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New opportunity – ITV Academy News Traineeship 2024-2025

The ITV Academy News Traineeship 2024-2025 is open for applications on the ITV Careers website. The link for more information and the online application form is: careers.itv.com/teams/media-entertainment/itv-news/itv-news-apprenticeship Applications Open: Monday 5th February 2024 Close: 23:59 Sunday 25th February 2024 There is an email box for any queries:  newstraineeship2024@itv.com Trainee Video: Some of ITVs current and former trainees have contributed to a film about their experience on the traineeship: Additional info Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a 1 day online assessment centre on either 23rd, 24th or 25th April 2024. The traineeship will be 9 months, starting Monday 30th [...]

By |February 7, 2024|Categories: 18 plus, Employability, Internship, Life skills, Opportunities|Tags: |0 Comments

Tactile Times online advent calendar

Tactile Times are getting into the Christmas spirit already and have launched a fully-accessible, online advent calender. If you fancy a change from printed advent calendars this one is fully-accessible with all major screen readers using a computer or a phone and you can access it with a Braillenote Touch. You might even hear a few familiar voices along the way! You can visit it to open the first few door right now: games.tactiletimes.org/advent The will have a new door unlocking each day, and a bumper day on the 24th. It is a great opportunity to [...]

By |December 4, 2023|Categories: 10 to 13, 14 to 17, Be Inspired, Create, Employability, Stand out, Taking control, Volunteering|Tags: |0 Comments

New opportunity – Internship at Retina UK

Are you looking for a role that will enable you to gain a wide range of experience? Are you keen to make a difference for people affected by inherited sight loss conditions? Then Retina UK's Development Team Internship could be the role for you. Retina UK is a national charity supporting people affected by inherited sight loss and investing in medical research to help make their challenges a thing of the past. The intern will support their information and support services, communications, research development, and volunteering and database development. You will provide administrative assistance to [...]

By |October 25, 2023|Categories: 14 to 17, 18 plus, Employability, Get involved, Internship, Opportunities, Stand out|0 Comments

New opportunity – Raise awareness with The Macular Society

The Macular Society is reaching out to find students passionate about raising awareness about the macular condition and how it also occurs in young people. They are looking for university students and/or prospective students who have a macular condition (mainly has central vision loss, such as Stargardts) and are willing/comfortable to share a little bit about their eye condition and their experiences. They'd like to share with other young people your experiences of being a student or preparing to be a university student, for example, applying for the DSA grant, getting orientated and living in [...]

Be inspired. Tune in to Lee’s first radio show!

As part of our #BlindnessAwarenessMonth celebrations, we chatted to Lee Roake about his fantastic achievement, launching his first radio show! Lee is a 17 year old with a rare genetic condition called WAGR Syndrome. Due to his vision impairment, Lee has been involved in VICTA activities from a young age, now taking part in our activities for 14 to 17 years. Lee has just started his very own radio show on Surrey Hills Radio and tells us how his volunteering led to this dream opportunity! Did you miss Lee's [...]

By |October 10, 2023|Categories: 10 to 13, 14 to 17, Be Inspired, Create, Employability, Stand out, Taking control, Volunteering|Tags: |0 Comments

New opportunity – Assistant Commissioner, Radio 5 Live, EXTEND

New opportunity from BBC careers - Assistant Commissioner, Radio 5 Live, EXTEND Fixed Term - Full Time Salford, GB, M50 2QH BBC PUBLIC SERVICE B'CAST Job Closing Date:  26/09/2023 We have been asked to share this exciting job role by the BBC – it is advertised as part of their BBC Extend programme for disabled people. As such, they are currently recruiting for an exciting new 12-month opportunity for an Assistant Commissioner to work on their slate of BBC Sounds podcasts. As an Assistant Commissioner, you will be working closely with the Commissioning Executives for podcasts to [...]

By |September 20, 2023|Categories: 18 plus, Employability, Opportunities|0 Comments

New opportunity – Production Management programme in partnership with Netflix

Grierson DocLab In Focus: Production Management programme in partnership with Netflix The Grierson Trust’s Grierson DocLab In Focus: Production Management programme, run in partnership with Netflix, is back for a third year. The programme offers eight places to UK-based people aged 18+ (with no upper age limit) who have the transferable skills, experience and passion to pursue a career in documentary production management. The Grierson Trust is a registered charity that exists to celebrate the best of documentary and factual filmmaking from Britain and around the world. Each year, Grierson: The British Documentary Awards, more fondly known [...]

By |September 8, 2023|Categories: 18 plus, Employability, Internship, Life skills, Opportunities|0 Comments

New opportunity – Work experience opportunity, Warwick

Blind in Business have a fabulous in person work experience opportunity available in Warwick at Skewb. Skewb offer many services and products from Digital, Environment, Gaming and Utility Industry specifics.  Their work experience offer will be tailored to the individual based on the students’ interests, whether that be a generic experience across multiple areas of the business, or something focused on a niche area of interest. This experience can be accessed either W/C 4th September OR W/C 11th September. If interested, please send an email to Jonathan at Blind in Business - jonathan@blindinbusiness.org.uk [...]

By |August 10, 2023|Categories: 14 to 17, 18 plus, Employability, Internship, Life skills, Opportunities, Taking control|0 Comments

New opportunity – NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme Insight Session

Blind in Business are hosting a NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme Insight Session Please see their information below and get in touch with them directly if you would like to attend or find out more. When: Thursday 6 July 2023 from 1pm to 2pm Where: Online via Microsoft Teams Who: Vision impaired university students and graduates aged 18 and over Are you visually impaired and looking to work within the healthcare industry? Are you interested in leadership and management roles? Then join Blind in Business for an insight session with the NHS, as they talk about their [...]

By |June 23, 2023|Categories: 18 plus, Employability, Knowledge kitchen, Opportunities|0 Comments

New opportunity – The value of work experience webinar

Blind in Business are inviting you to a webinar 'Work Experience – Understand the value' Please see their information below and get in touch with them directly if you would like to attend or find out more. When: Wednesday 19 July 2023 Time: 16:30 Where: Zoom Who: Students Year 10+ Have you ever wondered “what’s the point” when someone recommends that you participate in some form of work experience? Blind in Business have long understood the amazing value work experience provides students. Their newest webinar is offering you the chance to find out WHY you should bother seeking [...]

By |June 23, 2023|Categories: 14 to 17, 18 plus, Employability, Internship, Life skills, Opportunities, Taking control|0 Comments
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