Getting yourself out there to gain experience can not only show off your initiative but also look great on your CV. Who knows? It may one day even lead to your own business. Check out the 7 work experience suggestions above and maybe give one of them a try.
Taking part in social action can also develop your skills, help your community and make you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs. To find out more about social action watch Ciara and Matthew’s social action stories.
7 things you need to know about volunteering
Discover all the ins and outs of helping a charity or good cause and get the most out of your time.
What work experience gives you
Find out about the wide range of valuable things you can gain from having a go at some form of work experience.