West Yorkshire Combined Authority | Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) – a range of virtual encounters

  • We have found the below summary of a range of virtual encounters that you might find useful…

o   Observe GP is an alternative to work experience for aspiring medics aged 16 and over, who are living in the UK. It is a free interactive video platform providing insights into the role of a GP and the wider primary care team.

o   BSMSoutreach provides a ‘virtual’ work experience for those looking to apply to medical school. You will be introduced to the NHS before exploring the roles and skill sets of six different medical specialists. Along the way, you will also consider some of the challenges and wider issues doctors face

o   Freeformers Virtual Work Experience  is offered through Barclays LifeSkills and gives students the chance to see the inner workings of Freeformers, and actively work with different departments on one exciting project, helping them solve problems and complete real-life tasks. You will need to register for this but all resources are free.

o   The lawyer portal offers work experience in law firms White & Case LLP, Pinsent Masons LLP and Linklaters LLP. 

o   Architecture and Design offers the opportunity to work on design and build projects with Halliday Fraser Munro, an award winning architecture and planning practice.

o   Hunter Bevan Design and Marketing Agency have set a challenge to create a new brand and marketing campaign for a Car Dealership.

o   Fancy Journalism as a career? The National Council for the Training of Journalists is launching a virtual summer school that you can subscribe to through YouTube.

o   Check out Careers Badger : videos on YouTube providing an insight into some different careers

o   The Nine to Five with Stacey Dooley – Advice and Stories from Stacey Dooley and five 16-18 year olds on the ultimate work experience across different industries

o   Explore different roles in the NHSSubscribe to Health Careers on YouTube to see what the professionals say about their different roles.