Work Experience - Making the Experience Work for You
Photo opportunities are
available during the fair, 11am-4pm in the Students' Union building
University of Leicester is encouraging students to experience the world of work
- by dedicating a week to commercial and industrial activities and placements.
Work Experience Fair is also being held on Wednesday, January 29, attracting
international firms as well as local voluntary agencies.
Deogan, of the University's Careers Service, said the aim of the Work Experience
Week was to encourage students to make the experience work for them.
the success of the first fair and work experience week last year, we have
organised another event which has attracted a variety of organisations -
reflecting the varied nature of work today.
of the University gain many skills during the course of their studies which
enable them to make a positive contribution in the workplace and we feel work
experience enriches both the student and the employer.
offers employers an opportunity to see at first hand the potential of our
students and for students to learn ways of applying skills they have learnt in a
practical way. Many successful placements have opened up further career
are being organised on a variety of subjects, including writings CVs. The
programme of activities are in line with the Government's agenda of increasing
graduate employability - Leicester has a very successful track record of its
students gaining employment.
voluntary and project-based work opportunities are on offer for students,
particularly those in the penultimate year of their degree courses.
Work Experience Fair takes place on Wednesday, January 29 from 11-4 in the
Queen's Hall, Percy Gee Building, University of Leicester.
For more information, please contact Mundeep on 0116 252 5117
This document has been approved by the head of department or section.