BBC Get In event - Local Apprenticeship, BBC Somerset
Wednesday, 7 May 2014 from 12:00 to 15:30 (BST)
Taunton, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Are you interested in finding out more about the BBC’s new Local Apprenticeship Scheme?
Do you want to put your town on the map, while earning and learning and getting your career off to the best start possible?
Are you over 18 and a non-graduate?
If the answer is “Yes” then come along to the BBC Academy’s Get In event on 7 May 2014.
You will get to meet BBC Somerset's staff, get to know how BBC Local Radio works and how to apply for the BBC's newest and biggest apprenticeship scheme.
We will be able to answer all your questions including when applications will open, how to apply, what we’re looking for and what to expect if you got a place on the scheme.
Book your ticket and tour now and join us for an hour on Wednesday 7 May 2014 between 12 - 1pm; 1.15 - 2.15pm; or 2.30 - 3.30pm.
Places are very limited so book now!
The BBC is offering 45 paid apprenticeships in local radio stations across the UK as part of a pledge to open up the BBC to people from a wide range of backgrounds. Applications are open 14 April - 12 May 2014 and successful candidates will work and train as Apprentice Broadcast Assistants in local radio stations in England, Wales or Channel Islands and Apprentice Content Assistants in Scotland and N. Ireland.
We are looking for applicants who are:
- over 18.
- creative, resilient, hard-working and passionate about what they do, with a mature outlook.
- news aware, and interested in current affairs.
- knowledgeable about their local area and interested in local news.
Other events will be held elsewhere in the UK later in April and May. Please note that we WILL NOT be discussing any other BBC apprenticeship schemes at this session as we have separate events planned for these later in the season.