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    I know I need work experience to help get future jobs, but I don't know where to look. indeed is for paying jobs, and it doesn't come up with much. my school offered limited work experience in year 10/11, which I didn't get, and they haven't offered anything yet now I'm in 6th form

    any help??
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    (Original post by yourjewishpal)
    I know I need work experience to help get future jobs, but I don't know where to look. indeed is for paying jobs, and it doesn't come up with much. my school offered limited work experience in year 10/11, which I didn't get, and they haven't offered anything yet now I'm in 6th form

    any help??
    Hi there,

    It's great that you are looking ahead to future employment and getting some experience and skills now.

    I would advise using the following sites to search for local volunteering/work placements online:

    https://do-it.org/
    https://vinspired.com/

    If you could let me know about the types of career ideas you have in mind for the future I may be able to suggest some more specific organisations for you.

    Volunteering positions are a fantastic way to gain work experience, build up your skills and your CV. I wish you all the best with everything and we are available on TSR any time you need us.

    Thanks - Sophie.
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    (Original post by yourjewishpal)
    I know I need work experience to help get future jobs, but I don't know where to look. indeed is for paying jobs, and it doesn't come up with much. my school offered limited work experience in year 10/11, which I didn't get, and they haven't offered anything yet now I'm in 6th form

    any help??
    If you live in or near a city, you can ask the city council which would help find and provide you one.
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    Hi there,

    It's great that you are looking ahead to future employment and getting some experience and skills now.

    I would advise using the following sites to search for local volunteering/work placements online:

    https://do-it.org/
    https://vinspired.com/

    If you could let me know about the types of career ideas you have in mind for the future I may be able to suggest some more specific organisations for you.

    Volunteering positions are a fantastic way to gain work experience, build up your skills and your CV. I wish you all the best with everything and we are available on TSR any time you need us.

    Thanks - Sophie.
    I'm interested in art, which I think is quite hard to find work experience for. so stuff like designing would be ok, but I'm more for concept art, illustration etc
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    (Original post by yourjewishpal)
    I'm interested in art, which I think is quite hard to find work experience for. so stuff like designing would be ok, but I'm more for concept art, illustration etc
    Thanks for your reply.

    Sometimes when it comes to work experience it's about thinking outside the box. There are lots of organisations that you might not think have any design or illustration positions but most likely do.

    Another thing with w/e is, it can be a little time consuming to come up with a list of places to contact but it can be very worthwhile.

    You could think about contacting the following places:

    - Local papers/magazines
    - Local theatre groups
    - Local art museums

    You could also look to get involved in any local community art projects which are taking place. The Do-it website might have some opportunities to get involved at a community level.

    When you are looking to get into talent based and creative careers it really comes down to your artistic flair, make sure you have or will start a portfolio of your work to show the people you are approaching for work experience how good you are.

    Another website you may find helpful -

    https://ccskills.org.uk/careers/events-opps

    I hope this helps!

    Thanks - Sophie.
 
 
 
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