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An Intern’s Insight: Henry, Research Assistant

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Henry, Acceleris Research Assistant

“Going to Acceleris has helped me feel more confident in myself and more positive about finding a job…”

Henry recently joined the Acceleris Academy programme as an intern through the agency’s partnership with Disability Action Yorkshire. Henry, 20, is from Ripon and is currently enrolled at York College studying Hospitality, having also done an ICT course last year.

He joins us for a couple of hours each week as Research Assistant, supporting the team on vital tasks such as media coverage books, researching diary dates and events, and creating spreadsheets. He has even helped with magazine content plans for the Writers Inc. department.

We sat down with Henry in between tasks to get to know him a bit better. Continue reading

Experience worth working for

Following the financial downturn I think it’s fair to say the issues of employment and skills training for young people have risen in importance. The economic and social cost of allowing a generation to leave school with fewer opportunities has prompted many businesses and organisations to act to improve the situation – including several Acceleris…

Intern’s Insight: Hear from our recent work experience students

Acceleris’s work experience scheme helps students gain an understanding of the PR and communications industry. Work experience has become an essential way for students to stand out from the crowd, build up a bank of relevant skills and reinforce their CVs. Managing Director at Acceleris, Peter Davenport, says: “We believe work experience should provide a…