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Pupils at the Thomas Alleyne Academy in Stevenage jump onto the Careers Carousel

24 October 2016

Interview techniques, CV writing and brushing up on decision making skills were all part of a Careers Carousel session delivered by Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions to pupils at the Thomas Alleyne Academy.

Could your company offer a young person a taste of the working world?

20 October 2016

Employers across Hertfordshire were encouraged to help young people get their first taste of the world of work as part of National Work Experience Week.

National Work Experience Week 2016

14 October 2016

Youth Connexions support around 7,000 young people each year to take up work experience placements which gives them valuable insight into the world of work.

Primary school students are Rocketing into the Future

14 September 2016

Youth Connexions primary school careers programme Rocket into the Future supports schools in ensuring their students are prepared for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of future life including secondary school.

Getting your A-level or GCSE results? Youth Connexions is here to help!

17 August 2016

Whatever results you get – whether better or worse than you hoped for – there are plenty of options for you. Youth Connexions advisers are on hand to help you to think about the right choices for you, whether that’s in education, training or employment.

Over 30 employers and 600 job seekers attend jobs and careers fair in Hatfield

29 July 2016

Young people from the Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere districts were invited to a jobs and careers fair on Wednesday 20 July 2016.

Students explore widely as the Rocket lands in Ralph Sadleir Middle School

05 July 2016

The Youth Connexions ‘Rocket into the Future’ programme suite encourages students to think about their skills and future aspirations.  Ralph Sadleir Middle School in Puckeridge chose the Landing and Exploration module for a two day session.

Students inspired by new opportunities during careers carousel

01 July 2016

Youth Connexions recently coordinated a one day careers event for Key Stage 5 students at Presdales School in Ware. Students participated in an energetic careers carousel where they had the chance to meet local, national and global employers and seek advice and information.

Young People from Watford and Three Rivers complete their Bronze DofE Practice Expedition

30 June 2016

42 young people from across Watford and Three Rivers who are working towards their Bronze DofE awards took part in a very successful practice expedition during June. ‘Expedition’ is one of four required components of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme, the other three being Volunteering, Physical and Skills.

Mission Control and Total Eclipse at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt

22 June 2016

Youth Connexions’ careers and work related learning programme Rocket into the Future is designed  to inspire primary school students to start thinking about their skills and aspirations. Personal Advisers delivered Rocket into the Future sessions for both Year 6 classes at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt in mid June.