Three leading local employers have become the latest organisations to sign up for interactive online career talks with the Trent Bridge Community Trust.
Representatives from Rolls-Royce, The Nottingham Building Society and County Battery will deliver live Q&As via Zoom on career pathways and opportunities.
The events have been organised by the Trust’s YouNG project, which aims to equip young people between 13 and 21 with the skills they need to succeed in their chosen career.
“Just because the country is in lockdown doesn’t mean that people’s lives have to be on hold, but it can be tough at the moment for young people to find their way into work,” said Mark Clifford, the Trust’s Community Projects Manager.
“There’s no substitute for hearing about career journeys from people who have been there and done that, and that’s exactly what these talks are designed to provide.
“It’s great that we have a world-leading firm like Rolls-Royce on board to inspire young people, and the insight into career pathways from major local employers like The Nottingham Building Society and County Battery will be equally invaluable.
“We hope that these live Q&As will help local youngsters to achieve their ambitions and raise their aspirations.”
Register for sign-up information about upcoming careers talks here.
Upcoming career talks:
Monday 1 March, 4.30pm: Sophie Sherdel, engineer at Rolls-Royce
Thursday 4 March, 4.30pm: Kris Thomson, Product Maturity Lead at Rolls-Royce
Monday 8 March, 4pm: Guy Bates, XMA and founder of ITAdvocate
Thursday 11 March, 4pm: Isaac Fuller, County Battery Services
Monday 15 March, 4pm: Vikki Townsend, Senior Patent Attorney at Rolls-Royce
Thursday 18 March, 4pm: Ben Osgood, Senior Manager Mortgage Broking at The Nottingham Building Society
Monday 22 March, 4pm: Nick Mellors, Business lead at 5G Connected Forest
Thursday 25 March, 4pm: Sophie Blackman, Branch Manager at The Nottingham Building Society
Previous Careers Talk Live events have included insight into careers from finance and the media to sport, the armed forces and the NHS. Catch up on all 22 Q&As here.