How to prepare yourself for work experience?

If your school doesn’t work with Access or you haven’t had a chance to get on one of our work placements yet, there are plenty of other options out there.

Other programmes you should look into!

  • Access Professions – Create a profile and received personalised careers advice, mentoring and work experience opportunities



  • Brilliant Club – Read up on career’s advice on a huge range of industries as well as helpful information on things like paying for university


  • The Brokerage Citylink – If you’re looking for a career in business, finance or corporate law, this is a great place to start


  • Career AcademyUK – Get career ready and apply for this structured programme of masterclasses, workplace visits and mentoring


  • Career Connect –  Take a look at careers advice, search for jobs and do a self assessment in order to make an informed career decision


  • E4S-Employment 4 students – Find part-time or full time work on this website made especially for students and school leavers


  • Plotr – Play the game and work out which career would suit you best


  • Prime Commitment – If you’re looking for a career in Law, this site can help you get work experience in firms across the country



  • SEO Scholars – Role models, information and training to help you make informed decisions regarding educational progression and career options



  • Spark & Mettle – Apply to their Star Track for a chance at work experience and mentoring


  • Student Ladder -Information on over 2500 Work Placements, Graduate Schemes & Internship opportunities for 16-24 year old students

And don’t forget:

  • UCAS – everything you need to know about your university application


  • ULAS – personal statement and CV advice and templates