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Podcast: Thinking About Careers

Talking to guests about their work experience, gaining insight into various industries, and getting tips and advice on how young people can find and create career opportunities.

Episode #1 Tracy Brabin

MP Tracy Brabin talks about her journey from actor to politician, and she shares her experiences of creating and taking career opportunities.

Episode #2 Sally Walker

Career Coach Sally Walker gives advice on how to start thinking about your career and the importance of getting work experience to build transferable skills. Sally also shares her own experiences and talks about the benefits of having a portfolio career.

Episode #3 Channel 4

Channel 4's Yasmin Mehmet and Matilda Ho talk about apprenticeships as a great alternative to university. They share their experiences and insights and highlight some of the apprenticeship opportunities available to young people at Channel 4.

Episode #4 Lou Lord

Discussing vocational education, building a career in the arts and becoming a director as well as the benefits of having a mentor and mental health.

Episode #5 John Hinchliffe

Discussing alternative paths to a career, the learning and development industry, freelancing and the benefits of having a mentor.

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