Work Experience is a key part of our sixth form offer with all year 12 students undertaking two weeks of work experience at high profile companies and institutions. Work experience allows our students do develop key skills, build a professional network and explore different potential career paths. Preparation for university and employment is an integral part of Oasis Sixth Form.
Employability or work-readiness is becoming more and more important to universities and employers and work experience can give a valuable advantage when applying for university or work. Previous work experience placements have included Allen and Ovary law firm, the Ministry of Justice and the BBC.
Completing work experience at J P Morgan allowed me to understand first-hand the workings of an investment bank and a career in the City of London. I was able to network with professionals and it has affirmed my desire to work in finance after university .
Work experience at the Institute of Psychoanalysis allowed me to practically apply my learning in A level psychology and find out what it would be like to study psychology at university working alongside world class academics .