Internships & apprenticeships

Seven reasons you should start an apprenticeship

Thinking about an apprenticeship? We’ve already covered how to get started with an apprenticeship, but to make you aware of the benefits, here are seven reasons you should start an apprenticeship:

Higher Apprenticeships: What you need to know

Looking for an apprenticeship that suits your skills? Here’s everything you need to know about Higher Apprenticeships – and how they could help your career.

Not going to uni: What to do next

What comes after school? It doesn’t have to be uni. If you’re considering not going to uni, here are a few options of what you could do next:

How to: Find traineeships

Never heard of traineeships? You might be missing out. Here’s our guide on how to find them – and how joining one could change your career:

Advanced Apprenticeships: What you need to know

Never heard of Advanced Apprenticeships? Here’s our guide on everything you need to know about them, and how they differ from other types of apprenticeship.

A level results day: What are your options?

Just got your A level results, and not sure where to go next? Here are some of our top tips to help you weigh up the options on A level results day:

Types of apprenticeships

There are apprenticeships out there to suit every skillset. Here’s a quick guide to find out more about what ‘type’ of scheme is right for you.

Five qualities every intern should have

To help identify the most in-demand attributes all employers look for, we spoke to Inspiring Interns to find out five qualities every intern should have.

How to: Turn your internship into a full-time job

Internships can be fantastic for adding experience to your CV, and could help you land a full-time role. We spoke to Inspiring Interns to find out the best way to impress:

Seven ways to make your internship count

Thinking about an internship? We spoke to Inspiring Interns, to find out seven ways to help ensure you make the most out of your opportunity:

Intermediate Apprenticeships: What you need to know

There’s more than one way to join an apprenticeship. To help you get started, here’s everything you need to know about Intermediate Apprenticeships.

Why choose an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are officially on the rise. And it’s all about the benefits. Here are five reasons why an apprenticeship could be right for you:

Five apprenticeships you may not have considered

Ever thought about becoming an apprentice? Here are some of the top apprenticeships you may not have considered:

Apprenticeships: How to get started

Thinking about an apprenticeship? Here’s how to get started…

Engineering internships: What you need to know

If you’re looking to put your engineering knowledge into practice, an internship could be the next step. To guide you in the right direction, here are a few things you need to know if you’re considering an engineering internship:

Apprenticeships for school leavers

Just left school and looking for work? Here’s a quick guide on available apprenticeships for school leavers:, and how to choose the right one for you.

Applying for apprenticeships

Not sure what it takes to secure a great apprenticeship? To help you maximise your chances, here are some of our top tips on writing a winning application:

Internships: What you need to know

Whether it’s to get your foot in the door in your preferred industry, or for your own personal growth, internships are a great starting point for those with little or no experience in the field of work they’d like to enter. Here are a few things we think you should know if you’re considering an internship:

3 out of 4 students would consider an apprenticeship, but lack the right information

Almost three quarters of students would consider an apprenticeship, yet 80% know little or nothing about them, according to the latest research from QA Apprenticeships.

2014: The year of the apprentice – #reedjobindex

2014 wasn’t just a great year for royal siblings and formula one racing, it was also a great year for anyone involved in apprenticeships, our latest figures reveal.

Is a Computer Science degree important to work in Technology?

Is the IT industry inundated with computer science qualifications? We spoke to Mark Ridley, Technology Director at, to find out…

Week one: sweaty commutes, salt and vinegar crisps and speed dating

Five interns are spending the summer working for We’ve already met the interns, now it’s time to find out how their first week went.

Meet the interns

We’ve just taken on five interns, and over the next eight weeks they’ll be blogging about their experiences and keeping us up-to-date with their development here at

How to get into the events industry – without a degree

If you’re concerned that you need a degree to get a job in the competitive Events industry, you’d be wrong. Cat Goulbourne tells us why…