Work Related Learning - Useful Links

There are so many ways to gain and develop skills to use in the world of work. You can get more ideas in relation to Gap Years, Internships, Work Experience and Volunteering from the links below:

Gap Year:

Cultural Care - If you want to be an Au Pair in the USA during your gap year
Frontier - Options to contribute to non-profit conservation and development programmes
The Leap - Volunteering opportunities during a gap year
Year Out Group - Taking a gap year to benefit university admissions and future employers
Resort Leaders - Gap year programmes and opportunities
Gap year Travel Advice - UK Government site on foreign travel
Bunac - Opportunities to work, volunteer and be an internship in a wide range of sectors
Concordia - Non-profit opportunities to work on farms around the world
Gap 360 - Information about travelling, working and volunteering abroad
Gap Year - Articles, advice and tools to plan your gap year
Gap Medics - Placements to gain experience in hospitals
UCAS - Gap Year ideas - Gap year ideas from UCAS
i to i - Volunteering and teaching English opportunities
iGapYear - Information about travelling, working and volunteering abroad during a gap year
Oyster World Wide - Business arranging volunteering, internships and paid work abroad
Projects Abroad - Travelling, working and volunteering abroad
Raleigh International - Volunteering opportunities for sustainable projects around the world
Real Gap - Travelling, working and volunteering abroad
Smaller Earth - Company providing gap year programmes and opportunities
STA Travel - Getting from a to b via c
e4s - Advice and information about student jobs, part-time jobs and seasonal work
Success at School - FAQ's about Gap Years


Internship:
Do It - Information and advice on volunteering
vInspired - Database of volunteering opportunities for young people
NCS Yes - National Citizens Service, a Government funded programme to develop skills
Volunteering -UK Government Advice
Volunteering Matters - Charity which supports volunteers
Inspiring the Future - Service which connects students to volunteer placements


Work Experience:
National Careers Service - Information about work experience and hand FAQ's
Prospects - Information about work experience
Barclays Life Skills - For students to help develop your skills in a real work environment
Student Ladder - List of businesses which offer work experience placements
Go Think Big - Tips and tools to explore careers and advice on getting work placements


Volunteering:
Do It - Information and advice on volunteering
vInspired - Database of volunteering opportunities for young people
NCS Yes - National Citizens Service government funded programme to develop skills
Volunteering - UK Government advice - Government information and advice on volunteering
Volunteering Matters - Charity which supports volunteers
Inspiring the Future - Service which connects students to volunteer placements


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