Placement: Beard Construction, Buckingham TY852

Explore construction careers and projects at Beard Construction in the South of England.


Summary

Location: Beard Construction, University of Buckingham, MK18 1EG

Five day placements are available with Beard Construction supported by a £1,000 ENTHUSE bursary.

To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to: insight@stem.org.uk

The final part of the programme is a one-day professional development experience, held four to six months after your placement.

This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.

Employer background:

Beard Construction is an award winning construction company that designs, builds, restores and refurbishes buildings throughout the South of England.

A placement at the Beard Construction will give you an overview of different types of work that the company is involved in. You will have the opportunity to tour their site at the University of Buckingham, shadow employees and find out about the breadth of activity that staff working for Beard Construction are involved in.

To find out more, visit the Beard Construction website.

Outcomes

Going on a placement at Beard Construction will help you to:

  • inspire your students – see first-hand the wide range of careers available to students in the construction industry
  • build strong links with a local employer – connect with Bear Construction to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership
  • gain ideas for future collaboration (eg work experience, mentoring, speakers) and develop your own understanding to inspire your students to consider STEM careers and further study
  • enhance your advice on careers options – gain useful information about how to support students to make careers choices within STEM

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