IGD Work Experience week

We know it is increasingly difficult to arrange work placements for students. Taking part in an industry-wide, virtual work experience week, provides a safe and accessible option. Students will gain skills and experience throughout the week to add to their CV.

  • Listen – Gain insights from leaders of big brands and retailers
  • Engage – Ask professionals their advice and hear their stories
  • Create – Take part in projects with feedback from professionals.
Top tips

Please note:

  • There are no restrictions on student numbers so whole year groups can take part.  
  • The Educator Hub also includes free activities, lesson plans and videos of previous webinars, featuring jobs within the industry.
  • All teachers within your school are welcome to register for the Hub.


  • Careers Leader
  • Free
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Virtual