Passport to Work provides brief training and work shadowing (2-4 hours) in areas such as hospitality, customer service, administration and retail. The scheme is aimed at current students of Newcastle University who are looking for paid work in the UK but are finding it difficult due to a lack of work experience on their CV. Please note that all sessions are unpaid.
Passport to Work takes place twice a year:
Passport to Work gives you the opportunity to observe staff undertaking key aspects of their job. You will gain transferable skills and experience in a real work situation to add to your CV. You will also get a certificate outlining the experience you’ve gained to show employers when you’re looking for work.
Skills you could develop:
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Passport to Work sessions take place during Semester 2 from 2 February – 15 March 2015 - see below for the full list. To apply for any of the sessions, please complete our online booking form.
You can sign up to more than one session, however these are offered on a first come first served basis and fill up quickly, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible.
Civic Centre: Front of House / Table Service
Newcastle University Students Union Bar: Bar work
Newcastle University Halls – Castle Leazes shop: Retail
McKenna’s: Front of House / Barista
Newcastle University – King’s Gate: Front of House / Reception *Please note: this opportunity is now full.
Newcastle University - Careers Service Welcome Desk: Helpdesk Assistant
Newcastle University - Sports Centre: Customer Service / Operational
Before getting in touch, take a look at our frequently asked questions (PDF: 188KB).
If your question is not answered, or for more information about Passport to Work, please contact Roma McGeehan.
This is an ncl+ opportunity