The Good Jobs Campaign tackles the lack of decent work-based training for young people from disadvantaged schools and communities by working with employers in the high skill sectors and education institutions to create high quality training pathways into good jobs for young people.
Pathways to Engineering with Atkins
A 6-month programme for students interested in a career in the engineering sector. Students participate in workshops delivered by a cross-disciplinary team of Atkins engineers and tackle real-life planning, rail, infrastructure and transportation projects. All participants who graduate from the programme can apply for work experience opportunities and Level 3 apprenticeships at Atkins.
Pathways to Creative Industries with Wieden + Kennedy
A 6-month programme for students interested in a career in creative marketing. Students learn how to construct a creative brief, come up with good ideas and bring them to life creatively. The workshops are delivered by facilitators from a broad range of disciplines: from account management to creatives. All participants who graduate can apply for Wieden + Kennedy's paid summer internships.
Each training programme is co-designed by the Good Jobs Campaign team, employers and education institutions to ensure they are high quality and industry-relevant. Students on all training programmes participate in a core employability skills training programme facilitated by the Good Jobs Campaign team - with support from J.P. Morgan and their employees. All programmes culminate in the participants delivering to a brief given to them by the employer and pitching their solution in front of an industry panel.
All student receive support from workplace mentors, a reference at the end of the programme, and the opportunity to apply to high quality apprenticeships, paid internships and work experience opportunities with our partner employers.
Fast Forward with OMD International
A 6-month programme for students interested in a career in strategic communications. Students learnt how to understand consumer expectations, attitudes and behaviours, and develop innovative and insight-led communication strategies. The workshops were delivered by facilitators from a broad range of disciplines across the organisation. All participants who graduated could apply for OMD International's 9-12 month paid internships.
Pathways to Health with University College London Hospital Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust
A 6-month programme for students interested in a career in the healthcare sector. Students participated in workshops in clinical and non-clinical skills and gain insight into the range of roles available in the healthcare sector. All participants who graduated from the programme could apply for work experience and Level 3 apprenticeships at Barts Health NHS Trust or University College London Hospital Trust.