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What is YouNG?

 

YouNG is an initiative run by Rushcliffe Borough Council that is designed to help young people gain the skills and attributes that they need to succeed in the world of work. We look to organise opportunities for young people to gain the valuable experience that will help them to fulfill their potential, as well as providing careers advice and support. 

Scroll down for more information on what work experience opportunities we offer, as well as information on our upcoming YouNG markets! 

 

The process - Work Experience

Sign up!

Simply sign up to our website to recieve great opportunities such as work experience, CV advice and more!

We contact you!

If you sign up to our work experience scheme we will contact you, we do all the work, we get you in the work experience role that suits you.

Attend the work experience!

When the YouNG team has found the perfect role for you, you attend the work experience, where you will be supported by us 100% of the way.

Work Experience


Here you'll be able to see what Work experience places we offer. Why not sign up and we can notify you when we have them available.

Rolls Royce

Location : Hucknall

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Rushcliffe Borough Council

Location : To be confirmed

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Nottingham Rugby Club

Location : To be confirmed

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Maths Blast

Location : To be confirmed

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Gedling Homes

Location : Gedling, Nottingham

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Gedling Sports Partnership

Location : Gedling, Nottingham

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Gedling Borough Council

Location : Gedling, Nottingham

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East Midlands Airport

Location : East Midland Airport

See More or Apply!

Welcome to our YouNG Markets

 

Perform or sell your products at one of our upcoming markets

Organised by Rushcliffe Borough Council and Gedling Borough Council, the YouNG market holds stalls run by young business-minded people aged 12-21 from across Nottingham.

YouNG markets give young people an opportunity to run their own business for a day and get stuck in with all that it involves – including keeping 100% of the profits! There is also the chance to perform live onstage alongside the YouNG Market, a great way to showcase your talents!

Renting a stall costs £5 so that you can understand the expenses of running a business. This year we’re hoping for our most innovative and diverse range of stalls and talents yet, so get creative to maximise your chances of securing a stall or performance slot!

This year one stall holder will have the opportunity to represent YouNG in Rome!

Click on the links below to sign up for a YouNG Market near you! 


Our top interview tips!

Research

Do research about the company, find out what they do in more detail, their main competitors and understand the job role you’re applying for.

Appearance

Make sure that you dress appropriately for the role you’re applying for. To make a good impression your clothes should always be clean and smart.

Arrive on time

First impressions count, so make sure that you arrive on time, show that you’re punctual which is a soft skill. If you can try and do a practice run to see how long it will take you to get there

Strengths

Talk about your strengths apply them to the job you’re applying for, there will be many people applying for the same job as you so you have to make sure you use your strengths and make yourself stand out.

Be honest!

There is no need to lie in a job interview, be yourself as you will get caught out in the end.

Detail

Make sure you give detailed answers, provide examples where possible with your answers to show your engagement. This way you will feel more relaxed and it will make the interview feel less formal.

Listen

Listen carefully to the questions they ask, you will be able to provide a better answer. If you’re still unsure then do ask the interviewer to repeat the question.

Be prepared

Review and bring an extra copy of your CV, interviews can put pressure on you so make sure that you don’t forget anything important and read over your CV

Meet Our Team

 

Here you can learn a bit about each of us at YouNG! 

Team Member

Business Intern

Bill Orridge

Business Intern
Team Member

Community support

Derek Hayden

Community support
Team Member

Business Intern, Gedling district

Laura Webb

Business Intern, Gedling district
Team Member

Content Manager

Matt Yorke

Content Manager

How to be part of YouNG

YouNG’s recruitment for the seven ambassadors starts when you reach year 9. The YouNG team will give assemblies in your schools to let you know when recruitment opens. You then have to put your name forward if you think that it is the opportunity for. If selected you will then attend a formal interview for the role, where you will be asked competency based questions. We feel is a great experience for you, even if you are successful or not, as it gives you experience of a real interview at a young age.

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