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Bright Futures – Annual Progression Event – 21 March 2019

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Our Annual Progression Event is taking place on Thursday 21st March between 10:30 and 1:30 in the Student Centre.

Check out the list below for all organisations who will be attending; read their biographies or click on each logo to visit their website and find out more!

Addenbrookes Voluntary Services for Young People 

Addenbrookes Young Peoples Programme are a specialist division of the trust that organise Work Experience Programmes for 16-19 year olds. The programme can help you to develop your communication skills and confidence as you move through the 16 week programme. Volunteering in a clinical environment is also frequently seen as beneficial by Higher Education establishments. CUH have both clinical and non-clinical apprenticeships these include:

  • Nursing & Health Care
  • Laboratory technicians & Pharmacy assistants
  • Carpentry
  • Finance/accounting
  • Business admin and customer services.

New apprenticeships are also being developed in a range of clinical roles for 2019

Aim Apprenticeships

AIM Apprenticeships is a UK-based vacancy platform for 16-24-year-olds to find, search and apply for national apprenticeship vacancies. Industries include:

  • Agricultural & Animal Care
  • Arts, Media and Publishing
  • Business, Accountancy & Administration
  • Education
  • Health Social Care and Public Services

AXA Insurance 

Global insurance, investment management, and other financial service. Career Options include:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Post University Posts


Independent Property Management company offering ‘high opportunity residential, commercial and rural property knowledge to clients. Opportunities include:

  • Graduate Scheme
  • University Placement.

Cambridge Dining Company

The Cambridge Dining Company provides high quality catering solutions for any event. The Company is part of Cambscuisine, a group of four restaurants in the area, The Cock at Hemingford Grey (2010 National Dining pub of the Year, Good Pub Guide), The Boathouse at Ely and the two Chop Houses in Cambridge.

Cambridge Logic

A leading UK technology company providing cost effective software and hardware development services to various industries.

  • Client industries including Gamin; transport; Health; Security and Building.

Cambridge Regional College

Local high quality alternative to university with outstanding employment links, facilities and industry specialist staff. Large range of Apprenticeship Opportunities and Higher Education courses including;

  • Construction
  • Business & Management
  • Computing & IT
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Care, Health & Early Years

Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

Aims to develop the skills and confidence of many inspiring artists and performers. Providing pathways in:

  • Art & Design
  • Drama
  • Music

Cromwell Business Systems Ltd.

Specialist retail software and IT services business supporting many of the leading consumer electronics retailers in the UK. Our work environment can be fast-paced and pressured, but you will have plenty of support from management and colleagues, and the environment is fun as well as challenging. We give people the room to grow, to develop new skills and to make a real contribution right from the start.

We are always interested in finding new people at all levels of experience who can join our skilled and dedicated team in:

  • Software Development (Reality / PICK database)
  • Web Design & Development (LAMP)
  • Project Management
  • Help Desk
  • Technical Installation & Support
  • Applications Software Support


East of England Ambulance Service

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing National Health Service ambulance services in the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, in the East of England region.

Currently recruiting Apprentice emergency medical technicians and Apprentice emergency care support workers


We are one of the largest firms of Chartered Accountants in East Anglia, offering a wide range of accountancy and business services to a diverse portfolio of clients. Generous employee benefits package included: flexible working, contributory pension, relocation packages if applicable. Staff awards scheme and a bonus structure for introducing new business.

Specialisms include:

Eversheds Sutherland

Global law practice Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to the world’s largest corporate firms.

Legal Services include:

  • Cooperate & M&A
  • Dispute resolution & litigation
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Insurance & Finance
  • Human capital & labour law

Currently running a Trailblazer Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship scheme (degree level) at Eversheds Sutherland where we recruit for both our Cambridge and London offices.

Featurespace Software

Feature space is Software Company – is the world leader in Adaptive Behavioral Analytics technology software for fraud and risk management in financial and gaming industries.

They offer a Graduate Programme, with a number of roles designed for recent graduates, a 9 week paid internship over the Summer and placement years for current students.

Ingleton Wood

Property and construction consultancy, provide construction and property consultancy across all sectors and over a range of disciplines. Employees are supported with CPD for professional chartered memberships.

Commissions range from;

  • Large-scale/new build and refurbishment projects
  • Smaller value design & construction work.

Interested in receiving applications from Building Surveyors who wish to work in Essex/London jobs include:

  • Engineers
  • Architectural Assistants
  • Technicians
  • Technologists


Teaching English Abroad with a TEFL internship. They offer paid and voluntary TEFL Internships with 1-10 month placements in classrooms across Asia and Europe. With over 600 links to international schools and language centres, i-to-i has an excellent global reputation for helping first-time TEFL teachers.

Johnson Matthey

Specialist Precious Metal Chemical company that’s famous for Developing and Manufacturing many products. They recruit a high number of Graduates and Apprentices every year providing Career opportunities to work for a large company that’s hugely respected.

Career opportunities for a wide range of skills within our business including roles within:

  • High Tech Manufacturing
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Business Admin including HR, Sales and Finance
  • IT
  • Logistics
  • Science / Laboratory

MACE/ Astrazenica

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, founded and built on exceptional people, a commitment to service excellence and a deep-rooted entrepreneurial spirit.

Whether you have years of experience or are starting out in your career, Mace is a place to learn, grow and thrive.
Career opportunities include:

  • Work experience,
  • Traineeships
  • Apprenticeships
  • Undergraduate & Graduate opportunities


nCipher Security is the leader in advanced data security solutions. Employment Opportunities include:

  • Software Engineers
  • Network security engineers
  • Lead Technical author
  • Hardware Design engineers

Newmarket Races

The Jockey Club stages thrilling sporting occasions.  Millions of people every year enjoy the special experiences we offer through racing, music, food and entertainment on race days and beyond.

Current Opportunities include:

  • Racemakers & Race day Team members at the Racecourse for the 2019 season.
  • Customer facing roles that are confident, enthusiastic and loves being part of a team.

PBA Peterborough

PBA is a leading consultancy of engineers, planners, scientists, and economists delivering major development and infrastructure projects.

We offer exciting opportunities at all career stages.

  • Work placements, particularly over the summer period for undergraduates, providing the opportunity to prepare students for the real world of work.
  • Apprentices and trainees across the business as a route to harness fresh new talent.
  • Graduate Programmes


Ravensbourne are a specialise in design and media University. They offer:

  • Postgraduate & Undergraduate degrees,
  • Foundation courses.

Courses include:

  • Fashion
  • Television and broadcasting
  • Interactive product design
  • Architecture and environment design,
  • Graphic design, animation, moving image,
  • Music production for media and sound design


Scudamore’s Punting Cambridge first introduced pleasure punting to the city in the early 20th century.  They pride themselves on a ‘warm welcome, unrivaled service.

Vacancies Currently Available include;

  • Punt Station Supervisor
  • Workshop Assistant
  • Cashier
  • River Tour Guide

Soccer Assist

Soccer Assist is the ‘UK’s leading soccer scholarship agency.  Designed for student-athletes aged 15-23. Scholarships are awarded, and provide a discount on tuition fees, to exceptional student-athletes who demonstrate excellence in their sport as well as their academics.

Start Codon

Image result for start codon cambridge logoStart Codon focuses on helping highly disruptive, transferable innovations from across the globe. We aim to revolutionise the way biotech innovation happens in Cambridge.


TTP, which is a technology consultancy firm (working in product development) based locally in Melbourn. Together we take on complex technical challenges and develop breakthrough products that bring commercial value to our clients and the benefits of technology to all.

Career Opportunities include:

  • Summer or year-long internships from the 2nd year of university upwards
  • Graduate opportunities – bachelor’s or master’s qualification in mechanical engineering, physics, software, electronics, life sciences or a closely related discipline.

Turners Soham Ltd.

Specialists transport and distribution company operations. Career Opportunities Include;

  • Storage & Warehousing
  • Accountancy
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics, Traffic & Planning
  • IT Support and Software

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

The Sanger Institute is one of the premier centres of genomic discovery and understanding in the world. Their science is organised into Programmes:

  • Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation
  • Cellular Genetics
  • Human Genetics
  • Parasites and Microbes

Apprenticeships are a great way of earning and learning; with a starting salary of £17,489.

West Suffolk College

West Suffolk is a member of the University of Suffolk, commonly known as the University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College. They offer the following opportunities;

  • Apprenticeships
  • Traineeships
  • Undergraduate & degree courses