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    I know an important part of the work experience undertaken is to show commitment. I've done quite a bit of work experience but the longest is probably since March, which is volunteering with an after school club. However I have also spent three of my afternoon form periods reading with children with reading difficulties for pretty much the past year; helping them read. However this stops when it is the holidays.
    I'm sort of worried interviewers will pick up on this as a lot of my experience is just in bits, e.g. a week with Vitalise and a 2 day placement at a hospital that I'm doing later this month etc.
    Also whats the best way to make the most out of my work experience at the hospital. I realise I am lucky to have this so how can I make the most of it?
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    I wouldnt worry too much about it, from the sounds of it in terms of long term commitment you probably tick the boxes - if anything it might be worth getting a couple more clinical based ones for a few days - interviewers understand there is a limit to how much you can be expected to do.

    In terms of what to do in a hospital - if you can, just see as many different specialisms as possible, but dont be too brief with any of them - maybe spend half a day doing one thing then half a day doing something else. That way you maximise exposure whilst ensuring depth. You aint going to shake the world in 2 days, so just try to take in as much as you can
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    (Original post by martin101)
    I wouldnt worry too much about it, from the sounds of it in terms of long term commitment you probably tick the boxes - if anything it might be worth getting a couple more clinical based ones for a few days - interviewers understand there is a limit to how much you can be expected to do.

    In terms of what to do in a hospital - if you can, just see as many different specialisms as possible, but dont be too brief with any of them - maybe spend half a day doing one thing then half a day doing something else. That way you maximise exposure whilst ensuring depth. You aint going to shake the world in 2 days, so just try to take in as much as you can
    Thanks, do you think its too late to get into a GPs?
    The only time I could probably do it is the last week of the holidays. Shall I just email and see?
    What do I say? Like what type of work could I do in a GP surgery?
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    Quality >>>>>>>>>>> Quantity
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    ahh, macca. but surely greater quantity, by definition, is >>>>> quality.


    ('>>>' being a reference to quantification, after all)
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    (Original post by indie_couture)
    Thanks, do you think its too late to get into a GPs?
    The only time I could probably do it is the last week of the holidays. Shall I just email and see?
    What do I say? Like what type of work could I do in a GP surgery?
    Emails tend to get ignored based on experience... if you have any friends' parents who are doctors you could grill them for anyone who will take you - that was fruitful in my case, or if not I suggest either ringing up, or marching into the surgery and getting an answer there and then.
 
 
 
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