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The summer is in full swing and for many, a weeks compulsory slave labour will have occured post-GCSE.
Anyone got any interesting, on not-so interesting Work Experience stories??

I'm a few days into mine, im working in a stockbrokers without air cond. the trains are always late and its hot. And they're meant to be doing ME the favour!
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(Original post by Louise_1988)
The summer is in full swing and for many, a weeks compulsory slave labour will have occured post-GCSE.
Anyone got any interesting, on not-so interesting Work Experience stories??

I'm a few days into mine, im working in a stockbrokers without air cond. the trains are always late and its hot. And they're meant to be doing ME the favour!
Two years ago in year 10 i worked in Allders. It was horrible. No air conditioning there, all i did was TIDY and they kept telling me off for leaning on the glass. I worked 9 - 5.30 and the managers were so power mad. My feet ached so much afterwards. Luckily thats over though now! This summer i'm pleading for places to give me work experience in a pharmacy to help with my uni application.
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Two years ago in year 10 i worked in Allders. It was horrible. No air conditioning there, all i did was TIDY and they kept telling me off for leaning on the glass. I worked 9 - 5.30 and the managers were so power mad. My feet ached so much afterwards. Luckily thats over though now! This summer i'm pleading for places to give me work experience in a pharmacy to help with my uni application.
I got to reorganise the finance director's filing cabinet today. Woooooopy!
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I got to reorganise the finance director's filing cabinet today. Woooooopy!
Sounds...... fun...
The highlight of my entire 2 weeks was scanning about 600 barcodes to do their stocktaking for them :rolleyes:
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I got a mug and a £10 gift voucher at the end of mine!
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I worked in a pharmacy, and the manager insisted on teaching me a little bit more about thrush (and various other sexually transmitted diseases every day!). At the end of the two weeks, I got a book about the importance of fruit in the diet.

Not the best two weeks of my life it has to be said.
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I worked in a vets, and fed snakes rats, walked dogs resusitated a hedghog, it was really cool!
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I worked at a playgroup. The kids were lovely but the adults weren't.
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Two of my friends and myself were placed in different shops in a very dodge suburb. We were scared to walk along the stree to meet eachother for lunch!
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I shadowed an MP - it wasn't that great - the MP in question wasn't impressive and cared very little for me, I was more an inconvenience. I shant be voting for him when I'm 18, that's for sure.
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I shadowed an MP - it wasn't that great - the MP in question wasn't impressive and cared very little for me, I was more an inconvenience. I shant be voting for him when I'm 18, that's for sure.
ooo how did you get that????!!!
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ooo how did you get that????!!!
It's quite easy if you find a nice MP, my brother did it ages ago, I hope to shadow an MP some time too.
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It's quite easy if you find a nice MP, my brother did it ages ago, I hope to shadow an MP some time too.
So you just contact them? my local MP is ann widdecombe. shudder.
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So you just contact them? my local MP is ann widdecombe. shudder.
Haha, have fun! You should try it!
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I did work experience at the local News Centre. Sounds exciting. Wasn't.

I spent the majority of my time sorting newspaper archives into chronilogical order and sealing envelopes.
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I did work experence at a law firm. My host took me to court for three days and I got to sit an watch. It was ok I suppose.
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