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S5 Career Talk October 2021

Welcome to your S5 careers talk.
The main aims of this session are:
To introduce your Career Advisers
Remind you of Career Management Skills, resources to help your career planning and completing the Buzz Personality Test (which is fun!)
Get some information about you



Link to the Buzz Personality Test here or

Careers Newsletter – please download
S5-Newsletter-Oct 2021

Please complete the form below and give as much information as possible.

Introduction to Mazars Evening Event

Mazars; a global audit, accounting and consulting firm employing more than 40,000 professionals in 90 countries worldwide. With over £1.5billion in revenue last year they are amongst the top 10 largest professional services firms in the world.

Looking for some work experience, want a graduate job or an apprenticeship then look no further! They have 16 offices all over the UK and offer some of the very best student opportunities, so no matter where you are based, there will be a Mazars office not too far away!

We are hosting a special Introduction to Mazars Evening Event on Monday 18th October from 5:00pm – 6:00pm to give you an insight into the firm and their excellent and varied student programmes.

They will be bringing some of their senior audit and advisory professionals to guide us through an open interactive session designed to give you a hands on practical experience on what it’s like to work in the profession. We will be sending out some pre materials and literature prior to this event so you can prepare in advance!

Registration Link:
We’re really excited for their opening event and can’t wait to showcase to you a completely new international business.

We look forward to welcoming you on the evening!

If you have any questions please let us know.

Kind Regards,

Josh / Young Professionals
Josh Elder
Head of Marketing

S4 Careers Talk October 2021

Hello S4
Mick Burns and Wendy Malcolm
Careers Advisers

Today we will cover 3 things:
Career Management Skills
Resources to help you career plan
Collect some information about your ideas

Career Management Skills explained – quickly!

S4 Newsletter – download and keep a copy
S4-Newsletter-October 2021

This may help when you complete the form

If we have time, then a Kahoot is in order!

Practice Reasoning Tests

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Virtual Work Experience

I wanted to remind you that our Virtual Work Experience programmes, running from the 2nd to the 13th of August, are now open for applications. These August programmes will really give students the chance to take control of their future this summer, ensuring that they come back more prepared than ever.

There are over 20 programmes which are completely free for students (and always will be). They include everything from politics and journalism, to sustainability and engineering and can be completed at times that suit your students. Most notably, they offer a certificate great for CVs, cover letters and future interviews upon completion.

You can view all of our August programmes, open to applications from students aged 14 – 19 below:

S6 Careers Talk June 2021

Good morning S6!
Mick Burns and Wendy Malcolm, Careers Advisers, NBHS

Welcome to S6 at North Berwick High.

This talk is about:
What’s important when thinking about your future.
What you need to do and when you need to do it.
What resources are there to help you.
Timescales involved.

General introduction

or here
Open Days update
Higher Education Open Days 2021

Virtual university event today! details here

This is your S6 careers talk

Your S6 Careers Newsletter
S6-NBHS-Newsletter-2021-Final talk version

Your S6 Careers Resources for all options
S6 Careers Book MB June 2021

You can read the book online here

Online resources for Medicine, Law and Vet Medicine here

University rankings

Make sure you are registered at My World of Work here you may find the Profiling Tool particularly useful at this stage.

Salary calculator here