A summer of work experience for local young people

A summer of work experience for local young people

Another academic year has whizzed on by and, during that time, we've had the privilege of working with hundreds of new young people.

With the summer holidays just around the corner, dozens of secondary school students have begun descending on our spaces for the opportunity to gain work experience with us and with our local business partners, so it's been a busy month full of new faces and lots of buzz.

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All aboard the Eurostar work experience programme

All aboard the Eurostar work experience programme

Eurostar - one of our business partners in King’s Cross, and a key member of the local business community - is working with us again this year to offer our young people work experience focused on customer service. 

The week-long placement gives our young people a complete overview of Eurostar and includes seeing behind the scenes at St Pancras International, looking after customers, experiencing life in head office, working with sales and traveller care at Eurostar’s contact centre in Ashford, getting their hands on the Eurostar train simulator, and – always the highlight – shadowing a train driver on a Eurostar journey.

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