The Marches Careers Hub, Powered by The UK Careers Fair are hosting a virtual careers fair on the 8th July, to enhance the academic years careers provision within schools, colleges and alternative provisions.
Covid-19 has greatly impacted careers education and the interactions and experiences young people have been able to have.
This virtual careers fair will provide the opportunity, for the young people of The Marches to interact and engage with employers, colleges, training providers and universities from their local labour market. Young people will gain an insight into local opportunities, whilst developing knowledge of pathways and key sectors to aid with the transition.
The Virtual Careers Fair will allow schools, colleges and alternative provisions to meet the following Gatsby benchmarks:
· Benchmark 2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
· Benchmark 3: Addressing the needs of each student
· Benchmark 4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
· Benchmark 5: Encounters with employers and employees
· Benchmark 7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education provide
You have the opportunity to speak to a wide variety of companies who are all exhibiting at The Marches Careers Hub. Companies such as Harper Adams University, Purple Frog Systems, Hereford College of Arts, Hereford Sixth Form College, McDonald's, Fluidmaster, AFC Telford - Coaching Connexions, Shropshire Libraries, ANTA Education Ltd, Be Bold Media, Juniper Training Ltd, Willmott Dixon, Greenhous, Marches Centre of Manufacturing Technology, Sequani Limited, Armed Forces Careers, Shropshire Youth Support Trust, Nova Training, Herefordshire Ludlow and North Shropshire, SBC Training, Naturally Talented Me, Wind & Sun, Department for Work and Pensions, University of Chester and University of Shrewsbury, SPEL Products, Coverage Care Services Ltd, Wye Valley Trust, Royal Navy, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Group Training, Connexus, The Wrekin Housing Group, West Mercia Police, Kier Highways, Shrewsbury Colleges Group, Reed in Partnership, Aico, The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospital Trust, Herefordshire Council, The Shrewsbury Club, Holmer Park Health Club & Spa, Pave Aways Ltd, GoLandscape, Avara Foods and KGD Industrial Services will all be in attendance.
Register today to secure your place at the Marches virtual careers fair and remember the event will be accessible on-demand for 6 months.
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