Find out about the different types of employment and work experience available.
There are lots of different types of employment, from jobs and apprenticeships, to temporary or voluntary positions with internships and volunteering. Find out more about the different options available to you to secure professional work experience.
Earn while you learn and gain professional experience with an apprenticeship.
Head straight into the world of work with a job. Find out more about how to look for jobs and advice on applying.
An internship gives you the opportunity to work at a company to learn new skills and gain experience in a particular industry or job role. Get advice on finding one and the skills you might learn.
Volunteering is an unpaid way to make a difference to peoples’ lives and the community around you, but can also look great on a CV, apprenticeship application, or personal statement.
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There are lots of different ways you can start working in your chosen field. Levi, Alex, and Ella’s stories show you how they secured their careers, all following different paths including university, apprenticeships, and a school leaver scheme.
Grace speaks about her apprenticeship experience at IBM, doing something different from her friends, and her advice to future apprentices.
Not sure which path to take to meet your career goals? Whether it's apprenticeships, university, or something else, there are different ways you can get working for well-known brands in whatever field you choose.