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work experience

Broadwater School offer a wide variety of work experience opportunities for Year 10 students every July. In addition, we share with students options for virtual work experience as and when they are presented to us, some of which are listed below:

Springpod Virtual Work Experience for years 10-13 in:

- The Institute of Acoustics

- Siemens

Institute of Acoustics: Students in years 10-13 are welcome to apply!

Although some people might not have heard about careers in acoustics, you’ll be quite surprised to see how vast and varied these careers can be! Acoustics is a career destination filled with countless roles and unlimited opportunities, that can really resonate with your career aspirations. Sound good? Springpod and the Institute of Acoustics have partnered up to provide you with an incredible programme that’ll explore the varied world of acoustics - giving you an insight into the careers, specialisms, and opportunities available to you. 

What’s included?

This programme will cover everything from an introduction to the different areas of acoustics, to how roles in acoustics can make a significant impact in different areas of our lives. You’ll have the chance to take part in some great quizzes and amazing activities, and you’ll even have the chance to speak to leading industry experts along the way! 

Siemens: Students aged 14-18 are welcome to apply

The future is now! Industry-leading engineers at Siemens are changing the world with sustainability and resilience at the forefront of their innovation. Hear from their experts about where a career in engineering and technology could take you. Get started with the Siemens Virtual Work Experience today and be one step closer to changing the world.

What’s included?

During this programme, you will meet with Siemens experts to explore the core focusses of the business, such as digitalisation, climate action, smart infrastructure and diversity and inclusion. You’ll also be able to discover the variety of roles across the company and learn how to kick-start your career with a Siemens apprenticeship, internship or graduate scheme. You’ll also have opportunities to ask questions so you can get a clear picture of what a career at Siemens could look like for you.

Click HERE for information on other Springpod opportunities to gain valuable experience in a variety of sectors!

Coco-Cola Work Experience

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners has launched their new on-demand virtual work experience programme.


  • The work experience programme designed for young people aged 14-18 and is free
  • The duration is 2 hours and students can work through at their own pace
  • Students will gain important skills for their CV, future applications and interviews
  • There is the opportunity to have a go at a real industry challenge and create a social media campaign
  • CCEP has worked with Whizz-Kidz to ensure young people with mobility issues and disabilities have the opportunity to participate in these on-demand opportunities.

Live Virtual NHS Healthcare Careers Work Experience Programme (£10/day programme)

NHS Virtual Work Experience 1-day programmes for Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedicine, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Radiography, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Speech and language therapy and Pharmacy is now open.