoom parties (and interviews) and all the other weird and exciting things we’ve experienced during lockdown we want to hear about it.

Have you learnt how to start a small business, learnt effective ways of dealing with anxiety or mastered zoom interviews?  Whatever it may be, we want you to write it so we can share it with the rest of our community!

About you:

Are you an avid writer who has their own blog? Do you have a heart for telling stories or are able to captivate your readers through your words? Then this opportunity is for you.

Each piece should be written on a word document and emailed over to oyin@gothinkbig.co.uk if you are successful.

You will be credited in the byline and all pieces will be advertised across our platforms.

Details:

3 pieces for £60

Each piece should be roughly 600 words.

If this opportunity seems like something you’d love to do, then hit the green apply button!

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LGBT+ Youth Business Mentoring

Locations: Virtual

Age: 18+

Closing Date: 4th October 2021

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Organisation: Career Accelerator

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 4th October 2021

Career Accelerator, in collaboration with the UK’s largest LGBT+ careers conference, PinkNews Futures, are running LGBT+ youth business mentoring supporting 18-25 year old LGBT+ people prepare for careers in the modern economy. We do this through arranging 1:1 business mentoring led by LGBT+ mentors and allies at LGBT+ inclusive companies, such as Vodafone, Pearson, GoCardless, PinkNews and Microsoft over 3 months. 

If you are 18-25 years old and LGBT+ and would like LGBT+ inclusive business mentoring you can sign up to our Autumn Programme by clicking the apply button below.

Deadline: 4th October 2021 

If you are above the age of 25 but know someone who may want to get involved with the programme please share this opportunity with them.

You can find out more about PinkNews Futures here.

If you have any questions about joining the programme feel free to get in touch with Career Accelerator CEO Mayur at mayur@careeraccelerator.io

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Join the Digital Nomad Digital Freelancer Course

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16-25

Closing Date: 24th October 2021

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Organisation: The Digital Nomad

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 24th October 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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Become an amplifi influencer!

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16-25

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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