Careers guidance continues with interesting talks from OGs

News > Careers guidance continues with interesting talks from OGs

The Michaelmas term saw a number of Careers events take place. Mrs Osborne organised online talks from Mayflower Education on Studying in the USAThe University Guys on Studying in Europe and Burnett Global Education on Studying International Management Degrees for Lower Sixth pupils interested in International study.

A careers presence has continued every week from Monday to Thursday. Therefore, our pupils are still receiving help with careers guidance, information and advice. They also have to opportunity to complete the Morrisby Assessment online. To arrange an online meeting or a chat please email sosborne@greshams.com

The first of the Career Bite series was on Thursday 28th January welcoming OG Jonathan Beckett back via Teams to talk about his role as Group Chief Executive of Burgess, the world’s most respected name in the superyacht sector. Joff gave a fascinating insight into the steps to his current role and the super yachts designs. He also explained the opportunities, skills and qualities needed to work in the sector including Yacht Brokering, Design, Project Management, Yacht Operations Management and Crewing.

Further talks in the series are as follows:

Thursday 4th February – Hannah Farndon OG – Police Major Crime & Special Operations. Now working for British Psychological Society

Thursday 11th February – Sophie Jewry OG – Marketing & Branding

Thursday 25th February – Sam Matthews OG – Investment Manager with Barratt & Cooke

Thursday 4th March – Pascal Dalton OG – Media – ITV Production & TV Business

Thursday 11th March – Nigel Fletcher – Sport – Director of International Sports Convention

Thursday 18th March – Construction – Kier -Engineering / Project Management/ Quantity Surveyor

Work Experience

We are now a partner school with InvestIN Education who offer excellent learning programmes for pupils aged 16-19 years.

For further information, please contact Sue Osborne at sosborne@greshams.com