Careers Lab

Careers Lab is a Business in the Community initiative which aims to bridge the gap between schools and industry by getting more businesses into the classroom to deliver inspiring careers lessons side-by-side with teachers, helping young people to think more widely about their working life.

Students learning about the world of work in a Careers Lab lession

It’s a flexible programme for schools and businesses to work together and can be run in an hour or a whole day depending on the student needs. Read on and learn how you can get involved...

For Schools

Careers Lab works alongside existing careers programmes, with business people enriching teaching with real world inspiration and education.


For Business

Careers Lab inspires, and guides young people to develop the employability skills that will help them succeed in the jobs of the future.


For Volunteers

Careers Lab provides easy ‘just-show-up’ volunteering opportunities that have been proven to have a huge impact on young people.


Report findings

Find out about the powerful impact that employers can have when they engage with young people whilst at school.

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Ronee Walsh


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