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Careers Events and Opportunities

Welcome to our careers events page, which details current opportunities available to our students:

ONLINE EVENTS:

An admissions representative from our link college at the University of Oxford is running two assemblies for aspiring Year 10 pupils. All Year 10 pupils are welcome to attend, especially those who are considering progressing to high-tariff universities such as Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group universities. The sessions are always very engaging and well-received by KEVICC students. The two sessions will be different and students are strongly encouraged to attend both.

The sessions take place as follows:

Thursday 25th Feb at 1:40pm. Link below:

https://meet.google.com/zhp-ieny-kqp

Thursday 11th March: Venue TBC

 

NHS Free Virtual Experience Day:

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  • March 1 @ 14:15 - 15:15 Nursing - Acute & Critical Care Needs (Sheffield) & Mental Health Nursing (Surrey) (KS5) Find out more »

On 1st March we are running a slightly different format with Sheffield and Surrey where they will each give a mini lecture related to one of their Nursing modules and then go on to discuss the learning experience associated with the module and others at university. It should be very enlightening for students interested in this path but will also support existing studies and interests related to mental health nursing and acute and critical care needs. 

 

  • March 15 @ 14:15 - 15:00 A Taste Of Sport & Exercise Science: Wearable Technology - Aberystwyth (KS4 & KS5) Find out more »

Finally, Aberystwyth will talk about the fascinating development and importance of wearable technology in Sport and Health

 

National  Apprenticeship Week:

Take the initiative this National Apprenticeship Week

Attend virtual sessions across a wide range of industries, exclusively with AllAboutSchoolLeavers

Law & Business

Throughout February 2021

If you're thinking about studying law, business, criminology, policing or politics at university, these events are not to be missed!

REGISTER

 

LIVE CAREER TALKS TO INSPIRE:

24 & 25 March, 9am to 12pm

Find out more >

Hosted online and completely free to join, Spotlight Talks: Inspiring Careers Excellence will explore both skills and careers, giving valuable insights into a range of sectors to inspire your students to explore new career routes and apprenticeships. Highlights include talks from: 

 

  • A technical apprentice at the Science Council about what it is like to work within the sciences 
  • The British Esports Association on the exciting vocational career pathways available 
  • Performance Coach Nikita about the difference she is making as a Neonatal Nurse in the NHS 

Click below to find out more and register! If your or your students are not able to watch live all talks will also be available on demand after the event. 

Find out more & register >

 

"Spotlight Talks are a fantastic opportunity to young people of all ages, and especially during these difficult times. It (the first event) was well received by all of our students, including one who produced his own computer programme after watching one of the talks."

 

Lisa Millward, Careers Lead Erdington Academy

 

Speakers include:

Science Council

British Esports Association

Royal Navy

 

Apprentices across the NHS

Apprentices for Fire and Security

 

Find out more & register ›

 

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ARMY CORPS OF MUSIC

Moving straight along from the huge success of Plymouth Army Careers last Virtual School Surge, we can now offer up booking for our next School surge event running from 8th-12th March 2021.  This time we have engagement teams from the Army Corps of Music (CAMUS).  When it comes to these Virtual Events our teams provide a number of careers presentations and interactive activities.

The Army Corps of Music have over 800 soldiers performing in 22 bands across the Military including everything from ceremonial to rock bands.  They are very open to what you would like to see from them Virtually, if your music departments have some requests feel free to let me know and we can arrange a bespoke music engagement Virtual event, some of the things they offer as standard are as follows: 

  1. Presentations (careers or awareness).
  2. Instrumental masterclasses.
  3. Live Q&S and loads more

If any of your students play an instrument or have shown an interest to music, and would like see what the Army Corps of Music can offer.

Please email and let Wayne.Tutty715@mod.gov.uk know at the ACC Plymouth office.

 

APPRENTICESHIPS:

We are recruiting for our next generation of Degree Apprentices and wanted to share with you a brochure that highlights the great opportunities we have on offer. Please feel free to onward share this to any students that you feel may be interested, they may also wish to check out our Early Careers opportunities on our website…

https://www.morrisons.jobs/early-careers

Should you have any questions about opportunities at Morrisons or our employability skills workshops please do not hesitate to get in touch with your store contact.

Many thanks

Morrisons Early Careers Team