We want young people in Bristol to enjoy positive experiences of work to help them make the best career choices.
Bristol WORKS aims to engage young people with limited knowledge of local employers and career options.
What We Do
Bristol WORKS facilitates numerous work experience opportunities for people across Bristol. We strongly believe high quality work experience supports a diverse future workforce and helps prepare people for the world of work.
We are committed to removing barriers to meaningful experiences of work and are committed to prioritising those who are currently under represented within our workforce.
As part of this, we support placements within Bristol City Council and across our WORKS employers.
“It helped me get used to working in a work environment and seeing what almost a full shift would look like. In addition I leant how to interact with the public and how to treat customers.”
“I enjoyed the fact I was able to talk to a wide range of people across the team. It has allowed me to gain a thorough and holistic sense of the project and it’s purpose.”
How We Do It
We work with teams across Bristol City Council and with employers to design high quality and exciting work experience placements. We offer 5-day placements all year round and during the placement you will get the opportunity to: