This week, college student Rebecca Riddle joined us for a work placement. Here are her tips for navigating the life of an intern, and how to find work experience as a school or college student.
When it comes to finishing secondary school, it can be difficult to think about a future career that is suitable for you. However, while having work experience can help you find your dream job, it’s not that easy to find a placement unless you do some research first.
Here are some useful tips to help you find and write to companies regarding work experience:
1. What kind of job are you looking for?
If you don’t have a specific job role in mind (e.g. an Accountant, a Doctor or a Film Producer) then you may struggle to find work experience.
2. When you have decided on a specific type of job,...