News and Events

Creative Careers Programme Launches in Leeds

15 March 2019

On Wednesday, we had the pleasure of attending the launch event for the Creative Careers Programme. Hosted at Burberry‘s offices in Leeds, the event was packed full of representatives from across the creative industries as well as local students eager to learn more about careers in the sector. The Creative Careers Programme is an industry-wide […]

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“My work experience at the National Portrait Gallery”

12 February 2019

My work experience at the National Portrait Gallery An S4SNextGen student’s perspective   This Autumn, hundreds of state schools students across the UK took part in S4SNextGen work experience placements at top firms from finance to TV production, tech to think tanks and legal to automotive. Here is a student’s perspective from Alika, Year 11, Clapton Girls Academy on […]

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Making your work experience a success: Tips from our students & Employers

11 February 2019

Sara Wolfson (Financial Reporting Council), Sara Manzanares Rubio (National Portrait Gallery), Sereena Abbassi (M&C Saatchi) and Tabby Powell Tuck (M&C Saatchi) (L-R)   This year’s first S4SNextGen Employer Best-Practice symposium took us to the fabulous Salesforce Tower. The third of its kind, this symposium sought to share the candid experiences of students and employers on how to achieve […]

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S4S partners with Creative Industries Federation for national Creative Careers Programme

7 December 2018

Speakers for Schools is proud to be partnering with the Creative Industries Federation as part of the Creative Careers Programme, to help even more schools access hundreds of top creative industry figures and hundreds of work experience placements across the country. See the full announcement below.   We are delighted that government has, today, announced […]

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