Prospects City Summer Schools provides young people with unique opportunities to gain a direct insight into the multitude of careers in the City of London. The course informs, motivates and raises aspirations for those considering careers in sectors which are traditionally difficult to enter.
With more than 20 years’ experience of working with young people to help them reach their potential and find fulfilling careers, Prospects also has close links with major institutions and employers in the City with past visits including Bank of England, Deloitte, Royal Courts of Justice, Eversheds and Lloyds of London.
Prospects City Summer Schools, a week long interactive programme, introduces young people in school years 11-13 to the fantastic career opportunities in the City within finance and accountancy, business and economics and the legal profession, in prestigious employers and institutions.
The programme, delivered by qualified practitioners in their fields, professional bodies and recent graduates, provides students with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge about careers and get practical experience through a series of structured activities. Over the five days, students will get:
- a valuable and varied experience
- access to leading organisations
- first hand, accurate and up to date careers and labour market information to improve vocational knowledge
- presentations from professionals in their workplace
- specialist and practical careers advice covering personal statements, CV preparation and interview techniques
- build up a network with other like-minded students.
Where: City of London/Central London
When: Monday 8 July to Friday 12 July 2019
Monday 15 July to Friday 19 July 2019
Start time: 9.00/9.30am
Finish time: 4.30/5.00pm
Cost: £350.00 (including VAT) with lunch included each day
Sample agenda for a day on the City Summer School - programme send seperately
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If you have any questions about Prospects City Summer Schools, please contact Lesley Margiotta on 020 8315 1013, or email email@example.com.
Prospects City Summer School Scholarships
Due to a large amount of applications for scholarships already submitted, we are unable to accept applications after the 27th May 2019.
What previous Prospects City Summer Schools students say:
“I have gained a further insight of the working life in London and this has allowed me to create a more informed decision as to what I would like to do in the future.”
“I think the experience has been a lot of help, it is a great experience to learn and hear about working in the finance sector from people who do work there.”
“I believe that this was an amazing opportunity for me to learn about my future career path and has certainly helped me make up my mind.”
“It has broadened my view on potential careers whilst improving personal skills that are very valuable.”
“I enjoyed the city summer school and learnt a lot of new skills.”
“We were shown many different pathways that there are in the industry which was great! It allowed me to further understand and think about what I want to do.”
“Before I attended this course, my only option was apply for an apprenticeship but now my opinions have expanded to possibly going to university and study in the city.”
“Had a really good experience especially the visit to Lloyds of London.”
“It was fun and insightful.”
“I had a very entertaining experience and learned many things. Thanks.”
“I believe the City Summer School was great in showing me how I can direct my route to law without following the traditional route. The staff were really helpful and were able to answer questions to develop my knowledge.”
“The talks by employers and tours of iconic buildings was good as well as the interactive activities.”
“I think the course was extremely helpful and gave me a wonderful insight into the world of finance. I was also able to think about other job opportunities other than the ones I have already considered, such as a financial planner or advisor.”
“The visits to Lloyd’s of London was very helpful for seeing what the working atmosphere was like and gave a good insight into the insurance industry.”
“It was very informative and helped me make new decisions for the future.”
“It was a great eye opening experience, clearing up many misconceptions and answering my queries. The experience is much greater than ‘word of mouth’ teaching. The mock trial was really good as it is something I can put on my personal statement.”
“Very valuable experience into the law profession.”
“Very useful in terms of determining my future career.”
“I believe it was very useful and showed me what the legal profession is like in the real world and how big an industry it is in London.”