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Let's Talk about Apprenticeships

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This month marks the first anniversary of the government's Apprenticeship Levy. Zoe Caccavale, intern at Citizens UK, considers its impact one year on, and questions whether it has improved progression opportunities for disadvantaged young people. 

 

 

 

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Sumaya's Story

Sumaya.jpgSumaya was one of two students last year who secured a paid internship at creative advertising agency, Wieden + Kennedy, through Citizens UK's Good Jobs Campaign. During her time on the programme, she was a first year student at Mulberry Sixth Form studying her A Levels in Media Studies, Psychology and Sociology. She is now in her second year and we have very high hopes for her as she decides upon her next steps.

 

 

 

 

 

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James' Story

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Last year, James Adekitan took part in the Pathways to Creative Industries programme which the Good Jobs Campaign run each year with three schools and colleges across London. James was a student at Sir George Monoux College. He was one of two who were offered a Living Wage paid internship at creative advertising agency, Wieden + Kennedy, for a duration of one month. Since, James has been accepted onto a Graphic Design course at Nottingham Trent University and we have the highest of hopes for his future success!

 

 

 

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Shuhana's Story

Shuhana Begum from Mulberry School for Girls has written about her participation in Pathways to Creative Industries, run by Citizen UK's Good Jobs Campaign.

The Good Jobs Campaign's Pathways to Creative Industries is a programme that was designed with the help of creative advertising agency, Wieden + Kennedy. The programme is particularly for students who are interested in creative marketing. All participants who graduate can apply for paid summer internships at Wieden + Kennedy.

 

 

 

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Interview with Martha Crawford - Good Jobs Campaign's Operations Manager

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Martha Crawford, Operations Manager for the Good Jobs Campaign, is responsible for managing the training programmes that we run with employer and education institution partners. Since joining Citizens UK in November 2015, Martha has worked hard to oversee the direction of the Good Jobs Campaign from its early stages.

 

 

 

 

 

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