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Careers events

Throughout the year we will host a number of events at school which focus on careers, aspirations, enterprise and future study.

We will also list below any events in the city and region which may be relevant. Events include:

Careers events are still taking place during the Coronavirus outbreak , they have just moved online!

Creative Career Experiences ‘Live & Online’

InvestIn Education are presenting career experience programmes in five relevant industries LIVE & ONLINE this spring.

Their ‘Live & Online’ programmes give students the opportunity to gain crucial work experience from the comfort of their own home. They are delivered by top professionals who will immerse students in simulations of their real-life work PLUS be on-hand throughout to answer their questions live. They will focus on:

  • Film-Making
  • Law
  • International Politics
  • Architecture
  • Entrepreneurship

You can view the whole programme of online events here, or click through to the individual events below:

The Young Entrepreneur Programme: 2 May 2020
Coaching on: Strategy, marketing, rapid growth, recruitment, fundraising and more. Take part in a competitive, cutting-edge simulation where you must grow a business rapidly over a condensed 12-month period.

The Young Lawyer Programme: 3 May 2020
Coaching on: Criminal, Corporate, Human Rights and Family Law. Take part in a live, simulated murder trial. Debate a high-profile human rights case. Challenge opponents in a litigation case. Public speaking coaching by barristers.

The Young Architect Programme: 9 May 2020
Coaching on: Cutting-edge, 3D visualisations of innovative designs. Smart city and digital infrastructure scoping. RIBA Stages 2 and 3 of building design in accordance with a client brief.

The Young Political Leader Programme: 10 May 2020
Coaching on: Working as a UN Ambassador in a ‘Model UN’ simulation; acting as a Diplomat advising the UK government; tackling poverty during an International Development crisis.

The Young Filmmaker Programme: 16 May 2020
Coaching on: scriptwriting, directing and production, planning and pitching a successful film, post-production editing, sound production (J-cuts and L-cuts).

For details of InvestIn’s other online programmes, please click here