Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in financial services? Find out about a range of job roles and what skills are used within a bank by joining a Barclays LifeSkills online work experience placement. Work experience can help prepare you for the world of work by building key skills needed and gives valuable insight into the workplace. This opportunity isn’t limited to those thinking about a career in financial services, the knowledge and skills you will learn can be transferred to other industries and taking part would be a great addition to your CV.
The placement includes 5 live webinars, activities to test and deepen your learning, and the chance to complete a project. You will hear from Barclays employees, with the opportunity to ask questions and explore a variety of topics including:
Barclays LifeSkills Online work experience is taking place starting Monday 12 February, the deadline to register is 9 February 2024 and the placement is free (you will require your own technology to join).
The placement is available for young people in the UK aged 14-19. This typically includes Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 (England and Wales), S3, S4, S5 and S6 (Scotland) and Year 11, 12, 13, 15 (Northern Ireland).
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 83,500 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries.
Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England.
Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E145HP.