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Virtual Work Experience

Virtual work experience - why it might help you stand out

The parents guide to virtual work experience

What is virtual work experience?

Virtual work experience, also referred to as online, remote, or digital, provides you with the opportunity to gain experience in the workplace, develop skills, boost your employability, and explore new industries and job roles.

Below is a list of some free virtual work experience placements plus careers information/tips Some will give a flavour of a career and some are actual placements where you need to register, apply, and complete work (up to 5-day placement).  Other forms of work experience you can demonstrate (if safe to do so) such as volunteering (at a foodbank?) taking shopping to elderly neighbours, dog walking,  Extracurricular activities – DoE, Scouts, Guides, Clubs or take up a new skill such as sign language  

British Sign Language For as little as a £3 donation you can start a course in BSL online –

Also, look at individual Employers via their website