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Cambridge businesses invite local sixth-form students work experience, with Cambridge Unlocked

With an aim to counteract the inequality gap in Cambridge felt by young people who are without connections and contacts, Cambridge Unlocked, in partnership with Railpen, invites businesses to participate in offering sixth-form students a paid internship for one week this July. Businesses and organisations from the dynamic Cambridge cluster are encouraged to join this […]

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Celebrating DNA Day with HRH The Princess Royal and Illumina

“Imagine getting to work in a place like this every day. I’m going to be a scientist!” Form the Future was thrilled to join Illumina at their headquarters in Cambridge last week to celebrate DNA Day 2024. Continuing our work bridging the chasm between students and role models in industry, we brought 150 students aged

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Inspiring over 450 students at Form the Future’s 3rd annual Primary Careers Fair

Form the Future welcomed over 450 children to meet with 24 businesses at Cambridge Regional College for the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) Primary School Careers Fair on Tuesday, 5 March 2024. Children aged 9 to 11 years old from 9 Cambridgeshire-based schools explored a wide range of jobs and industries through interacting with their employees.

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Apprenticeship Careers Fair 2024 Inspires Over 1200 Students

Our annual Apprenticeship Careers Fair 2024 kicked off on 30 January 2024 with much enthusiasm as over 1200 students flocked to Impington Village College to explore a wide variety of apprenticeship opportunities presented by 26 esteemed Cambridgeshire employers. Apprenticeships are a great way to move from education into work, allowing young people to gain hands-on

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Celebrating Cambridge Unlocked 2023

Cambridge Unlocked, a week-long programme that began on 24 July 2023, provided 16-18 year olds with an opportunity to gain invaluable experience in businesses from the Cambridge Cluster. In collaboration with partners from the local business community including Cambridge Future Tech, Cambridge GaN Devices, Goodwin Law, Kalium Health, Neuro XR, Qkine, Robok, Xampla, Aqdot, Mills

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Form the Future opens doors for young people to access in-work experience

Form the Future are delighted to announce the launch of a work experience opportunity board on our ‘WEX’ online platform this month. Partnering with local companies to showcase up to date short term placements available in our region, which can be accessed through school careers advisors. Supporting young people to access in-work experience can make

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Give a gift to be proud of in 2023 and widen horizons for young people

Form the Future is asking working people to give a gift to be proud of in 2023, by joining them as career ambassadors. The Cambridge-based social enterprise works alongside 69 academic institutions across the Eastern Region to give students access and insight into the world of work and career options available to them. At the

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Form the Future strengthens leadership team in response to rapid company growth

Form the Future has appointed Prashant Shah as its Chair. Prashant brings his passion for community and culture to the not-for-profit careers and employment company at a point of rapid growth. As a lack of skilled staff continues to fuel an ongoing recruitment challenge across our region, Form the Future enables school children and young

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Our goal is that all young people move successfully from education into employment. As a social enterprise, we are reliant on grants and corporate funding in order to work with the schools across Cambridgeshire. Even the smallest donation helps us to provide careers inspiration for every child. Click below to find out more about what your donation could do for young people in your community.