Virtual Work Experience
Students can access a range of fantastic virtual work experience opportunities throughout the year. We recommend the following programmes and websites:
Virtual work experience (springpod.com)
Springpod offers an excellent list of free virtual work experience placements ranging from fashion, finance, healthcare, marketing, sustainability, and software to teaching.
Speakers for Schools
Virtual Work Experience | VWEX | Speakers for Schools
Speakers4Schools aims to provide a level playing field by connecting young people to high-quality virtual work placements, and they have access to 700 top employers. Register to stay up to date with their latest developments.
Brighton and Sussex Medical School
BSMS Virtual Work Experience (thinkific.com)
Suitable for those looking to apply to medical school, this virtual work placement introduces students to the NHS before exploring the roles and skill sets of six different medical specialists.
Future Learn – exploring the Veterinary profession
Introduction to Studying Veterinary Medicine – Course – FutureLearn
A two-week, six-hour course that enables students to learn more about what it takes to become a vet and whether it’s the right career choice for them.
Halliday Fraser Munro
Halliday Fraser Munro – Work Experience Zone (hfm.co.uk)
An online work experience programme for those interested in architecture and design.
Forage (previously InsideSherpa)
Free Virtual Work Experience Programs from Top Companies – Forage (theforage.com)
An excellent website which offers virtual work experience placements from a range of companies, from banking to careers in tech. Most options last up to six hours and involve tutorials, videos and activities.