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Please click here to know more about an exciting virtual work experience opportunity at Drax Power Station

Good Morning,

I hope my email finds you well.

I work for Drax and lead community & education outreach at Drax Power Station.  In case you aren’t familiar with us, we are a UK-based renewable energy company engaged in renewable power generation, the production of sustainable biomass and the sale of renewable electricity to businesses. Historically base from Selby, The Humber, we also have offices in Northampton, Ipswich, and London. 

I wanted to bring an opportunity to your attention which may suit students in years 10,11,12, and 13.

Unfortunately, like many businesses, we are unable to provide onsite work experience for students this year. However, we have adapted to ensure that we are still able to provide students with the opportunities needed to develop real world skills and we have developed our own in-house Virtual Work Experience. We successfully delivered our first in the Easter holidays in collaboration with Teach First, and this summer we will deliver the same content but this time we are conducting our own student recruitment.  

We are welcoming applications from schools nationally as this will be a virtual work experience week, it will be delivered August 16 – August 20. Our vacancy opened this week and will remain open until 31st May 2021. We will be accepting 24 students on to 4 pathways: Finance, Engineering, IT & Project management, and Business Support.

Attached below is a poster which can be distributed, and students can apply using the link here and completing the online application form:

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any further questions or if I can help in any way.

Kind regards,

Jane Breach
Visitor Centre & Community Engagement Team Leader
Drax Power Station,
Selby, North Yorkshire

D: 01757 612292

M: 07539 744208