Tesco Virtual Work Experience for Year 10 within Technology Department – Speakers for Schools

Tesco Virtual Work Experience for Year 10 within Technology Department

Tesco Virtual Work Experience for Year 10 within Technology Department


Age: 14-16

Duration: 5 days

Industry: Retail

Application deadline: 13/06/2022

Dates: 27/06/2022 – 01/07/2022

Note – please do not share this opportunity with anyone outside of the specified age range for this placement as they will be ineligible to apply

Calling all YEAR 10 Students….

Do you have a passion for Technology?

Are you curious about how we use Technology? Have you been looking for work experience that is challenging, creative and fun? Have you wanted to come to Tesco head office for work experience but thought you couldn’t as you don’t live near enough? The great news is that Tesco Technology is offering you the chance to join our Virtual Work Experience.

We welcome everyone to apply and you don’t need any experience to take part. Open to students in Year 10, our work experience programme will be run online with several challenges to choose from. You will be required to present your completed challenge back to our panel of judges. In addition, you will hear from our engineering, UX/UI design, product management, programme management, security and capability teams and see first-hand what it’s like to work in a technology department.

We will help you to complete your challenge and also improve your employability skills with live workshops on: Presentation Skills, CV & Interview Skills and Technology Careers.

So why not take a look inside the world of Tesco Technology and take on our “Use Technology to Improve the Customer Experience” challenge!

Workshop highlights include:

  •  Introduction to Tesco Technology
  •  Design led thinking workshop
  •  Introduction to various job families within Tesco Technology
  •  4 exciting challenges to choose from
  • Tesco Labs Showcase

Please note: 

  • Students who have not previously had work experience, do not have access to other opportunities (such as via parents) and qualify for FSM or Pupil Premium are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Students will need to be able to access the online classroom (details to follow) from 10:00am – 4:00pm each day. Daily live sessions must be attended and recorded sessions can be viewed at any time throughout the week
  • Work must be uploaded by Thursday 30th June at 12:30pm
  • Be sure to read all the details as applications will be selected based on enthusiasm and open-mindedness for this specific opportunity, organisation and industry.

Placement Notes

PLEASE NOTE: This placement is a VIRTUAL placement and does NOT require students to attend a physical office. Details about how to access the placement will be sent to students when their applications are successful.

Link to Tesco: https://www.tescoplc.com/

Link to Tesco Technology Blogsite: https://www.tesco-careers.com/technology/uk/en/blog

Our core purpose:

Serving shoppers a little better every day

Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn’t changed.

Customers want great products at great value, which they can buy easily, and it’s our job to deliver this in the right way for them.

That’s why ‘Serving shoppers a little better every day’ is our core purpose. As a business, serving customers is at the heart of everything we do – from colleagues in our stores to those of us in supporting roles.

In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it’s our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.

When applying, answer the following questions:

  • What do you know about how we use technology at Tesco?
  • What do you hope to gain from doing your work experience with us?

More about what we do:

Serving shoppers a little better every day Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn’t changed. Customers want great products at great value, which they can buy easily, and it’s our job to deliver this in the right way for them. That’s why ‘Serving shoppers a little better every day’ is our core purpose. As a business, serving customers is at the heart of everything we do – from colleagues in our stores to those of us in supporting roles. In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it`s our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

 Problem Solving
 Leadership

Apply here

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