Work placements and Volunteering

Work placements and Volunteering

Work placements are short term employment opportunities for students. They are vital for gaining experience, training and giving you insight into various fields.

These are terrific opportunities for you to enhance your CV. Below are some companies offering work placements or volunteering opportunities to 16-18 year olds and the duration could be from a couple of days to a couple of months.

Misc: Prince’s trust  
Science: Augusta Westland
Clinical Science Centre
Engineering Education Scheme
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
John Innes Centre
McLaren Automotive
Nuffield Science Bursaries
Petrofac
Renishaw
Ramboll
Tata Steel
The Linde Group
University College London

Dentistry, Medicine,Vets

Most hospitals have a team of volunteers to help with the staff and patients. Volunteering will give you the opportunity to explore different career options and experience working on a ward.
Here is a list of all the NHS trusts.

More information regarding our volunteer opportunities can be found here:
www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/volunteer

Caring for Elderly
AgeUK
Friends of the Elderly
Royal Voluntary Service

Click here for a list of care homes in the UK you could volunteer in.

Counselling
Mind (for better mental health)
Barnardos
Relate
Samaritans
Working with Children
Honeypot children’s charity
Action for children
Unicef
NSPPC
The children’s society

Veterinary Medicine
WVS
Blue cross
RSPCA

Banking: Credit Suisse
Nationwide
Ernst & Young
Morgan Stanley
HSBC
Nomura
RBS
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
McKinsey
PWC
JP Morgan
Media: BBC
Which
Channel 4
Channel 4 (4 Talent)
ITV
Penguin Books
The Guardian
Cambridge University Press
Sky
Law: Matrix Chambers
Pinsent Mason
1 Greys Inn Square
Exchange Chambers (Barristers)
Hardwicke Barristers Chambers
FootAnstey
4 New Square (Barristers chambers)
Old Square Chambers
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