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PLEDGE - Building Bridges: Crafting Careers in Construction to Shape Our World

Organisation: Eric Wright Group

Age: 14 - 19

Duration: 3 days

Industry: Construction

Application deadline: 18/06/2024

Dates: 09/07/2024 - 11/07/2024

Timings: 10:30 - 14:30

Type: Virtual work experience

The Eric Wright Group of companies is an award-winning leader in the property and construction industry, with people, community and social value at our heart.

Join us for a 3-day experience of online workshops discovering behind the scenes of bridge building and construction management.

Over the course of the 3 days you will:-

Meet experts in Project Management, Environmental and sustainable methods

Learn about the various roles across the industry

Get involved in group tasks and work on a Bridge building project over the 3 days

You will gain:

  • Insight into Project Management
  • Insight into Environmental Management
  • Insight into Bridge design
  • Presentations from our team of Construction experts
  • Opportunities to develop teamwork
  • Information about career pathways in the industry

This virtual work experience will take place between 9-11 July 2024, 10.30-14.30.

More about Eric Wright -

Our companies provide a range of services: civil engineering, construction, commercial property development, housing developments, facilities and estates management and building consultancy. We develop long-term partnerships across the public and private sectors, with our businesses able to collaborate to deliver outstanding results for both public and private sector clients.

The Eric Wright Group is owned by the Eric Wright Charitable Trust.

Please note: Application deadlines may be brought forward if we receive high volumes of applications therefore we encourage students to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

When applying, answer the following questions

  • Tell me about a time you achieved something you didn't think you could.
  • Entrepreneur: If you could go back in time and be the person who invented something we use today, what would it have been and why?

More about what we do:

Construction Management Company uniquely owned by the Eric Wright Charitable Trust, established on principles of sustained employment and community regeneration. Specialising in all elements of the built environment.

Organisational website:

Experience You Will Gain:

  • You will will work together on a 3-day project, specially developed to reflect the work of those working in Construction Management. You will hear from staff from across the business - professional men and women, such as environmental managers, design managers and project managers, quantity surveyors, and try out some simple tasks for yourself in small teams. Make the most of the opportunity, ask questions, take notes, talk to people, get involved. The more you ask, the more you learn.

Skills You Will Gain:

Problem Solving
Staying Positive
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