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Work Experience

Work experience is a great way to try out your dream job without the commitment.

There are lots of skills you could learn from work experience – find out what they are and how you can use them to apply for jobs.
You don’t stop learning once you leave school – lifelong learning is important for your future job opportunities and success.
Take a look at some work experience ideas for Christmas lovers and see if there’s something that inspires you to get into the holiday spirit.
Have a placement coming up soon or are thinking of applying? Take a look at some of our top tips for your first day of work experience.
Curious about what your work experience placement might involve? Read stories of real students and get some insights into what to expect.
Keen to explore a green career? We have some green work experience ideas to spark your curiosity – including in some industries you might not have considered.
If you love to dance, we have some work experience ideas that can help you explore your passion and turn it into a career.
Get all your burning work experience questions answered – we go through some FAQs so you can go into your placement with confidence.
If you love swimming, take a look at these work experience ideas and get inspired for future potential career options.
Thinking of a future career in health? Work experience is a great way to build skills and get a taste of your future options in medicine.

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