Closed: Predict 21: Financial Times One Week Online Work Experience

The Financial Times

Available Between

Join the Financial Times for a one week online work experience placement.

Monday 21st June - Friday 25th June, from 10am - 3pm

During this placement you will be:

  • Interviewing FT Employees
  • Researching
  • Brainstorming
  • Creating a business plan on the topic of "Technology and futureproofing"
  • Attending workshops
  • Creating a Vision Board
  • Collaboration
  • Teamwork
  • Creating and delivering a team presentation

Join us to gain first hand experience of what it takes to work for a global media organisation.

You will gain experience of working remotely and collaboratively. You will experience deadlines, challenges and problems solving, you will be team building and creating business plans.

Skills that in our the new world norm of remote online working will give you the edge! We look forward to welcoming you to the FT.

Please note: Places are limited and may be snapped up before the deadline! So please don`t delay in applying!

Placement Notes

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 to apply.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Career Development Workshop
Decision Making
Public Speaking
Understanding how an office works
Understanding how a business operates
Communication Skills
Digital marketing
Document writing
Goal setting
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Interview skills
Professional Etiquette
Time management
Giving presentations
IT skills
Meeting senior executives
Team work
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Willing to learn

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
How do you consume the news?

Tell me about a time when you overcame a hurdle?

Why would you like to join this placement?