The Brokerage are a charity that help Londoners from state schools access experiences of work, employability skills and jobs through their partnerships with employers. Their aim is to work with young people to raise aspirations, create access and provide opportunities within financial and professional services to achieve diversity in the workplace. The majority of their work is helping students who are looking for alternatives to University.
They currently have a number of opportunities for Year 12 and 13 students. Details below:
- The Brokerage Fast Track Programme
A new programme aimed at London-based Year 12 and 13 students that are looking at alternatives to university in financial and professional services.
- The Worshipful Company of International Bankers Essay Competition
The tenth year of the WCIB’s popular essay competition, with cash prizes available for schools and students.
For more information on these opportunities please click here.
The following workshop programmes will be running this academic year. All the workshops involve a visit to a business in central London.
Property and the built environment related workshops
As property related businesses are such a large part of London’s economy, this term The Brokerage will be running pilot workshops looking at careers in the built environment. There are a limited number and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
- Working in Property
A variation on our Working in the City workshop, but focusing on careers in property. This workshop is for year 12 and 13 students and is hosted by Cushman and Wakefield. This workshop will be held on 18 October 2017. Click here for dates and more information.
For Key stage 4 and Sixth Form students
- Working in the City
This is a two part programme introducing year 10-13 students to City careers. Students learn about the City, the business and careers found there, and how to communicate with employers. Click here for dates and more information.
- Maths in the City
This workshop is aimed at maths students in years 10-13 in which they meet people who use maths in their everyday jobs and learn how the maths curriculum connects to the world of work. Click here for dates and more information.
If you are interested in attending any of the above opportunities please contact Mrs Caley-Gardiner as soon as possible to apply.