Powell Gilbert works in partnership with Queens Park Community School and Careers Academies UK to provide mentoring to students aged 16 to 19 years. Powell Gilbert staff volunteer to work with students over an 18 month period to provide personal and professional support to help the students achieve their academic and career aspirations. Students on the programme are offered the opportunity to experience:
“As committed supporters of Queens Park Community School, through their participation in the Career Academies UK initiative, Powell Gilbert LLP have provided employee volunteers to support the Partner in Business programme, and have hosted students on a six week paid internship within the company.
Through their commitment and enthusiasm for the programme, volunteers have acted as excellent role models for the students. By sharing with them their experiences and knowledge this has given students an invaluable stepping stone into full time employment in the future.”
Jayne Llewelyn, Career Academies Co-ordinator, Queens Park Community School