Key Facts

Students get to experience first -hand what it entails to work in a certain position in the company.

Top Tips for Delivery

Opportunities for work shadowing may be easier to fit in at any point during the academic year.

Case Study

I just wanted to say thank you ever so much for today. The work, effort and time you put into today was absolutely astonishing. I’m so grateful to have been part of this wonderful experience. So again thank you immensely on behalf of Lauren, Paulina and myself. It was great working alongside such fantastic people. You were all very welcoming and gave us a fantastic insight into interior designing as well as just how great the people you work with on a day to day basis are. So thank you once again for this opportunity. Some day, I hope that I’ll be as good as you all if or when I decide to join interior design
Suhaila, Lauren and Paulina. Kingsford Community School provide structured, bite-sized experiences (or one day ‘Insights’), offering access to employers of all sizes - from a local butcher to a FTSE-100 company – to students providing them with the possibility of multiple and incredibly valuable experiences.

For more information see: Work Insight

Link to Research
Mann, A. and Dawkins, J. (2014). Employer Engagement in Education: Literature Review. CfBT Education 

Funded providers

Careers & Enterprise Fund 2016 grant recipients
Mentoring Fund grant recipients