Work Experience at Santander

  • UK

Santander

At Santander we’re continuously investing in our programs to make them the best they can be. We are currently reviewing our Work Experience offering for 2023 so if you would like to be the first to hear about our Work Experience opportunities join our Talent Community today and we will contact you to keep you informed about all future opportunities.

Who is it for?

Pretty much anyone between the ages of 14 and 19 who’s looking to get some experience and improve their prospects. It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking to dip your toe or get fully immersed: Join our Talent Community today for future opportunities.

Why do it?

Doing work experience is a smart move because it allows you to:

  • Boost your CV
  • Experience what work is like
  • Develop skills employers look for (like teamwork and communication)
  • Understand more about Apprenticeship and Graduate programmes
  • Meet new people
  • Start preparing for your future

Our top tips for landing a work experience placement

Getting work experience with a well known company can be quite competitive. Here’s four top tips that will help give you an edge during your application.

  • Tailor your communication. If you are applying for more than one work experience position, ensure that each of your applications is unique. Bonus points if you also shuffle your CV and experience to best suit the role.
  • Make the most of limited experience. Nobody has lots of skills or experience at the beginning of their career, so make the most of what you have done, and look for innovative ways to show learnings from any outside-of-school activities or work.
  • Be proactive and reach out to companies directly. If you are unsure about a specific requirement, then ask a question.
  • You could look to do some volunteer work, or a virtual work experience, to help boost your skills and make your application look even stronger.

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