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Hello, I was wondering if any one could point me to any engineering or finance student work experiences available. Thanks so much!
Original post by ritags
Hello, I was wondering if any one could point me to any engineering or finance student work experiences available. Thanks so much!

What are you hoping to gain from work experience?
Reply 2
Hi, thank you for replying. I am the first in my family to want to pursue engineering and finance as I love maths, physics and economics. however, there is no one I can talk to. It would be great to have some work experience where I could shadow people at work to get a real perspective before I commit to a uni degree specialisation.
Original post by ritags
Hi, thank you for replying. I am the first in my family to want to pursue engineering and finance as I love maths, physics and economics. however, there is no one I can talk to. It would be great to have some work experience where I could shadow people at work to get a real perspective before I commit to a uni degree specialisation.

https://www.etrust.org.uk/the-year-in-industry is worth a look

Also https://www.etrust.org.uk/residential-insight-into-university is invaluable if you're interested in engineering and need more insight into things - something like https://www.etrust.org.uk/broadbasedengatuniofsheffield would be your best bet (if the cost is too much then they do have bursaries and you're exactly who they're aiming their summer schools at) they also offer a virtual version https://www.etrust.org.uk/insight-into-university

Smallpiece have a similar scheme https://www.smallpeicetrust.org.uk/momentum-events but no details yet for next summer
Neon also offer various experiences https://neonfutures.org.uk/experiences/?input-autocomplete=&school_id=&locationType=all&ageGroups=16-to-18-years&search=&page=1&educationLevels=all

https://www.teweek.org.uk/ this is also coming up soon

Lots of universities also run residential experiences and summer schools independently - if you look on their websites or google you should find details although many aren't specific about summer 2024 activities yet (eg https://www.southampton.ac.uk/schools-colleges/residentials-summer-schools.page or https://www.swansea.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/courses/engineering/summer-schools/ )
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Thank you so much!
Find local companies, email hr & explain your situation (concisely & politely) then see if they reply

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