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Virtual Work Experience - A World of Beauty & Healthcare at Boots 10 Jan-13th March 2024 (Yr 10-13)

You've probably seen a Boots on your local high street – the first store was opened in 1849! Perhaps you've been in-store or online and made a purchase, but what do you really know about this renowned retailer?

Come and join this unique opportunity to learn more about careers within the market leader in the world of healthcare, beauty and retail. Hear from members of the Boots team about the wealth of opportunities available in Healthcare, Retail, Supply Chain and STEM to name but a few. All whilst getting to interact in activities, independently and in groups with other young people from across the country who are interested in similar careers you are considering.

This eight-session virtual experience gives you a chance to connect to the Boots business and build your skills and knowledge about a range of departments.

The programme is split into three two-part sessions, each of which also include an introductory session to Boots and its history, and concludes with a ‘Next steps’ session, helping you prepare for your future and hopefully, a career with Boots in mind!

The sessions are follows:

Session 1: 10th January – Introduction – Discovering Boots as an organisation (mandatory)

Option 1 - Discover ‘life-changing’ careers in Healthcare and Patient Care

Session 2: 17th January – Careers in Pharmacy

Session 3: 24th January – Careers in Opticians

Option 2 – Discover careers that delight our customers everyday

Session 4: 31st January – Careers in Retail (Including Beauty)

Session 5: 7th February – Careers in Supply Chain

Option 3 - ‘Behind the scenes’ Careers at Boots

Session 6: 28th February – Careers in STEM (Including IT)

Session 7: 6th March – Careers at Boots Support office (including Marketing)

Session 8: 13th March – Discovering your next steps after work experience (mandatory)

All sessions take place on Wednesdays from 3.30pm - 5pm.

To attend this opportunity you will first need to register onto the FREE Speakers for Schools Portal HERE and then you will be able to register to the event HERE

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