Career Ready is a UK wide charity linking employers with schools and colleges to open up the world of work to young people.
Paid Summer Internships
Lasting a minimum of four weeks, the internship enables students to build crucial experience, which is vital in transitioning from education to rewarding employment.
A series of monthly meetings with a volunteer from the world of work.Taking place in the mentor’s workplace or in college, each meeting lasts an hour and focuses on a different aspect of the student’s career and education journey.
All Career Ready mentors are DBS-checked and advised on safe-guarding principles and codes of conduct prior to being matched with a young person.
Taking place in college, a volunteer from the world of work will present to groups of students.
Each masterclass has a specific focus on a different career skill or pathway – from networking and communication to personal branding and interview success.
Students complete an online application form and are shortlisted for interview. They can choose between:
The Gold Package which includes the highly sought after paid internship, employer mentoring and masterclasses
The Silver Package - employer mentoring and masterclasses
The Bronze Package - attendance at the series of masterclasess