Virtual Insight Programmes
Programmes for Year 11 to Year 13- or up to 24 years of age if studying at a local College. These virtual opportunities are open to students attending their last year at secondary school (year 11) or in Sixth Form College within Cambridgeshire extending to students who attend school / college just over the border.
Schools and Colleges within our catchment area are notified of the programmes below and places are allocated via an online application process through JISC (formerly BOS) and the Work Opportunities Team. Attendance requires authorisation from your school / college by either your Career’s Advisor or your Tutor. You will be notified of the Zoom log in link nearer the date of the programme. There are 80 places available for each programme.
The application link for each programme is listed below, but is also available via your school/college.
We request that students contact us directly regarding their application to attend a virtual session and not the parents. Please note we do not contact everyone on receipt of application.
- Insight into careers and apprenticeships in the NHS: Thursday 11 February 2021 4-5pm
Not sure what to do? This session will provide you with the opportunity to learn about some of the roles in the NHS and apprenticeships available to you whether you are thinking of working clinically or in a non-clinical role. Apply online
- Insight into Midwifery: Monday 10 May 2021 1pm – 4pm
Would you like to be involved in the care of “mums to be”? From the beginning of pregnancy, to labour care and delivery of baby, and the immediate care following birth? This session will give you an insight to the different career paths, specialist roles and areas within the maternity hospital, from maternity care assistants to coordinating the Delivery Unit. Apply online
- Medicine – From application to becoming a student: Tuesday 09 March 2021 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Thinking of Medicine – this session will provide you with the opportunity to learn about the application process, the interview, Do’s and Don’ts, what is like once being accepted and to include the different routes into medicine. Apply on line
- Insight into Science Careers: Thursday 22 April 2021 10am – 1pm, Tuesday 18 May 2021 1pm – 4pm and Tuesday 15 June 2021 10am – 1pm
Love science – but not sure which way to go? This set of 3 sessions provides an insight into the different specialities and roles within the science field through talks and presentations. For example: Biochemistry, Genetics, Pathology, Audiology, Clinical Engineering and Cardio-physiology.
Session 1 –Biomedical Sciences: Thursday 22nd April 2021 10am – 1pm Apply online
Session 2 – Life Sciences: Tuesday 18th May 2021 1pm – 4pm Apply online
Session 3 – Clinical Engineering, Innovation, Prosthetics: Tuesday 15th June 2021 10am – 1pm Apply online
- What is Medicine Really Like? Wednesday 31 March 2021 2pm – 3pm
This programme is a re-run of the recorded session of Dr Phil Johnson presenting ‘What is Medicine Really Like?’ If you saw the session in the Autumn – Please do not rebook onto this one. Apply online
- Medicine: Thursday 6th May 2021 11am-12.30pm
Presentation from one of our Consultants in the Department of Medicines for the Elderly, talking about their career path, what inspires them in the work they do followed by a live Q&A with 3 doctors. Apply online
If you are interested in attending an Insight Programme at CUH please speak to your Careers Advisor at college in the first instance and obtain an application form. Once this has been fully completed, including the teacher section, (this provides us with authorisation from the college of your attendance if you are successful), please scan and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A place on the programme is not guaranteed and we aim to confirm within two weeks of the closing date for applications. Please make sure you check your spam box if you have not heard from us.