Insights into Infrastructure and the Built Environment
SCS Railways (Skanska Costain STRABAG Joint Venture)
The Skanska Costain STRABAG (SCS Railways JV) and Skanska Constain (CSJV) are delivering both HS2 Enabling and the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which covers 26.8 km from Euston
in the London Borough of Camden all the way to Ickenham in the London Borough
of Hillingdon. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), bridge
demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks plus much more!
How does it all come together? How is a tunnel
designed and constructed? What machines are used in demolition? What careers
and pathways are available into infrastructure?
For 5 interactive days we will offer you the
opportunity to jump on board and fast track your experience to understand more
about Europe`s largest infrastructure project in 100 years!Through a series of masterclasses, webinars, and
collaborative activities, you will have the chance to indulge in practical
scenarios and enhance your knowledge across various areas.
As a part of the week we you will obtain insights
into Engineering, 4D Modelling and Robotics, Environment and Sustainability, Equality,
Diversity and Inclusion, Archaeology and Traffic Management and Logistics.
You will also have the chance to hear from our
apprentices and graduates on their experiences and how they got to where they
are, whilst having a masterclass on CV writing, virtual interview skills and
assessment centres. As this is a virtual work experience opportunity
please note this will require a degree of self-facilitated work within your
respective teams or individually on short projects.
Be sure to read all the
details as applications will be selected based on enthusiasm and
open-mindedness for this specific opportunity, organisation and industry.
Students will need to be
able to access the virtual placement online, every day for the entirety of the
placement 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday.
Students who have not
previously had work experience, do not have access to other opportunities (such
as via parents) and qualify for FSM or Pupil Premium are especially encouraged
This opportunity is exclusively open to Year 12 and
13 students across the London Boroughs of Camden, Ealing, Brent, Kensington and
Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham, Westminster and Hillingdon.
Chloe will retrieve the start time from the employer - Lewis
Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:
Career Development Workshop
Meeting senior executives
Great For Students Who Are:
Interested in learning industry basics
Willing to learn
Keen to try new things
Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
What do you already know about our organisation?
What has interested you to apply for this work experience and what do you hope to gain?