Work Experience

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Work Experience

The length of time one has been working in a particular field (or working generally). For example, one may have three years of work experience in computer programming. Greater work experience usually (but does not always) translates to greater skill in one's craft and therefore to a higher salary.
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The initiative is providing at least 20 Belfast school pupils, aged 16 to 17, with an opportunity to complete a paid work placement during their school holidays.
Linda Meston, who handles admissions, marketing and placement at the university, said: "It's getting more and more difficult for students to obtain a work placement.
Excelsior enjoys a Retail Gold work placement partnership with intu, the real estate company which owns some of the UK's best-known shopping centres, including the Metrocentre and Eldon Square, which attract more than 400 million customer visits every year.
They chose to complete this pilot project for their Employment-based Learning module instead of finding work placements.
com)-- Ten vocational students from North Shropshire College (NSC) will be spending two weeks on work placements in France, three Travel and Tourism students and seven Hospitality and Catering students will be placed in the town of Auch in the Midi-Pyrenees Region of France.
During his work placement young Thomas will meet people from all walks of life, he'll get fitter, learn about self discipline and pick up tips on how to run a business.
James, from Middlesbrough, has been assisting the technicians at North Eastern 4x4 with their day-to-day repair and service work, including oil changes and general vehicle maintenance and checks, as part of his work placement.
The Professional Kitchen and Finishing Programmes each cost AED 27,500 per student, with the Work Placement Programme at no additional cost.
The inaugural class of students at UCL Qatar, who have completed their first year of classroom studies, will soon head off to gain practical experience in four-week work placements at home or abroad in some of the world's top museums and art institutions.
Natasha is the second student we have trained on work placement and both have gained so much from the experience.
Nexus Insurance Brokers has a longstanding relationship with the institution, which is a part of Higher Colleges of Technology, having offered influential eight-week work placement programmes to female Emiratis students for over seven years.