Civil Service Work Experience
In our quest to prepare our students for life beyond college we gained a number of work experience placements within the civil service. Students worked in different departments (Education, Business and Energy and Revenue and Customs).
During the week they got to fully experience the working life of a member of the civil service and carried out many tasks including meeting stake holders, researching new areas for development and presenting their findings. It was a fantastic opportunity and one which will be hugely beneficial when they start to apply for jobs.
Bismark Sarpong, one of the students working at the Department of Education said
‘The whole week was fantastic. I really enjoyed myself and felt that I worked well with everyone in the department. I was surprised at the size of the department and of how it ran with so many people over so many departments. It’s opened my eyes to a possible career in the civil service and I’ll now be looking into their Higher Apprenticeships’.