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Virtual work experience links

Virtual Work Experience


Virtual work experience (sometimes called online, remote or digital work experience) gives young people a chance to gain experience in the workplace, develop their skills, boost their employability and explore new industries and job roles.


At Harris we give students the opportunity take part in work experience during a dedicated week in Year 10. Virtual work experience is an option for students who are unable to find a physical placement or would like access to companies that are not local or do not offer physical placements. 


You can also access virtual work experience in your school holidays or spare time to gain skills and boost your CV.


Parent Guide to Virtual Work Experience


Where can I find virtual work experience?


Speakers for SchoolsCreate an account and apply for virtual work experience opportunities for students in years 9 and above



SpringpodMeet leading industry experts, complete mini-activities, and get noticed by employers.





ForageBite-sized 5-6 hour virtual work experience programs.









Medic MentorWork experience to enhance your insight into a career in medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine.





Aspiring MedicsWork experience in medicine. Some are only offered to 16 and over.






digdata - Challenges that can be completed live or in your own time. Companies including BT, Captial One, Facebook, Shell, ITV... Completed challenges earn a Work Experience Certificate. Click on Library Resource or Live Events to find challenges.