Career Champions Careers Champions supporting the schoolBecome a Careers Champion for Forest Way and support our students with their career aspirations and life choices.The school is looking for long term, sustainable links with anyone in the world of work. You may be a business owner, an employee, a volunteer, a charitable organisation or in further education. The school currently works with Michelmersch Brick Company, Ulverscroft Grange, Department for Work and Pensions, Rolls Royce and Severn Trent Water. No matter how big or small a business is, If you think you can support in any way please get in contact.You can really make a difference to the lives of our students. Our students seek to: Explore the world of work and the opportunities available to them. Learn more about STEM opportunities in the world of work. Undertake work experience placements and internships. Visit local businesses. Have links with further education and higher education providers. Can you …? Offer a short talk to our students about your business. Offer taster sessions about your field of work virtual or face to face. Support mock interviews and CV writing. Support our careers days. Offer practical work-related experiences in school. Provide practical guidance on STEM activities. Offer work experience placements or internships (the school will provide the correct risk assessments and support the students with a trained Forest Way staff member). Offer visits and talks about further and higher educationWhat’s in it for you? By supporting the school and becoming a careers champion you will be making a difference to our students’ futures. Careers Champions will be added to our school’s website and publicity materials and social media. Opportunities to network with like-minded people from the world of work. Showcase your involvement with the school and student success stories. We can offer free disability awareness and communication training courses which could benefit you and your staff or colleagues.