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 application process through the Work Opportunities Team. Attendance requires authorisation from your school / college either your Career’s Advisor or your Tutor.
The application form and programme information will be available via your career’s advisor or work experience coordinator.
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 or if unsuccessful in securing a placement.
- Insight into careers and apprenticeships in the NHS: 01 October 2020 1-2pm
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.
- Insight into Midwifery: 08 October 2020 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.
- Occupational and Physiotherapy: 14 October 11.30am – 12.30pm
Are you interested in seeing how these roles support our patients? Do you know the difference between the two? Sign up and find out – This could be your future career!
- Medicine – From application to becoming a student: 20 October 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
- Have you thought of being a Pharmacist or Radiographer: 22 October 2020 2-4pm
Would you like to know more? This is your opportunity to sign up and find out some interesting facts about the roles and how you can develop. See inside our departments and the equipment used.
- Insight into Science Careers: 05 November 2020- 11am – 1pm, 09 November 1pm – 4pm and 02 December 10am – 12pm 2020
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.
- Insight into Medicine: 16 November 12.00pm-12.45pm, 17 November 10.00am – 11.00am, 18 November 11.00am – 11.45am
These 3 sessions aims to provide you with an insight to being a doctor, different specialities and gives you an opportunity to ask the questions directly through a live Q&A session. Questions can be submitted prior to session.
- Insight into Nursing and Theatre Roles: 25 November 2020
This programme offers a deeper insight into Healthcare Support, Adult, Paediatric and Mental Health Nursing as well theatre roles, exploring the various routes and career pathways available.
Programmes for 2021 to be confirmed
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.