Career Ready

Career Ready

Since 2002 we have worked with employers across the UK to provide young people with a life-changing programme of mentoring, paid internships, skills masterclasses, and workplace visits.

Last year, we supported 2,000 young people in 240 schools and colleges through a network of 300 employers hosting paid internships and 2,200 volunteer mentors and masterclass presenters.

  • 97% of our young people go onto positive destinations after leaving our programme
  • 88% of alumni say their self-confidence grew during the programme
  • 81% of employers saying they would hire their Career Ready intern

We are proud of the difference we make each year to the lives of young people, yet there is still much we need to do and the need for our work has never been greater.

The cost of living and the continued impact of Covid-19 is compounding the existing issues young people face in education, employment, and their wellbeing.

Whether you’re an employer, school/college, or interested in volunteering, find out how you can support young talent:

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Employer newsletter – 15 August 2023

If you want to receive regular updates from us, please complete this form here to join our mailing list. We hope you are having a great summer break.  Don’t have anything on your summer reading list? – Why not take a look at the recaps from our previous employers’ masterclasses, we list some great topics below.   You […]

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