[Wolves] Secondary School Work Experience students

John Alexander acontractornow at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Feb 23 13:32:26 UTC 2015

I had a guy from the Uni some 15 years ago and still on their list 
now...In fact ironically  I've just had an email from them!
The requirements are very much the same as you state below.


On 23/02/15 12:38, Adam Sweet wrote:
> We're getting quite a lot of enquiries from secondary school work
> experience students after we helped out a student last year whose
> placement had fallen through at the last minute.
> Consequently we're now on the placements database and we're getting a
> lot of enquiries as there aren't many IT companies in Wolverhampton.
> Do any of you lot work for companies that can take work experience
> students? I can either put you in touch with the placements team or
> refer students to you. Due to the nature of our customers, we can't have
> these students do any work for us, we just hot house them in Linux and
> Open Source for a week but we don't have the time or resources to handle
> many.
> I quite like the idea of helping these students as employability skills
> is a big problem these days. A lot of people just don't know how to go
> about finding and going to work. It's also a nice opportunity to educate
> them that Linux and Open Source exists and is a viable alternative to
> Windows. As it turns out, most of them seem to have used a Raspberry Pi
> running Linux at school.
> Note that anyone who agrees to take students gets visited by the
> placements team, has to fill out forms and show employers liability
> insurance.
> Regards,
> Adam Sweet

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