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icould: A small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. We show what is possible in work and offer different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice:

Information about apprenticeships

National Careers Service:

CareerMag: A brand new e-mag packed with advice and information on Apprenticeships and early careers. The first issue includes:

  • A unique guide to Apprenticeships
  • A look behind the scenes of six industry sectors
  • Advice on writing a CV
  • The secrets on how to succeed on your Apprenticeship journey
  • The truth - learner case studies and interviews
  • Uni or Apprenticeship? You decide?

Click the link to view the e-mag:

Traineeships: Traineeships are designed for young people who are motivated to work but do not have the skills or experience to get a job or apprenticeship. For more information on traineeships including how to apply click on the link:


Keep an eye on this page for details of vacancies and opportunities as they arise.

Pure Potential / Morgan Stanley:

Pure Potential work with companies and organisations to bring your students fantastic opportunities to help them with their career options. This opportunity is for girls in Year 12 or 13 who are considering a career in investment banking.

Morgan Stanley is one of the world's leading investment banks, and they have asked Pure Potential to invite bright, female sixth formers to apply to their 3-day Insight Programme this February.

The Programme comprises of many elements including case studies, group presentations, interactive workshops and networking opportunities. Successful candidates will also have the unique chance to take a tour of the trading floor and understand the range of roles across the Bank.

If you are interested in finding out more about the banking sector, this is the perfect opportunity! Having a prestigious firm such as Morgan Stanley on your personal statement or CV will be hugely beneficial when it comes to applying to university and looking for work experience when you are an undergraduate.

For more information about Programme, please visit this page on Morgan Stanley website. When applying, please ensure that you mention Pure Potential in your covering letter. The application deadline is 2nd January 2017.