Ware: GSK, STEM Work Experience Day In person event

Key information

GSK Park Road Ware SG12 0DP
  • Location:

    Ware
  • Date:

Event description

Overview

When: Tuesday 11th October, 10:00 - 3:00.

Where: Ware.

Who should attend: Year 13 students with an interest in the global healthcare industry and/or who want to learn more about career options with GSK. Also, students that enjoy STEM subjects at school or attended the previous GSK Work Experience Day on 14th July. Anyone with an interest in apprenticeships!

How to apply: Register for this in-person event using your Uptree account. If you do not have an Uptree account, register here.

 

Agenda

  • Welcome to GSK, ice-breaker activity and introduction to the team.
  • Overview of GSK and their work.
  • Inspiring speaker from GSK, followed by a Q&A.
  • Site tour, including GSK labs.
  • Lunch (provided by GSK so no need to bring your own!)
  • Speed networking with GSK employees.
  • Smaller group activities, working on industry-related tasks.
  • Panel Q&A with GSK early careers employees.
  • Next steps and pathways into a career with GSK.

 

Who are GSK?

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company with a mission: they want to help people do more, feel better and live longer.

They one of the few healthcare companies researching both medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organization’s three priority diseases – HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

They have three global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

GSK also recruit for roles in finance, law and human resources, so even if you don't study a science-based subject, feel free to come along and find out more!

GSK have many early careers routes and are especially useful for students interested in apprenticeships!

Next Steps

  • Register for this in-person event using your Uptree account. If you do not have an Uptree account, register here.
  • Priority for spaces for this event will be given to students who meet the criteria above.
  • Prioritisation will begin two weeks before the event. If you register after this time, you might not receive a response.
  • Successful applicants will receive an invitation 1-2 weeks before the event.
  • There are only 25 spaces available for this event, so register early to ensure you get a place. 

There are 25 spaces available for this event, and all students are welcome to register, although priority will be given to students in Hertfordshire. Please make a note of the office location above before applying.

Please note: this is an in-person event and will be hosted at the company's offices. All venues are covid-safe and meet government guidelines of health and safety. If you are allocated a place, you will be sent the company's safety guidelines a week in advance, eg. if masks are to be worn. You will be expected to follow any guidance from the company on the day.

Any questions, please contact us: educationteam@uptree.co

Prioritisation for this event will begin 2 weeks before the event date; if you register after this time, you might not receive a response. 

 

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Please note that due to online safeguarding policies and to protect all students’ privacy, pictures and screenshots are not allowed to be taken during the session. If you would like to post about your experience on LinkedIn or other social channels, we will be sharing photos from the event in a follow-up email and you are more than welcome to use and share these.

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