No. You don't have to be a student at a Place2Be partner school to apply for our work experience programme, but students who do will get priority places.
We've designed our work experience programme to give students aged 16 to 18 an insight into what it's like working in the charity sector. Unfortunately, the programme won't lead to a job at Place2Be.
We do, however, encourage all applicants and participants to keep an eye on our current vacancies, where we will post any entry-level positions and internship opportunities we have available.
Place2Be's London office is located 175 St John St in Clerkenwell.
Travelling to our office is super easy. Our closest station is Farringdon, which is served by the following:
- Circle, Hammersmith & City, and Metropolitan lines on the London Underground
- National Rail Thameslink route, which gets you to St Pancras International in 4 minutes
- Elizabeth line, which gets you to Paddington in 8 minutes.
We are able to provide expenses for travel within London zones 1-6.
Your working day on our work experience programme will run from 10am to 4pm. This will include an hour-long lunch break, which you are free to take on our rooftop terrace.
We will run our online programme with the same working pattern.
Our work experience programme only includes working with our support teams. Currently, we are unable to offer work experience directly in our schools.
We do have a Taster Day that gives you an insight into Place2Be's work in schools and how we support children and young people through talking, creative work and play.
You will be working with one or more of our support teams during your work experience placement. This might include:
- marketing, communications and digital
- mental health learning workforce
- people and culture.
You will cycle through a number of our teams during your week of work experience. Unfortunately, we're unable to place you in a particular team for the whole week.