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    I'm currently in year 12 and I'm thinking of applying for computer science courses but my teachers keep going on about the importance of work experience but I have no idea what work experience I should do that would be relevant in my personal statement for a computer science application. I'm aiming for a top university such as St. Andrews but I honestly am clueless as to what to do about this work experience dilemma, is it important for a Computer science application to include work experience or is it a 'great if you have it but not an essential' situation.

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    you don't need work experience for computer science.
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    You're teachers are right it will give you maybe a little edge over other candidates. However with regarding to work experience it does not have to be computer science related.... Volunteer in a computer shop, chairty shop. They don't expect you to start building networks for work experience.
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    (Original post by urbanlocations)
    You're teachers are right it will give you maybe a little edge over other candidates. However with regarding to work experience it does not have to be computer science related.... Volunteer in a computer shop, chairty shop. They don't expect you to start building networks for work experience.
    Thanks for your help
 
 
 
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