MORE than 1,000 students from across East Sussex will experience the world of work as the annual Open Doors scheme returns – double the number who benefited last year.
Throughout November, 35 businesses from Forest Row to Hastings will open their doors to students allowing them to experience the workplace and inspiring career choices.
Students from Years 7 to 13 can discover what it’s like to work in a wide range of businesses including civil engineers, website designers, a gallery, a museum and an offshore wind farm. East Sussex County Council will also be opening its doors again this year.
The aim of the initiative, which is run by East Sussex County Council and supported by Skills East Sussex – the county’s employment and skills board, is to boost the career prospects of young people and inspire career choices by enhancing their knowledge and experience of the workplace.
Businesses wanting to find out more about taking part in Open Doors or becoming an East Sussex Industry Champion, can contact EnterpriseCoordinator@eastsussex.gov.uk