Whizz-Kidz Work Placement Programme 2011

Whizz=Kidz have a range of placements and internships with some of the UK’s leading employers for wheelchair users at undergraduate level. 

A typical placement is between one and two weeks, alhtough the service has been extended to include internships of varying lengths.  The aim is to provide each participant with ” a real, live project” to work on, the opportunity to shadow staff and also to learn more about the host organisations.

Students must be:

* 25 years or younger

*  Able to commute to workplace for the duration of the work experience

*  Enthusiastic and motivated

Whizz-Kidz can provide:

*  Assistance with transport

*  Personal Assistants for any support needs

*  A full risk assessment

*  An introductory meeting with staff prior to placement

*  Insurance cover

For more information on the programme contact Claire Smith, Work Placement Officer, on 02077986161 or email: c.smith@whizz-kidz.org.uk

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