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Upcoming Events

  • Design & Manufacturing - Careers Insight Day
    Design & Manufacturing - Careers Insight Day
    Thu, 04 Jul
    Steelcase Office
    04 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 15:30
    Steelcase Office, Farringdon, London, UK
    We're back with another amazing work experience event for young people aged 15-18! A perfect day for those interested in design, architecture or manufacturing. Attend this day to be able to apply for 1-week's work experience w/c 5 Aug 2024.
  • Tech Careers Insight Day
    Tech Careers Insight Day
    Tue, 09 Jul
    HSBC Canary Wharf
    09 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 15:30
    HSBC Canary Wharf, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ
    We're back with another amazing tech work experience event for young people aged 15-18! Meet some of the top tech employers in the game to discover the latest tech and skills you need to excel in the tech industry.
  • Law & Business Careers Insight Day
    Law & Business Careers Insight Day
    Thu, 11 Jul
    Mayer Brown Offices - London
    11 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 15:30
    Mayer Brown Offices - London, 201 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3AF, UK
    We're back with another amazing Law & Business work experience event for young people aged 15-18! Join us and develop the skills to work in a leading international law firm. This is open to students interested in law or in the business side of a law firm.

Career Insight Days 

Here's a recap of our most recent work experience career insight day with the Consumer Champion Which?.

What we do

Work experience

Completing our WYZ For Work course gives young people access to work experience with our partners through placements and career insight days. Meet recruiters, learn employability skills, boost your CV.

Online accredited courses

From financial literacy to employability, these life-skills 'WYZ' programmes equip young people of underrepresented backgrounds for success in the future. Enrol now as an individual or embed our course into your school or youth group.

Schools & youth group workshops

WYZ® for Work has helped many of our partner schools to achieve Gatsby Benchmarks including access to the workplace and work experience. We work with some of the UK's leading employers to offer high-quality career insight days and work placements.

Apprenticeships & other paid opportunities

We're committed to helping young people find meaningful employment. In 2022, we facilitated paid opportunities at two leading firms in Consultancy and Wealth Management industries. Registrations are now open for Wealth Management apprenticeships, starting Sept 2023.

Tech donations from corporates to schools

Supporting under-funded schools in the UK by providing technology devices and academic resources.

Empowering through representation

Interviews and insights to highlight the experiences of Black and Ethnic Minority individuals, whether in the workplace or in everyday life. We also highlight the positive contributions from Ethnic Minority individuals. 

What we do

Work experience

Completing our WYZ For Work course gives young people access to work experience with our partners through placements and career insight days. Meet recruiters, learn employability skills, boost your CV.

Online accredited courses

From financial literacy to employability, these life-skills 'WYZ' programmes equip young people of underrepresented backgrounds for success in the future. Enrol now as an individual or embed our course into your school or youth group.

Apprenticeships & other paid opportunities

We're committed to helping young people find meaningful employment. In 2022, we facilitated paid opportunities at two leading firms in Consultancy and Wealth Management industries. Registrations are now open for Wealth Management apprenticeships, starting Sept 2023.

Schools & youth group workshops

WYZ® for Work has helped many of our partner schools to achieve Gatsby Benchmarks including access to the workplace and work experience. We work with some of the UK's leading employers to offer high-quality career insight days and work placements.

Tech donations from corporates to schools

Supporting under-funded schools in the UK by providing technology devices and academic resources.

Empowering through representation

Interviews and insights to highlight the experiences of Black and Ethnic Minority individuals, whether in the workplace or in everyday life. We also highlight the positive contributions from Ethnic Minority individuals. 

What we do

Completing our WYZ For Work course gives young people access to work experience with our partners through placements and career insight days. Meet recruiters, learn employability skills, boost your CV.

Work experience

From financial literacy to employability, these life-skills 'WYZ' programmes equip young people of underrepresented backgrounds for success in the future. Enrol now as an individual or embed our course into your school or youth group.

Online accredited courses

We're committed to helping young people find meaningful employment. In 2022, we facilitated paid opportunities at two leading firms in Consultancy and Wealth Management industries. Registrations are now open for Wealth Management apprenticeships, starting Sept 2023.

Apprenticeships & other paid opportunities

WYZ® for Work has helped many of our partner schools to achieve Gatsby Benchmarks including access to the workplace and work experience. We work with some of the UK's leading employers to offer high-quality career insight days and work placements.

Schools & youth group workshops

Supporting under-funded schools in the UK by providing technology devices and academic resources.

Tech donations from corporates to schools

Interviews and insights to highlight the experiences of Black and Ethnic Minority individuals, whether in the workplace or in everyday life. We also highlight the positive contributions from Ethnic Minority individuals. 

Empowering through representation

We partner with Monzo to donate their surplus tech to local schools.

We were selected to be part of Virgin Red's 'Points for good' rewards club.

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WYZ For Work

From the classroom to your first day at work and beyond, our employability programme will guide you for success on your career journey. Aimed at Black, Mixed Heritage and Minority Ethnic teenagers, but open to all.

Preparing 13-18-year-olds for success in the workplace

WYZ Money

Aimed at Black, Mixed Heritage and Minority Ethnic teenagers, but open to all, with contributions from qualified finance professionals. Join over 1,000 young people starting their personal finance journey with us.

Teaching 13-17-year olds how to be wiser with money

Life-skills Programmes

FREE online courses aimed at Black, Mixed Heritage and Minority Ethnic teenagers. Gain a nationally-recognised accreditation too!

Life-skills Programmes

FREE online courses aimed at Black, Mixed Heritage and Minority Ethnic teenagers. Gain a nationally-recognised accreditation too!

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From the classroom to your first day at work and beyond, our employability programme will guide you for success on your career journey. Aimed at Black, Mixed Heritage and Minority Ethnic teenagers, but open to all.

WYZ For Work

Preparing 13-18-year-olds for success in the workplace

Aimed at Black, Mixed Heritage and Minority Ethnic teenagers, but open to all, with contributions from qualified finance professionals. Join over 1,000 young people starting their personal finance journey with us.

WYZ Money

Teaching 13-17-year olds how to be wiser with money

Life-skills Programmes

FREE online courses aimed at Black, Mixed Heritage and Minority Ethnic teenagers. Gain a nationally-recognised accreditation too!

Our Partners

We're passionate about developing impactful partnerships with organisations, schools and people that support our values. These partnerships help us to widen our reach so that we can help more people.

If you're interested in becoming a partner, whether for a specific initiative or more generally, please visit our partner page and submit the form. We'd love to discuss further.

Improving lives by providing life-skills programmes, supporting under-funded schools and promoting racial equality.

13,695

Young people reached through our work

96%

Young people who increased their knowledge and confidence on our WYZ® programmes

35%

Inner London Boroughs reached through our work

Our impact

Figures correct up to 30 June 2022

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