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Work experience and volunteering | nidirect

How a work placement or becoming a volunteer can give you extra skills to use when searching for a job.

Youth Employment Scheme can help develop skills | nidirect

Employers look for staff who can prove they have the skills to do the job. Work experience on the Youth Employment Scheme can help unemployed young people gain these skills. Find out more about the scheme below.

I am at school and I need ideas | nidirect

Career advice if you are still at school and you need career ideas

Year 10 | nidirect

Making choices in Year 9: how to decide which subjects, qualifications and ways of learning are right for you, and where to go for help and advice

Work experience | nidirect

Work experience means you can take part in the actual work required for a particular job. 'Work shadowing' enables you to observe a person involved in a specific job.