Civil Engineering Online Sessions

Interested in a career in Civil Engineering ?   The Institute of Civil Engineering are running an on-line session – Tuesday 9th April from 11am to 12:15pm It’s aimed at senior phase pupils and they will hear from three civil engineers working in the transport sector in the Midlands, who will share their own civil engineering journeys and describe how they spend their working days   Booking is through the ICE website Understanding transport careers in civil engineering for students | Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Lloyds Banking Group Work Experience Day

Lloyds Banking Group Work Experience Day taking place in Edinburgh Opportunity to network and discover what it’s really like to be part of a leading financial institution When: Saturday 13th April Time: 10am-12.30pm / 2-4.30pm Please click the application link to sign up and select which time slot you’d like to join. You can also bring a parent / guardian along with you if traveling from outside of Edinburgh. Gain something fantastic to put on future applications / CV Application Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3JPK3JF

AON Work Experience

AON, a global professional services firm, are offering a Work Insights Programme that will give 40 work-experience placements to 5/6thyear students in Glasgow during the Summer term.   The programme is running from Wednesday 19thJune – Friday 21stJune.   Apply Here: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=vN3PlCcGSkmteimuo66oMmaQsh-7BVBAkkQB7SflK09UN1RWM0M0M0dQMEZURExMQ1VGS1BONVFERC4u

Deloitte in Person Glasgow Work Experience 8th -10th July 2024

Deloitte in Person Glasgow Work Experience 8th -10th July 2024 If you’re in S5, making the right career choice is probably on your radar already. If you’re not too sure where to begin or want to test out your talents to see where they fit best, then the Deloitte Career Shaper days are for you. This is your chance to see how different career paths align to your unique talents and strengths. You’ll take a closer look at Deloitte life and get to grips with what each of their business areas actually does. You’ll even get to take part in immersive case studies, develop life skills and benefit from employability sessions that’ll help to set you up for your future career. Apply here: https://pathwayctm.com/opportunity/deloitte-career-shapers-work-experience/ Support with your application? Contact: student@pathwayctm.com

JP Morgan Chase – Modern and Graduate Apprenticeship

If you want to earn your undergraduate degree whilst working in our business alongside our industry experts, we’re looking for highly motivated individuals who have a passion for financial services and are looking to get ahead in their career.   This four-year apprenticeship programme offers a comprehensive introduction to the work of financial services and the chance to obtain a full honors degree in Business Management: Financial Services from Heriot Watt University alongside valuable work experience at our Edinburgh offices.   Salary: £24,000 Academic entry requirements: BBBB at Scottish Higher level (or equivalent) Start Date: September 2024   For further details of the programme and to submit a full application please click here.   If you are not interested in studying for an undergraduate degree we also offer a Modern Apprenticeship Programme in Customer Services.   This 16 month programme based at our state-of-the-art contact centre at South Gyle provides the opportunity to study a variety of interesting modules and develop important skills such as handling complaints, understanding customer service principles and much more!   Salary: £20,000 Academic entry requirements: National 5 qualifications including Maths and English Start Date: September 2024   For further details of the programme and to submit a full application please click here.   I  

Celeros Flow Technology

Celeros Flow Technology is a leading supplier of highly engineered, mission-critical flow control pumps, valves, filtration and closure technology   They are looking to grow the next generation of talent within their organisation with opportunities available on both Modern and Graduate Apprenticeship Programmes   Modern Apprenticeship Work toward an NC or HNC is Mechanical Engineering   Required National 5 passes at level C or above (Inc Maths, English, Science Subject (PrefPhysics), Tech Subject   Graduate Apprenticeship Work towards a BEng in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.   Required Higher Passes of BBBC including Maths and a Schience (Pref Physics) Plus a C in Nat 5 English Relevant Work Experience is also accepted   For more information contact Monica Pearson in HR Monica.pearson@celerosft.com

ScotRail Vacancies

ScotRail are offering a fantastic opportunity for young people to join their teams, with 24 engineering vacancies available across our depots in Scotland. These apprenticeships will provide individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to build a successful career in the railway industry, from maintaining and repairing trains to ensuring their safe and efficient operation.   In addition to the engineering opportunities, we also have 1 exciting admin position available. This role will offer valuable experience in a fast-paced environment, allowing the apprentice to develop their administrative and operational skills.   We are committed to developing the future workforce of ScotRail and are passionate about creating opportunities for young people. Our apprenticeships combine on-the-job training with academic learning, equipping participants with the necessary skills and qualifications to succeed in their chosen field.   Customer Service apprenticeships will be advertised soon. Details of vacancies  and where to apply –   MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE (MULTI-SKILLED) – (Haymarket Depot) – ScotRail: MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE (MULTI-SKILLED) MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE (MULTI-SKILLED) – (Corkerhill Depot) – ScotRail: MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE (MULTI-SKILLED) MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE (MULTI-SKILLED) – (Shields Depot) – ScotRail: MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE (MULTI-SKILLED) MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE (MULTI-SKILLED) – (Inverness Depot) – ScotRail: MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE (MULTI-SKILLED)   MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ADMINISTRATION (Glasgow Based) – ScotRail: MODERN APPRENTICESHIP – ADMINISTRATION

Morgan Stanley Apprenticeships – Close 10th March

Last chance to apply for the Morgan Stanley apprenticeship vacancies for 2024. Applications close on 10th March    2024 Accounting Apprenticeship (Glasgow) – Morgan Stanley Campus (tal.net)   2024 Operations Graduate Apprenticeship Program (Glasgow) – Morgan Stanley Campus (tal.net)   2024 Technology Professional Degree Programme – (IT Management for Business Apprenticeship) (Glasgow) – Morgan Stanley Campus (tal.net)   2024 Technology Professional Degree Programme – (Application Development Apprenticeship) (Glasgow) – Morgan Stanley Campus (tal.net)

Network Rail – Apprenticeship

Get your career on track – Apprenticeships with Network Rail are now live!!    After completing the course, you’ll have your SCQF Level 6 in Railway Engineering.   You could even have further support and sponsorship from to attend university and the chance to achieve professional qualifications. When you start your career with an Engineering Apprenticeship, anything is possible.   Many Apprentices go on to hold senior positions within Network Rail.   You’ll need at least National 5’s   English, a Science and Maths at Grades A-C, and one other subject at Grades A-C or equivalent. You also need to be aged 18 or over on, or before the start of the scheme to be eligible to apply. Apply here: https://www.apprenticeships.scot/vacancy-details/?refCode=158132

Insight into Amazon – Business and Economics

Are you interested in entering the world of business & economics after you leave school? Perhaps you are looking for some business & economics work experience that would set you above the rest when it comes to applying for university or apprenticeships?   During Scottish Apprenticeship week – you have an opportunity to hear from one of the world’s biggest ever companies – Amazon, who will be hosting their Virtual Insight to Amazon Event with a Business & Economics twist to the event! This will be taking place on Tuesday 5th March 2024, from 5pm – 6pm   Great opportunity to widen your knowledge on key business topics such as buying and merchandising, how to set correct price points for certain products, analysing what sells well and what doesn’t, all of which are specialised by Amazon.   This virtual event will be delivered by key business leaders at Amazon as well as potential future employers, who will also share their secret tips and tricks on how to secure a business role at Amazon.   If you have an interest in entering the world of business & economics then please sign up through the application link below. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TJCL7BX

Rolls Royce Apprenticeships

Rolls Royce have 17 Practical Apprenticeship and 2 Degree Apprenticeship places available and entry requirements are as follows:   Advanced Practical Apprentices (Machinist or Manufacturing Services Engineers) – 4 National 5’s including English, Maths and Physics.   Degree Apprenticeships (Manufacturing Engineer or Supply Chain Logistics) – 5 Highers at C or above including English and Maths Full Details and to Apply: https://careers.rolls-royce.com/united-kingdom/students-and-graduates/apprenticeships-and-school-leavers

BAE Systems – Online Spotlight Sessions

BAE Systems gives you all the training, learning and support you will need to flourish during your apprenticeship. Apprentices are our future. During Scottish Apprenticeship Week, the will be delivering online spotlight sessions on the following roles. No need to register, simply click on the link and learn more about what each role entails, have your early career questions answered and discover how you can embrace the opportunity to develop a career with real purpose at BAE Systems DATE TIME SPOTLIGHT LINK Mon 4 Mar 24 11:00-11:30am Steelwork, Burning https://meet343.webex.com/meet343/j.php?MTID=m99cd8030b96352c337cf7bd3b418a560 Tue 5 Mar 24 11:00-11:30am Steelwork, Pipefitting https://meet343.webex.com/meet343/j.php?MTID=mb7f209f9c45df17c71b211659909c654 Tue 5 Mar 24 14:00- 1430pm Application support https://meet343.webex.com/meet343/j.php?MTID=m589a5cdb6fb603b999d44ca2ef498bb3 Wed 6 Mar 24 14:00-14:30pm Steelwork, Fabricating https://meet343.webex.com/meet343/j.php?MTID=m3b3ce333e6c63cb13408d0c0a501813d Thu 7 Mar 24 10:30-11:00am Trials and Commissioning https://meet343.webex.com/meet343/j.php?MTID=m66cef2b7fe68bb7ff8c9a5ebe31e0831

Scottish Space School 2024

Applications are OPEN to all S5 pupils in Scotland for Scottish Space School 2 The residential programme will be running on campus from 10-14 June 2024. Meet NASA astronauts & engineers and learn more about engineering study https://bit.ly/strathSSS Applications will open in February for the programme which will run in June. Please note the following key dates if you wish to apply: Key Dates – June 2024 Space School Programme Applications Open Friday 16 February 2024 Application Deadline Monday 18 March 2024 Teacher Statement Deadline Monday 25 March 2024 Decisions Announced Monday 15 April 2024 Programme Taking Place Monday 10 – Friday 14 June 2024 Apply here: https://spaceschool.eng.strath.ac.uk/register.aspx

Howden Engineering – Apprenticeships OPEN !

Howden Engineering have an excellent opportunity for 10 individuals to join their Programme and complete a 4 Year Engineering Apprenticeship within the Compressors business, based in Renfrew. Throughout the 4 Year Apprenticeship Programme, their qualified Engineering team in conjunction with their accredited Training Centre will mentor successful candidates, enabling them to develop successfully to build a career in Howden and reach their full potential. Applications will remain open until Friday 22nd March 2024, with interviews taking place offsite on Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th May 2024 Full details can be found via the following link, and searching for ‘Engineering Apprenticeship’ Careers (myworkdayjobs.com)

Dental Nurse – Apprenticeship Opportunity

Foggo Dental Practice is a family run practice offering a full range of NHS & Private treatments They have an exciting opportunity for someone to join their team as an apprentice dental nurse Nat 5 Maths and English are preferred However if the right candidate has an excellent work ethic and is willing to accept extra support – Lesser qualifications would be considered For more information please contact the practice on david@foggodentalpractice.co.uk Phone: 0141 881 1287

Riverside Music College

Riverside Music College are hosting an open date on Thursday 8th February Riverside College is holding an Open Day for our full-time HND courses on Thursday 8th February from 10.00am – 12.00pm and 12.00pm – 2.00pm.   This will include meeting our senior lecturers, receiving information on our courses and a tour of our campus.   Please specify which time slot you would be interested in.   Early confirmation of attendance would be appreciated as numbers will be limited. .   Courses available are:   HND Music Performance: Composition, Songwriting & Production HND Music Performance: Performing Musician & Teaching HND Sound Production: Audio Engineering HND Sound Production: Multimedia Audio Production & Electronic Artist   A digital prospectus is attached.   Please note that our HND students have access to studying BSc Audio Engineering (Year 3) and BA Popular Music (Year 3). These courses are taught at Riverside Music College in partnership with Perth UHI. sign up here https://riversidemusiccollege.ac.uk/open-day-sign-up-form/  

City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College Applications for sessions 2024/25 are now Open! Applications for full-time courses starting in August 2024 are now open.  Applications can be made directly on our website. Information on how to apply can be found here. To support our applications going live we are holding an Open Day across both of our campuses this weekend for pupils to come in, chat to lecturers about courses available and have a look around our state-of-the-art facilities.   Open Day will run at both campuses from 10am until 3pm, this Saturday the 20th of January 2024. To book your attendance at our Open Day, click here.      Please note: Depending on what course you’re interested in studying, you’ll have to visit either our City Campus or our Riverside campus.     Which campus to visit  City Campus  📍 19 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0RF   Join us at our City Campus if you’re interested in studying:   Creative Industries Education and Humanities Hospitality and Leisure Construction and Built Environment Computing and Cyber Security     Riverside Campus  📍 21 Thistle Street, Glasgow, G5 9XB    Visit our Riverside campus if you’re interested in studying: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Nautical (Deck, ETO and Engineering Cadetships) Shipping Companies Recruitment and training representatives from shipping companies will be there on the day to possibly offer cadetships. So, we recommend you bring your CV to pass on to companies attending on the day if you’re interested in a maritime career. Companies who have attended in the past include BAE Systems, Clyde Marine Training, Ship Safe Training Group, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Navy Reserves, V-Ships, Shell, Carnival Cruises, Chiltern Maritime, Princess Cruises, Anglo Eastern, Stream Marine, AM Crewing, RFA.     Questions If you have any questions or specific requirements for attending either Open Day please get in touch at events@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk  

Howden Engineering – Open Evening

Howden Engineering are delighted to announce that they will be hosting their annual Apprenticeship Open Evening on Wednesday 24th January 2024 There will be 2 sessions held on the night Session 1 – 5pm – 6pm Session 2 6pm – 7pm Both will take place at their Renfrew site (Old Govan Road, Renfrew, PA4 8XJ). Registration is now open, and places can be secured here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/howden-apprentice-open-evening-tickets-795340333347

Scotland’s Rural College

Scotland’s Rural College   Please join us on Jan 22nd from 4.30pm till 5pm for our virtual on-line information session to find out about our exciting range of senior phase course options, available for pupils from S4 to S6. Many of our courses are delivered on-line and are a perfect introduction to the land-based and veterinary/animal sectors.   To book your place please visit www.sruc.ac.uk/opendays or to join on the day please click this link https://bit.ly/3RoeqJY shortly before 4.30pm.

Law Career Insight Day

There’s no better way to find out if a career in law is for you than to experience it for yourself. Work experience with Scotland’s leading law firm gives you an insight into who we are, what we do and what’s important to us as a business. Whether you’re interested in becoming a lawyer, or prefer to focus on a business service specialism – such as marketing, IT, finance or HR – there are a diverse range of career opportunities to choose from. Brodies is hosting a Law Career Insight Day for S4-S6 on 27th Feb. You can find info here about this and other opportunities here: Early careers | Brodies LLP

Upcoming College Open Days

  South Lanarkshire College When:  Tuesday 16th January Time: 4.30pm – 7pm Glasgow Clyde College (Langside Campus) When: Saturday 20th January Time:  10am – 12noon City of Glasgow College (Riverside and City Campus) When: Saturday 20th January Time: 10am – 3pm Riverside Music College When: Thursday 8th February Time: 10am – 2pm

Get Into Medicine / Dentistry Conference

The next Get Into Medicine / Dentistry Conference dates have now been released. Full details below For aspiring Doctors: FREE LIVE VIRTUAL Get Into Medicine conference dates: Saturday 13th January, 9:30am – 3pm Sunday 14th January, 9:30am – 3pm For aspiring Dentists: FREE LIVE VIRTUAL Get Into Dentistry conference dates: Sunday 28th January, 9:30am – 3pm Students and parents can register for free at this link: Medicine: https://medicmentor.org/get-into-medicine-ucas-conference/ Dentistry: https://dental-mentor.org/get-into-dentistry-ucas-conference/ All aspiring doctors and dentists in years 3-S5 These conferences offer tailored advice for medicine and dentistry, covering a range of crucial topics: – Tactically choosing universities – Personal statements – UCAT – Medical & Dental school interview skills – Medical Leadership Programmes – Awards Programmes – Extracurricular activities – Work experience – Building a CV – Applying for scholarships Medical Registration Link: https://airtable.com/appgXnyzN5ZD9Iwk6/shry7MZYtt3MGPjvO Dental Registration Link: https://airtable.com/appgXnyzN5ZD9Iwk6/shrBuiR7SBAcC19kE

AON – Work Experience Opportunity

  AON, a global professional services firm, are offering a 3 day Work Insights Programme (work experience) to young people aged 16-19 years old in Glasgow during the February Half Term – Monday 12th-Wednesday 14th February 2024. The programme will arm you with practical experience that will help you make better decisions for your future career, and invite you into the often-closed world of Financial and Professional Services. 77% of participants said they were more likely to consider a career in financial/professional services. 84% said they would recommend the opportunity to their peers. The programme offers mentorship with Aon employees, group competitions, and company-wide networking. Lunch & travel expenses are provided. MORE INFORMATION The 10-minute application is below. Deadline: Thursday 11th January 2024. APPLY HERE If you have questions, email aonwex@connectr.com.

Medical Administrator – Apprenticeship

A busy, medical practice based in Rutherglen is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, friendly and motivated Modern Apprentice in a Medical Administrator role. This job will involve reception duties and the provision of general support to the multidisciplinary team. Duties can include but are not limited to, greeting and directing patients, effective use of the appointment system, booking appointments, processing of information and assisting patients as required and liaising with staff and external agencies. For more information and to apply: https://www.apprenticeships.scot/vacancy-details/?refCode=155995

Riverside Music College

Riverside Music College will be holding an Open Day for our full-time HND courses on Thursday 8th February from 10.00am – 12.00pm and another slot from 12.00pm – 2.00pm.  This will include meeting our senior lecturers, receiving information on our courses, and a tour of our campus. We would like to invite your 4th, 5th and 6th year students along to this. Courses available are: HND Music Performance: Composition, Songwriting & Production HND Music Performance: Performing Musician & Teaching HND Sound Production: Audio Engineering HND Sound Production: Multimedia Audio Production & Electronic Artist A digital prospectus is attached.RMC Prospectus 2023-24

BBC – Journalist Researcher Apprenticeship

BBC Scotland are currently recruiting a Journalist Researcher apprentice to join their team. What will you be doing?   Work alongside BBC news and sports teams to develop your journalistic skills, creating and delivering quality content for TV, online, digital, and audio. Get involved with all newsroom activities, such as sourcing and securing suitable guests or contributors, writing briefs for your team or shooting and editing films. Find and create stories for diverse audiences, including coming up with ideas, carrying out in-depth research and assisting with interviews. Learn from and work with experts in the field at the biggest broadcasting organisation in the world. And you’ll study for your industry recognised NCTJ Diploma and your journalism apprenticeship, learning both on and off the job.   Where does the role lead to?   This scheme starts in September 2024 on a continuing contract. The apprenticeship will typically lead to a role as a Journalism Researcher at the BBC. WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?   To be eligible for an apprenticeship, you must:   Be aged 18 or over when the apprenticeship starts in September 2024 Be legally allowed to work in the UK full time Have Maths and English GCSEs at 9-4/A-C or National 5s (Scotland) at A-C or equivalent Do not hold or currently working towards the NCTJ Diploma Have been resident in either the UK or EEA since September 2021 (Not applicable for individuals under the statuses within EP350 such as Homes for Ukraine). For more information and to apply for this role: https://careers.bbc.co.uk/job/Glasgow-Journalist-Researcher-Apprenticeship-SCQF-7-Glasgow-G511DA/781933302/

British Army – Insight Session

Ever thought about joining the British Army Join a Live Virtual Event to see where you could fit in: Tuesday, 12 December, 13:00 – 16:00. Find out about Basic Training and gain insight into what your life could be like in the British Army. Register https://ow.ly/MXAf50Q9O2R

Ace your apprenticeship interview

For those of you hoping to apply for an apprenticeship now or in the future – this session is for YOU Lots of valuable guidance to get you interview ready!! Taking place online – Thursday 14th December Sign up below https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/teach-the-nation-ace-your-apprenticeship-interview-tickets-763340651437?aff=oddtdtcreator 🎟️ If you are looking to start an apprenticeship, this session gives you all the skills you need to succeed at your interview 🧠 These sessions are structured in a way that’s easy to understand for any background and level of knowledge ⏰ Please note that all times mentioned are GMT Who should attend? 👉 Anyone who has an interest in starting their career with an apprenticeship or has succeeded in getting an interview for an apprenticeship position. 👉 Those who are keen to make a great first impression to help secure their job role 👉 This workshop is also a great refresher for those who want to hone their interview skills and get tips on how to succeed. By the end of the session you will gain: ✅ How to prepare for an interview ✅ Common interview questions and how to answer them ✅ How to align the employer’s job requirements with your interests and skills

Club Clyde – Cardonald College

Glasgow Clyde College have recently introduced a free weekly evening club for young people with additional needs.   The club will take place every Tuesday evening at Glasgow Clyde College, Cardonald Campus. (5pm-7pm) Young people will take part in various activities including arts & crafts, games, music, cookery, bingo, disco, karaoke and lots more.   The sessions are aimed at S3-S6 pupils who are considering progressing to college as a pathway after school. They hope that fun evening groups like this will help with future transitions.  Places for younger pupils will also be considered and they are very happy to discuss this on an individual basis.   If interested parents/carers can call the School of Supported Education on 07468476789 or 0141 272 3250 to discuss a place.

BAE Systems – Work Experience

BAE Systems are delighted to announce that they are starting to release their 2024 Work Experience Placement. For now, the only date open for applications is 29 January – 1 February 2024.  They will officially launch the remainder of dates in January but keen to allow time for applications over December.   Join BAE Systems Maritime Naval Ships team for a one week work experience placement and earn a Silver Industrial Cadet Award. Our work experience placements will take place Monday to Thursday (8.30 -15.30) for pupils aged 16 -18 at either our Scotstoun and Govan sites. Students will spend time learning about BAE System’s apprentice programmes, the business and spend time in a workshop environment creating a project that they will then be asked to do a short presentation on.   On this one week programme, students will develop their skills and experience through live face to face sessions and activities devised and delivered by our apprentices and engineers. From combat systems to environmental engineers, project managers and steelworkers, students will learn with experts in their fields, illustrating the impact they are making on the future of ship design and the wide range of career pathways open to students when they leave school.   Students will work on an individual project and spend time with our early careers experts who will help them explore their strengths as well as school leaver opportunities. While students will have an opportunity to experience a range of BAE functions and crafts on all WEX programmes, the Scotstoun programmes will have a larger focus towards electrical, plumbing, pipe welding, sheet metal design and fabrication crafts. The Govan programme will have a larger focus towards steelwork, welding, burning and fabrication crafts.     Key Summary points:   Placements will be delivered over a one week period at either our Scotstoun or Govan site Pupils will asked to arrive no later than 8.30am Monday morning and will be responsible for arranging their own transport to sites All PPE will be provided & Lunches will be provided Applications can be made direct at: https://www.baesystems.com/en/careers/careers-in-the-uk/getting-ready-for-work/work-experience# If you require any support with your application, please find Mrs McIntosh in the pastoral base to discuss

Morgan Stanley’s Step In, Step Up – Women in STEM programme

Applications are now open for Morgan Stanley’s Step In, Step Up – Women in STEM programme   Applications are open until 31st January.   PLEASE NOTE: Spaces get filled on a rolling basis so if interested, I would encourage early applications The Step In, Step Up programme is an introductory event designed for S4-S6 pupils, students need to be 16 at the time of attending. The event will give an insight into the different technology programmes Morgan Stanley offers, as well as giving participants the opportunity to: Participate in interactive challenges led by our Technology Department Listen to panel sessions with the opportunity to ask questions Network with a wide variety of employees Gain an understating of the Morgan Stanley recruitment process This event will be held on 13th & 14th February 2024 Apply here: https://morganstanley.tal.net/vx/mobile-0/brand-2/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/2/opp/16927-2024-Step-In-Step-Up-Women-in-STEM-Glasgow/en-GB At Morgan Stanley, we strive to build an organisation that is diverse in experience and background, reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. One way we demonstrate this commitment is through our Step In, Step Up Programme which is an integral part of our recruiting efforts.

Morgan Stanley 2024 Graduate Apprenticeship Opportunities 

Morgan Stanley 2024 Graduate Apprenticeship Opportunities Applications are now live on the Morgan Stanley website and close 10th March 2024, they also have a number of events running in the coming weeks which are all virtual and will give further insights into their different opportunities. All opportunities are open to S5/S6 pupils. Please find attached flyers with QR codes that you can scan to apply/register to the different programmes and events. MS1 MS2

Rolls-Royce – Open Evening

Rolls-Royce will be holding an open evening at their site in Inchinnan on Thursday 18th January, to provide students and parents an opportunity to explore the apprenticeship opportunities available. This will be open to students currently in S4 to S6 and their families. There are two slots at 5pm and 6pm, and tickets need to be booked in advance. 5pm Link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rolls-royce-advanced-apprenticeship-open-evening-inchinnan-uk-tickets-763870125107?aff=oddtdtcreator 6pm Link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rolls-royce-advanced-apprenticeship-open-evening-inchinnan-uk-tickets-763873625577?aff=oddtdtcreator

Get Into Dentistry

As we approach 2024, the upcoming Get Into Dentistry conference will be the LAST opportunity of the year for your students to gather essential insights into dentistry, and understand the key steps of the UCAS application process. Our FREE virtual UCAS conferences ensure that students from all backgrounds have equal access to invaluable information. These sessions provide comprehensive guidance on the skills necessary for dental schools, assisting students in their effective preparation. Additionally, we explore various resources to help students excel when their time comes. The next upcoming UCAS conferences are for aspiring Dentists at the FREE LIVE VIRTUAL Get Into Dentistry conference on Saturday 2nd December 9:30am – 3pm. Students and parents can register for free at this link: https://dental-mentor.org/get-into-dentistry-ucas-conference/ All aspiring dental in years S3-S5 are invited to register. These conferences offer tailored advice for dental, covering a range of crucial topics: – Tactically choosing universities – Personal statements – UCAT – Dental school interview skills – Medical Leadership Programmes – Awards Programmes – Extracurricular activities – Work experience – Building a CV – Applying for scholarships We encourage both students and parents to participate in these invaluable sessions. Spaces are limited, so students should register as soon as they can using the link below. For this reason, we kindly request that students only book one conference. Dental Registration Link: https://airtable.com/appgXnyzN5ZD9Iwk6/shrBuiR7SBAcC19kE Here’s how the day will run: 9:30-10.00 Registration 10.00-11:00 Quick introduction to Dental Mentor, overview of the day, competition ratios, application timeline, Awards and Scholarships 11:00-11:15 Break 11.15-11.45 Introduction to the UCAS application form and entry requirements 11.45-12.15 Interactive CV building exercise and exclusive access to leadership, research, presentation, publication, prizes and scholarship opportunities 12.15-12.30 Top tips form a successful applicant (dental student) 12:30-12:45 Break 12.45-13.30 How to write the perfect personal statement 13.30-13.45 Break 13.45-14.10 Entrance exams – how to do ace the UCAT 14.10-14.30 How to prepare for Dental School interviews 14.30-15.00 Top tips form a successful applicant (dental student) and next steps Our dentists and dental students look forward to welcoming your students at the conferences and they will join our network of successful students who attended these programmes over the last ten years: https://dental-mentor.org/successful-student-journeys-reviews/

Optical Assistant Apprentice – Specsavers

Specsavers are recruiting an Optical Assistant Apprentice to join their team in Paisley. Job Purpose We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join our client, an Opticians based in Paisley, who is well presented and can talk to people in a friendly and polite manner. They will be trained to use electronic machines to pre test optical customers, who will be able to explain our offers and promotions to customers. They will also be able to use our computerised records and appointment system to assist customers making appointments, and will be able to guide customers in their choice of suitable frames and lenses for their glasses purchases. This will give a strong foundation for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in Retail or Customer Service in general, or within the Optics industry in particular. What will I learn ? As well as completing an apprenticeship in Optical Practice Support, you will also have the opportunity to learn about the various different types of eyesight that people who need glasses might have, some learning about how spectacles are actually made, along with some early insights into the kind of things that can sometimes go wrong with eyes. What qualifications or qualities are required? There are no set qualifications required, but an interest/ qualification in IT and/ or Admin would be considered an advantage. The main requirement is to be keen to learn, and to present yourself well and be able to talk to people in a friendly and polite manner. For more information and to apply for this position: https://www.apprenticeships.scot/vacancy-details/?refCode=156846

Get Into Medicine

The next upcoming UCAS conferences are for aspiring Medics at the FREE LIVE VIRTUAL Get Into Medicine conference on Sunday 26th November 9:30am – 3pm, or Sunday 3rd December 1:30 – 7pm. Students and parents can register for free at this link: Medicine: https://medicmentor.org/get-into-medicine-ucas-conference/ All aspiring doctors in years 10-12 / S3-S5 / NI11-13 are invited to register. These conferences offer tailored advice for medicine, covering a range of crucial topics: – Tactically choosing universities – Personal statements – UCAT – Medical school interview skills – Medical Leadership Programmes – Awards Programmes – Extracurricular activities – Work experience – Building a CV – Applying for scholarships We encourage both students and parents to participate in these invaluable sessions. Spaces are limited, so students should register as soon as they can using the link below. For this reason, we kindly request that students only book one conference. Medical Registration Link: https://airtable.com/appgXnyzN5ZD9Iwk6/shry7MZYtt3MGPjvO Here’s how the day will run: 9:30-10.00 Registration 10.00-11:00 Quick introduction to Medic Mentor, overview of the day, competition ratios, application timeline, Awards and Scholarships 11:00-11:15 Break 11.15-11.45 Introduction to the UCAS application form and entry requirements 11.45-12.15 Interactive CV building exercise and exclusive access to leadership, research, presentation, publication, prizes and scholarship opportunities 12.15-12.30 Top tips form a successful applicant (medical student) 12:30-12:45 Break 12.45-13.30 How to write the perfect personal statement 13.30-13.45 Break 13.45-14.10 Entrance exams – how to do ace the UCAT 14.10-14.30 How to prepare for Medical School interviews 14.30-15.00 Top tips form a successful applicant (medical student) and next steps Our doctors and medical students look forward to welcoming your students at the conferences and they will join our network of successful students who attended these programmes over the last ten years: https://medicmentor.org/successful-student-journeys-reviews/

City of Glasgow College – Open Day

Would you like to get to know us a little better? Well there couldn’t be a more perfect opportunity than joining us at our Open Day on Saturday 25th of November from 10am-3pm.   Book now!     With the Open Day approaching soon, we know you’ll want to plan your day in advance. That’s why we’re sending you this email with the details you’ll need to make the most out of the day.   Please note: We have two separate campuses, depending on what course you’re interested in studying you’ll have to visit either our City Campus or our Riverside campus.     Which campus to visit   City Campus   📍 190 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0RF   Join us at our City Campus if you’re interested in studying:   Creative Industries Education and Humanities Hospitality and Leisure Construction and Built Environment Computing and Cyber Security     Riverside Campus     📍 21 Thistle Street, Glasgow, G5 9XB   Visit our Riverside campus if you’re interested in studying: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Nautical (Deck, ETO and Engineering Cadetships) Shipping Companies Recruitment and training representatives from shipping companies will be there on the day to possibly offer cadetships. So, we recommend you bring your CV to pass on to companies attending on the day if you’re interested in a maritime career. Companies who have attended in the past include BAE Systems, Clyde Marine Training, Ship Safe Training Group, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Navy Reserves, V-Ships, Shell, Carnival Cruises, Chiltern Maritime, Princess Cruises, Anglo Eastern, Stream Marine, AM Crewing, RFA.       What you can expect from the day Get the low down on our courses and speak to the lecturers that teach them. Explore our state-of-the-art campuses and facilities on campus tour. Understand the wide variety of support available to you. Get tips and advice on student finance and understanding the application process. Speak to our current students about what it’s like to study here – ask them anything you want to.     If you cannot attend this Saturday the 25th of November 2023, never fear! We have further Open Days coming up on: Saturday 20th January 2024 Saturday 16th March 2024 Wednesday 19th June 2024 You can find more information on upcoming Open Days here.     We look forward to welcoming you on campus.   Best wishes, City of Glasgow College

College Information Evening

We are holding a College Information Evening on Thursday 7th December at 7pm.  The session is aimed towards our pupils applying to college this year. The evening will cover: Why apply to college? Information about college as a pathway. Dates of when the applications open. Where to access information about the courses. What colleges look for in the personal statement/application. There will also be presentations from City of Glasgow and Kelvin College. Please sign up using the attached link:   https://forms.office.com/e/SVjgJY2TYn

Subject Showcase – UWS

Throughout November The University of the West of Scotland are hosting a series of Subject Showcase events and they would love for you to join them. Delve deeper into your subject and course of choice at UWS with an in-person interactive experience. The fill programme of events can be found here: https://www.uws.ac.uk/media/6782/subject-showcase.pdf?utm_source=University%20of%20the%20West%20Of%20Scotland&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=14204360_Subject%20Showcase%20Button%20Placement&utm_content=Subject%20Showcase&dm_t=0,0,0,0,0 Subjects available: Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences Business Health and Life Sciences Social Sciences Education Creative Industries Full details can be found here: https://info.uws.ac.uk/t/2131-8GG5K-345BB44112CFB5D6NZ4LE8B0F6D8D555E6364D/cr.aspx

EY – School Leaver Programme

Applications are now open for next year’s intake. Our programmes: School leaver programmes | EY UK Our Career Starters programme is for Year S5 and Year S6 who are considering an alternative to university. This programme will give them an insight into the world of EY, and help them decide if the EY Business Apprenticeship is right for them Our apprenticeships are in Assurance, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions and Tax. With apprenticeships across our UK offices and at levels 4, 6 and 7 there is bound to be something right for them. An apprenticeship at EY is a great way to start their career. Application process: How to apply | EY UK Our application process is developed alongside industry leading strengths-based recruitment experts. Learn about our application process and top tips Preparation Plus website: EY Student Recruitment (preparationplus.com) We have developed our EY Preparation Plus website for free practice tests and confident building tips to support students before and during their application

National NHS Virtual Work experience

Applications for the free National NHS Virtual Work experience programme have now opened for 2023-2024! This programme has supported over 30,000 secondary school students obtain free work experiences last year. Virtual work experiences have been accepted by the Medical Schools and Dental Schools Council as valuable alternatives to in-person shadowing, backed by the Health Education England Discovery report on the impact of virtual work placements. This programme is brought to you by Birmingham Universities Hospitals Trust in collaboration with Medic Mentor, and it is completely free. Not only is this a reliable alternative to in-person shadowing, but it also plays a significant role in preparing students for their in-person work placements with structured teaching and opportunities to speak directly with healthcare professionals. The opportunity is open to any student across the UK from 14 years old and above. Students can apply for a placement, for free at this link: https://medicmentor.org/university-hospitals-birmingham-trust-virtual-work-experience/ Developed in collaboration with Birmingham Universities Hospitals Trust, this carefully curated 6-month medical and 4-month dental programme offers a unique insight into the medical and dental profession. The E-learning format allows students to complete their placements in their own time, whilst being able to book 15 minute 1-2-1 appointments with a doctor or medical student to discuss what they have learnt on their virtual placement (also free). Covering ethics, procedures, wider team roles, and facilitating direct conversations with doctors and dentists, this virtual experience serves as an excellent foundation for your students’ future careers. Not only does it enrich their UCAS applications, but it also strategically prepares them for in-person work experience placements. Taking part in the Virtual Work Experience will provide: Comprehensive Insights: The programme covers a range of specialities, providing a holistic understanding of medical and dental practices. Each month, a new focus area is introduced, allowing participants to delve into different aspects of the field. Flexible Participation: Tailored for students from years 10-13/S3-S6/NI10-14, the programme accommodates various schedules by being virtual. Participants have one month to complete each specialty, ensuring flexibility and ease of participation. Recognised Certification: Upon successful completion of all specialities, students will receive a certificate from Medic Mentor and UHB, validating their active participation to include in their UCAS and apprenticeships applications. This month’s focus is on Surgery or Oral Surgery, offering a first-hand look into the life of a surgeon and the intricacies of procedures such as keyhole surgery in medicine or paediatric dentistry and oral surgery for those interested in dentistry. Registering for these programmes is simple—students just need to complete the free online application form: https://airtable.com/appuQX2ouadvjQUSU/shrroljLczgdg9uLw

Launch your Career at the BBC

upReach are excited to announce our collaboration with the BBC to bring you a webinar on “Launch your Career at the BBC”. The webinar is a unique chance for your students to learn more about the BBC’s award-winning apprenticeship schemes with opportunities across the UK, in the fields of journalism, digital technology, engineering, production and business. Hiring more than 250 apprentices each year, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the application process to current BBC apprentices and find out more about the applications process.   Event Details:   Title: Launch your Career at the BBC Date: Monday, 20th November Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Who Should Attend: Anyone interest in learning more about careers at the BBC   Registration for the webinar is open now: https://aspire.upreach.org.uk/live-webinars

Business Admin Modern Apprentice

Windows Plus – Thornliebank have an opportunity for a Business Admin Modern Apprentice to join their team   Windowplus, established in 1984 and now in its second generation, is a trusted name in the window and door replacement market. We cater to both trade and retail customers, offering tailored solutions to fit any budget and property. Our adaptability, coupled with a tradition of excellence, sets us apart. Join us and be part of a team committed to quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. We are looking for someone who is committed and dedicated and wants to work in an office environment. You will be trained on the job and gain experience to help you further develop your learning whilst working towards an SVQ 3 Business and Administration SCQF level 6.   Your duties will include: Answering phone calls/transferring calls Greeting clients and advising staff of their arrival Collecting and delivery of mail Learning and using our in-house software Photocopying and scanning Checking and stocktaking stationary and ordering new supplies. General Admin duties About you: Ability to follow written and verbal instruction. Good written and verbal communication Attention to detail. Reliable and dependable Ability to work as part of a team. Motivated and have a strong willingness to learn and develop. The ability to manage time and prioritise workloads. Pleasant demeanour and smart appearance Eagerness to learn and take on new challenges. Essential Criteria Age 16 – 19 Genuine interest in Admin work Basic computer Skills Knowledge of Microsoft software including Word preferred. Must have a bank account Additional Info: Location: Thornliebank Hours: 36.5 hrs per week – 8am – 4pm Mon – Thur, 8am – 3pm Fri Rate of Pay: Apprentice rate: £5.50 per our Please note closing date is 15 Dec 2023 with a start date of 15 Jan 2024   How to apply: If you are interested and would like to apply then please email your CV to: Anne.Rhattigan@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Burger King – Job Opportunities

Burger King are opening a new restaurant in Barrhead and they are currently recruiting ! Description   Join our restaurant crew, and you’ll see that working here is about much more than just flipping burgers. It’s about having ambition. It’s about building a career. It’s about standing up for what you believe in. And having the space to stand proud and be exactly who you are when you’re in your work threads.   But above all, it’s about being your true self. And your best self. Because here at Burger King, we keep it real.   What you’ll do As part of our fast-moving, high-energy, ultra-supportive family, you’ll split your time between our kitchen, our service area, and the dining area. All while growing your skills when it comes to creating perfect products. And building your knowledge of what’s behind our legendary customer experiences.   What we’re after These roles aren’t for everyone. But if you’re the kind of person who can keep it real at work, who can put a smile on someone else’s face, who can pick up the pace when it matters, and who can smash out tasks as part of a team, then it really could be for you. And if you also get a buzz out of helping people, and you’ve got what it takes to put the fun into functional, then we think you’ll fit right in. Experience would be great if you have it – but don’t worry if not, because we’ll give you full training.   What’s in it for you? First, let’s talk careers. When it comes to moving forward, we’ve got your back. We’re growing fast, so we’ll make sure you have everything you need to learn, grow and develop with us. And who knows, it might not be long before you’re running your own restaurant. Like a boss. But that’s only just the beginning. We want you to get a taste of the good stuff too, so you’ll also be able to make the most of: Flexible hours A supportive team who’ll look out for you Discount vouchers for places you’ll actually want to go to 10% off with a national gym chain 50% off food and drink for friends and family Free meals for you while you’re at work, of course A chance to win vouchers every month with our Monthly Sales Prizes Access to your wage when you need it with the Wagestream app Support when you need it, with our Employee Assistance programme, all confidential Join our team now   Details Salary Up to £10.42 / Hour Schedule Part Time, Full Time Location Glasgow Road, Barrhead, G78 1BF, United Kingdom Cuisine…

NHS Virtual Work Experience Programme

The upcoming NHS Virtual Work Experience Programme commences on Sunday 5th November! We would be very grateful if you could forward this information to your students in S3-S6 year groups please. Registration Link: https://alliedhealthmentor.org/nhs-healthcare-careers-virtual-work-experience/ The NHS Virtual Allied Healthcare Work Experience presents a remarkable opportunity for aspiring healthcare professionals. It’s not every day that students get the chance to hear from our incredible guest speaker, Shelley Blane, a seasoned radiographer with over 27 years of experience. Shelley will provide invaluable insights to help these future professionals embark on their dream healthcare careers. Additionally, students will gain an up-close and personal look at the healthcare industry, including diverse roles and a deep dive into patient care, following the journeys of two patients through treatment. To assist you, here is a flyer for you to distribute to your students. All they need to do is scan the QR code to register: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/1onim9cyr1yp8v2q5duzw/AHP-5th-Nov.png?rlkey=9q808mp82uwp4ot7ghzetce2s&dl=0 The NHS Allied Healthcare Work Experience is the largest programme for aspiring healthcare professionals, having successfully invited 12,000 students to participate in its programme last academic year – many of which have gone on to study: Nursing Midwifery Paramedicine Physiotherapy Occupational Therapy Dietetics Radiography Prosthetics and Orthotics Speech and Language Therapy Pharmacy Registration Link: https://alliedhealthmentor.org/product/live-virtual-work-experience-programme/ Once registered, students will receive access to their virtual work experience portals. Better yet, every complete session comes with a Work Experience Certificate, and for those who complete the full 6-month program, there’s a Highly Commended Reference – a golden ticket for their apprenticeship and UCAS applications. Students can register individually at any time throughout the 6-month programme using the link below. We recommend booking early to gain as much out of this programme as possible. Places are £10 a session to cover administrative and technological costs. https://alliedhealthmentor.org/nhs-healthcare-careers-virtual-work-experience/ Forwarding these details to your interested students now will enable them to participate in the next work experience day on Sunday 5th November. Your help does so much to inspire the next generation of healthcare professionals. Thank you! Kindest Regards, Nikki Abbott Head of Education Part of the National Work Experience Team Allied Healthcare Mentor Enquiry Form: https://airtable.com/apph4QZ0ZOVDK9N3Y/shrM6UPT8Z2uxx7OL Allied Healthcare Mentor Helpline: 01530 417299 (Open 10am – 5pm Monday – Friday)

Thales – Engineering Graduate Apprenticeship

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar. Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions. 2024 Systems Engineering Apprentice Graduate Level Apprenticeship in Design for Manufacture Location: Glasgow Are you looking for an employer who will sponsor you through a degree, whilst providing valuable and exciting on-the-job experience within a global, innovative and industry leading organisation? The role will develop your engineering skills to become a confident, positive and flexible engineer with well-honed technical knowledge gained from the academic commitments, supporting the team to deliver systems and equipment solutions to deadlines and within budget, including participating in systems requirements and design work, project reviews, system test and possibly site and platform visits for surveys, installations or trials. As a Systems Engineering Apprentice you will develop the key skills and experience in the following: Develop an understanding of the required behaviours and codes of practice of a professional engineer Understanding complex systems by working on different roles and tasks on on-going projects Familiarity with the Systems Engineering Lifecycle and activities Familiarity with System Engineering tools and methods for requirements capture, requirements management and system design An understanding of systems test activities including Integration, Validation, Verification & Qualification (IVVQ) and the associated processes and tools A methodical and structured approach to problem investigation Degree Apprenticeship Programme: Through our degree apprenticeship you’ll be making the most of your talents, getting to understand electronics engineering from the ground up; and doing so with the help of one of the biggest and best names in the industry. As a System Engineering Apprentice you will be studying at The University of Strathclyde, towards a BEng…