Volunteers and Friends of GT Scholars –  Can you help us reach more young people?

Volunteers and Friends of GT Scholars – Can you help us reach more young people?

Friends of GT Scholars Volunteers

Happy Friday! We’ve got this week’s newsletter ready for you, so sit back, take five and read all about what’s happening at GT Scholars, including some fantastic opportunities you can share with people you know.

Are you available to volunteer on the 21st February?
We’ve got one more event lined up this month and need event volunteers, workshop facilitators, and event coordinators to support us. This workshop is aimed to answer any questions young people aged 15-17 might have about deciding which career path to take. The Careers Uncovered: An Insight into the Working World workshop, will take place at EY, London E14 5EY on Thursday 21st February from 10am-4pm. Please let me know if you’re available to help on this date and I’ll get in touch to share more details with you.

Share our next workshop with young people
The Ready, Set, Go acing your exams workshop will take place next Saturday 16th February at Bell House from 10am-4pm and is open for young people aged 12-16. During the workshop, young people will learn various useful techniques to improve their study and time management skills to help them to improve their grades. Please feel free to share our Eventbrite page with a young person who would like to ace their upcoming exams.

Would your company or university like to partner with GT Scholars?
We are always looking to make new connections with universities and corporates to support us with site visits and work experience opportunities for our scholars. If you think that your university or company would be interested in supporting us, please contact us for more details. We’d love to set up a meeting to discuss how your company or university can help us make a difference.

GT Scholars is a not-for-profit social enterprise and registered charity. Our after-school tutoring, mentoring and enrichment programme is designed to help young people aged 11-18 achieve their academic and career aspirations. Visit our website if you’d like to know more about the GT Scholars Programme and how you can make a significant difference in young people’s lives.

In the Know – Work experience and CV-building resources!

In the Know – Work experience and CV-building resources!

In The Know Parents What's new?

To get into the university or career that they want, young people need to have a CV that displays well-rounded experience, resilience and the ability to balance different activities. Together with extracurricular activities, work experience is needed to build a CV like this. It is also important for young people to start joining work experience programmes early on and not wait until they turn 16. Here are three activities to help young people find work experience and build their CV.

Project Accelerate, Saturday 16th June 2018
GT Scholars is hosting an event to help young people (ages 14-18) build their CV and find work experience. Your child will learn first hand from experienced professionals that have worked in top corporations and have been on both sides of the talent selection process. Each workshop taking place on the day aims to give your child a huge amount of resources and tips to help them continue to develop their CV and find the best work experience opportunities and internships to give them a head start in their career. The event is taking place from 10am to 4pm at Goldsmiths University. Book your place here.

Prospects
Prospects is an organisation that helps guide students to a bright future with insightful information, advice and opportunities. As well as being able to search for work experience, apprenticeships, graduate jobs, internships and postgraduate courses, they provide careers advice written by specialist professional advisers, as well as a range of tailored tools such as their career planner, which matches your skills and interests with job profiles to suit you. Find out more here.

VisualCV
VisualCV helps you to create a CV that is designed to stand out and always make the right first impression. You get to choose from a variety of industry-approved templates that includes all the necessary information, create multiple profile versions for different applications, and you can track the results to let you know when your resume is viewed or downloaded. You can even edit your CV on your mobile device. Find out more here.

GT Scholars offers after-school programmes that focus on social mobility, growth mindset and helping young people to achieve their aspirations. Our programmes include tutoring, mentoring and enrichment sessions for young people aged 11-16. If you would like to know more, please contact us here.