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Student Placement Opportunities with City Year UK!

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Student/Graduate School Placement Opportunities for September 2020: City Year UK

Students and recent Graduates from Coventry University have the opportunity to join our CSR partner charity City Year’s Leadership Programme. The one-year programme starts in September 2020 and involves working full-time in a Coventry school*. You will work with the most at-risk pupils to help improve their grades and behaviour through one to one coaching, classroom support and a range of other extra-curricular activities. You’ll also be part of the University’s CSR Programme, developing activities to engage local pupils with the university and campus.


As well as direct classroom experience, you will participate in weekly skills workshops and get a career development mentor from City Year’s corporate partners. This is a great opportunity to gain practical work experience, make a difference to the lives of young people and develop your professional skills to help when applying for future jobs, whether in the education sector or beyond.



*There are also some opportunities in London


Free Online Skills Workshops with City Year UK: 9th & 11th June

Workplace experience and job related skills (particularly when applying remotely) are more important than ever. City Year UK are our CSR partner charity that currently have places for their year-long Leadership Development placement in Coventry schools starting in September 2020.


They are hosting a few online taster workshops so you can develop your skills and see what the placement will be like:


Tuesday 9th June              11am-12.30pm                  Public Speaking

Thursday 11th June          11am-12pm                        Leadership Programme + Q&As “A Day in the Life”

Thursday 11th June          3pm-4.30pm                      Tips for Excelling at a Virtual Assessment Centre


You can sign up on the Enhancing Futures Portal.



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