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Spark

Spark is a state-of-the-art careers app that has responded to the current challenges young people face, to enable them to explore their future careers and connect, in real time, to major employers. They provide a programme of live online employer engagement events.

Engage live with major employers.
Explore workplaces.
Ask live questions.

  • A programme of 40 minute live employer events
  • Live participation by students on any device wherever they are
  • A panel of young employees introduce their role and background
  • Students get to see them in the workplace doing their job
  • Students can submit questions before and during the live event
  • Available on catch up if students were unable to attend the live event
  • Gatsby Benchmark 5 Employer Encounters

Volkswagen Group – Automotive Careers – The Move to Electric

10am Tuesday 2nd March, 2021

Meet a panel of young staff from Volkswagen Group talking about their roles and careers in the automotive industry and how roles are changing with the move to electric vehicles.

Colas  – Civil Engineering & Highways Careers

10.30am on Thursday 4th March

A panel of young employees from Colas UK answer live questions from students from Trafford College about careers in Civil Engineering and Highways construction.

Royal navy – STEM Careers in the Submarine Service

Live from Furness Academy

Alex George from Love Island hosted a panel of young Royal  Navy Submariners  answering live questions from students on STEM Careers in the Royal Navy.

BMW – Automotive Technology Careers

Live from UTC Reading

Racing Driver and TV Presenter Rebecca Jackson hosts a panel of BMW Apprentices  answering live questions from students on careers in automotive technology.

NHS – Midwifery Careers

Live from Culcheth High School in Warrington

Dr. Alex George hosted a panel of working midwives including the newly appointed  Chief Midwifery Officer for England answering questions from schools on careers in midwifery.

Live Employer Engagement with Nationwide Accident Repair

Live from Aston University Engineering Academy

Racing Driver and TV Presenter Rebecca Jackson hosts an employer panel including apprentices

answering live questions from students on careers in motor body technology.

NHS – Nursing Careers

Watch as Dr. Alex George hosts a panel of working nurses including the Chief Nursing Officer for England answering questions from schools on careers in Nursing.

  • Schools & Colleges can register for free and provide the app to their students. Spark helps them deliver on the Gatsby Benchmarks and provide students with rich careers resources.
  • Students get to engage with employers in live online events and learn about careers on any device wherever they are.

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