Tag: careers for underrepresented groups

Disability internship scheme returns to tackle employment gap

99% of previous interns would recommend Change 100 to other

Students and graduates with disabilities and long-term conditions will have the opportunity to take part in a three-month internship with a top UK employer thanks to leading charity Leonard Cheshire’s flagship internship programme. Applications have opened for the Change 100 programme, which gives students the worthwhile opportunity of finding valuable, paid work experience with leading …

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Mentoring for Underrepresented Groups: a scheme run by Commercial Barristers’ Chambers

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Brick Court Chambers is delighted to announce that it is working with five other sets of Chambers to create a mentoring scheme, which aims to support and encourage individuals from groups which are underrepresented at the Bar of England and Wales (and in particular the commercial bar) to pursue careers as barristers.  Those underrepresented groups …

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Creative Access: opportunities, resources and events

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Creative Acess are working hard to support young people from under-represented communities; they’re still recruiting for roles, are continuing to update their resources and are holding a webinar on Staying Job Ready During Covid-19 on 7th May (more details on all this below). Current opportunities JOURNALISM: The Economist International Correspondent – London (Deadline 20 April …

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