Case studies

Joe's Supported Internship

Joe undertook a supported internship with Henry Boot Construction before securing a full time Business Administration role.

Henry Boot said, 'we're very pleased with Joe’s progress; he should be very proud of his achievement and we welcome him to the Henry Boot family.'

Megan's Supported Internship

Megan carried out a Supported Internship with Barnsley Norse, and due to her commitment she was able to secure a full time job as a Cafe Assistant.

Norse said, 'Megan has been an asset to the team and it has been a truly rewarding experience as an employer to see her flourish in the work environment.'

David's Library Work Experience

David carried out work experience with Barnsley Libraries to develop new skills and gain experience.

Barnsley Libraries said, 'David has really grown in the time he has been with us and we are very proud of the progress he has made.'

Mathew's Apprenticeship

Mathew undertook an apprenticeship with Barnsley Council and was able to secure a full time role with the Libraries team. 

He was also able to gain real life experience whilst studying at college.

Karina's #TakeoverDay Challenge

Karina took part in Barnsley Council #TakeoverDay in Communications and Marketing where she got the opportunity to takeover the council's social media for the day.

Karina said, 'I've enjoyed the day, it's been fun taking on a different role to my usual day job!'

Josh's Supported Internship

Josh undertook a Supported Internship as a Retail Assistant at Quality Save, this enabled him to gain new skills, improve his confidence and meet new people.

'We feel that this has been a great benefit to the company and that more companies should be involved to improve opportunities for students.'