Below are some of the practical ways you can support our work in the built environment.

If you are interested in finding out more about any of these and are able to offer your support, please contact Chanel@stephenlawrence.org.uk.

Short-Term, Summer and other Paid Opportunities We help our students find opportunities to gain experience of working in the built environment.  Please share details of upcoming work experience, placements and similar with us and we will share these with our young people.
Long-Term and Permanent Recruitment Opportunities As the restrictions related to Covid 19 ease, will you be hiring Part 1 and/or Part 2 graduates? We promote employment opportunities to our students.
Software Please let us know if your practice can provide or sponsor useful architecture-related software for our students.
Hardware: Laptops, Desktops or Tablets Please let us know if your practice has any spare/old laptops or desktops that can be given or lent to our students who do not have access to suitable devices to do their work.

Mentoring

 

Our mentors provide students with one-to-one support to explore their personal challenges and find solutions, from building their portfolio to finding a work placement.

 

We provide training and support to our mentors before matching them with a mentee.

 

Mentoring sessions are normally fortnightly and take place over Zoom or in person.

 

Online workshops/webinars: 

 

 

We run workshops facilitated by our partner practices and industry experts to help students expand their skill-set and strengthen their job applications.

 

We are looking for individuals or practices able to provide a workshop(s) on the following:

·         adapting to an online world

·         interview technique

·         CV & Portfolio Session

·         Q+A on the foreseeable future for architecture

·         Employability Skills

·         Software tutorial (CAD/BIM etc.)

·         Drawing/representation skills

·         Presentation practice

·         Setting up your own company

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