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    So, I'm in Year 11 and taking a brief break from the GCSE revision to consider what to do over the lovely long summer break. I feel like I really want to make use of the time I have available and do something useful before starting A levels, so I was considering getting some work experience. The main problem is that I still don't really have much of a plan for the future beyond the next few years, so it might not be that relevant. I have volunteering experience from the past few years, but it would be great to get something extra...A lot of people I know are thinking about this now, otherwise it would be too late to find anything. I really don't want to end up wasting this opportunity, as I have around 7-8 weeks with currently no plans at all.
    Any ideas?
    Thanks for reading all of that, any suggestions would be appreciated!
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    Just wondering if anyone could help me.......many thanks if you can.

    I'm in year 11 too and I'm in the same boat at you. I have asked my teachers at school if any there are any opportunities and they have found me work experience at a hospice. What I'm trying to say is perhaps ask your teachers. I also recommend finding a part time job in anything you like. That can be considered as a work experience as well.

    By the way, what a- levels are you planning to take? Perhaps that would help you find a suitable work experience.

    Hope that helps!

    what courses at university are you planning to do?
    course specific work experience for medicine or law or general volunteering is probably the best
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