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Where can I find work experience?

If you want to experience the world of work and there's a relevant organisation near to you, it's always best to apply directly to the company's human resources department. However, if you're struggling to set up work experience on your own, check out the following organisations...

Sources of work experience
Prospects - Use their quick and easy search tool to find voluntary work and internships.

Enternships - Find work experience with an entrepreneur and get inspiration for starting your own business.

Vinspired - Get involved in career-related volunteering with Vinspired.

Apprenticeships - Apprenticeships offer you the opportunity to earn whilst you learn.

Do-it - Find CV-boosting volunteering opportunities across the UK.

Duke of Edinburgh Award - The Duke of Edinburgh award is always very impressive for employers. There’s a skills section involved where you can develop your experience in areas like money management, committee skills or languages.

The Year in Industry - Are you looking for work experience to do in your gap year before starting at university? If so, this site has everything you need to get work experience hunting.

EmployAbility - Opportunities for disabled and dyslexic students and graduates, including internships and skills workshops.
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