Online Bootcamp with The Brokerage – February 2022

Volunteering for Online Bootcamp with The Brokerage, 15-17 February 2022

The Brokerage Online Bootcamp is an intensive programme aimed at sixth form students (aged 16 to 18) and university students. Comprised of three consecutive days, content for the programme is specifically designed to develop students’ employability skills in self-awareness, team-work, attitude and communication, as well as their knowledge of the FPRS (financial, professional and related services) sector. Students taking part have all chosen to do so and already have an interest in FPRS career.

Using the links below, you can sign up to volunteer for one or more of the volunteering sessions. A link to volunteer brief with further information is also included. Please read these for the full details of each session.

Please note the forms below can be used to express interest in each volunteering session. You are welcome to sign up for more than one. Please be aware that sometimes sessions are over-subscribed. We will be in touch to confirm your place.

Tuesday 15 February 2022 – Sector Insights

Day one focuses on developing students’ knowledge and insight into FPRS businesses. Volunteers will be required for 1 hour in one of the masterclass slots below.

You can choose to sign up to one of these sessions. The volunteer brief contains all the details about the session.

Click here to view the volunteer brief for Sector Insights on Day one.

Wednesday 16 February 2022 – Sector Insights and Making a Good Application

Continuing on from Day one, Day two focuses on developing students’ knowledge and insight into FPRS businesses. Volunteers will be required for 1 hour in one of the masterclass slots below.

You can choose to sign up to one of these sessions. The volunteer brief contains all the details about the session.

Click here to view the volunteer brief for Sector Insights on Day two.

In the afternoon, Day two focuses on developing students’ knowledge of recruitment practices. This day is designed to give students an understanding into making a good job application, and what employers look for in candidates. Volunteers will be required for 1 hour at 13:30-14:30.

Click here to view the volunteer brief for making a good application masterclass

Thursday 17 February 2022 – Interviews and Assessment

Day three focuses on developing students’ assessment centre knowledge and skills. The day has two main sessions:

  • The first session focuses on interview skills where young people work with volunteers in a mock interview setting. For this, volunteers will act as interviewers. Volunteers will be required for
    1 hour in one of the interview practice session slots below (10-11am and 11am-12pm).
  • 10:00-11:00: Interview practice session 1
  • 11:00-12:00: Interview practice session 2
  • The second session focuses on assessment practices and sees young people working in
    teams on a business case study. For this, volunteers are asked to act as assessors as the
    young people prepare and present their solutions. Volunteers will be required for 2 hours at
    2-4pm.
  • 14:00-16:00 Assessment centre business case study

Thank you in advance for volunteering and we look forward to working with you.

  • The staff at The Brokerage are tremendously good at supporting their candidates. I felt really comfortable whenever asking for advice and always had quick replies to my emails. The team truly is selfless in their work and I can’t thank them enough – these opportunities have been incredible.

    Brokerage Intern