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Careers event boosted by LINKs

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This year’s College careers event on 17th March could be the best yet, with an excellent range of new exhibitors. Many of these are coming as a result of last summer’s LINKs visits to local companies and organisations by academic and support staff.  Others have come via the Form the Future mentoring scheme – see previous news story for details: Form the Future and through other staff contacts.

Here are some of our exhibitors:

  • Addenbrooke’s Hospital – Form the Future contact.
  • Burwell Print – the print company which provides employment opportunities to adults with learning disabilities – LINKs contact.
  • Cambridge Arts Theatre – LINKs contact.
  • Cambridgeshire Constabulary (Parkside) – LINKs contact.
  • CAMEO – the NHS service in Cambridgeshire which provides specialised assessment, care and support to young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis – LINKs contact.
  • Cambridge University Press – Form the Future contact.
  • Cancer Research UK – LINKs contact
  • Carter – Construction, Civil Engineering and Project Management Services firm which has been involved in work for Anglia Ruskin University and the College of West Anglia – Form the Future contact.
  • Grant Thornton – international accountancy and consulting firm – LINKs contact.
  • HM Prison Littlehey – LINKs contact.
  • Hyperfusion – not-for-profit professional theatre company – LINKs contact.
  • KeroniteBritish company offering and licensing electrolytic oxidation surface hardening treatment of light metals, alloys, and inter-metalloids – LINKs contact.
  • Metrobank – Britain’s first new High Street bank in over 100 years – staff contact
  • National Citizenship Service – staff contact.
  • Turners of Soham – LINKs contact.

We are working with these contacts to provide work experience, visits and careers talks. Information about these will also be posted on the Noticeboard.

We are also delighted to be welcoming the following companies and organisations to the careers event:

  • Cambridge Regional College Apprenticeships and Higher Education
  • The Chartered Insurance Institute
  • Cygnet Theatre
  • EY (Ernst Young)
  • Frontier
  • Hardcastle Burton LLP
  • Metropolitan Care and Support
  • Papworth NHS Trust
  • Price Bailey Accountants and Legal Services
  • PwC
  • QA Apprenticeships
  • Raleigh International
  • University Campus Suffolk