Sourcing Work Experience
Gaining work experience is one of the best ways of developing more skills, of understanding what you enjoy doing in a work environment, and of supporting your academic studies by increasing your self-confidence and becoming more versatile and adaptable in your approach.
There are lots of options to choose from and there will be something for everyone, regardless of interests, ideas, abilities and level of study. But before you start trawling through actual vacancies, there are some things you need to think about, so look at these hints and tips first.
Now, armed with that useful information, check out the following to find out what’s on offer and to work out what you would like to try.
- 12 month placements, including Year in Industry and Year in Employment Scheme
- Casual / part-time work, including AberWorks
- Bespoke opportunities at Penglais School, Aberystwyth, and the Aberystwyth Justice Centre
- Work-related experiences, such as committee membership and other positions of responsibility
- GO Wales
- Opportunities overseas