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Employer Engagement

We understand the importance of working with local employers to support our careers provision, and we welcome any contact from employers who are able to help show and inform our pupils about the world of work and the range of careers available.

We currently work with employers in a number of ways, including work experience, careers fairs, and careers talks. For this academic year we are seeking employers to support the following events:

Event Summary Timings
Careers talks: assemblies, lunchtime or after school talks We invite inspirational speakers to discuss their careers with the pupils.

Any date during term time.

Assemblies: 8.50-9.00

Lunchtime talks:      13.10-13.45

After school: Tuesdays 15.30 – 16.30

Talks to Year 7 form We invite employers in to speak to a form group about their career choices and what their job entails. Pupils are then encouraged to ask questions. Wednesday 27th March 15.00-15.35
Talks to Year 8 form We invite employers in to speak to a form group about their career choices and what their job entails. Pupils are then encouraged to ask questions. Wednesday 1st May  15.00-15.35
National Careers Week lunchtime events

We would like to show our pupils the wide range of careers available when studying the following disciplines, so would welcome further support from employers willing to talk to pupils about these industries:

Healthcare

Law

Languages

STEM

Creative Arts
Monday 4th March – Friday 8th March.        13.10-13.45
Year 12 mock interviews We invite employers in to conduct interviews with all of our Year 12 pupils. Friday 28th June (afternoon).

If you are able to support any of these events, or would like to work with us in any other way, please contact Mrs Arazi on 01923 223403 or s.arazi@watfordgirls.herts.sch.uk