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Career Ready runs a programme of mentoring, masterclasses, workplace visits and an internship.

This  programme is business-led, equipping young people with the skills, attitudes and experiences that employers want.

There are many ways that you can get involved and help prepare young people for the world of work, including:

  • Mentoring a student and providing a paid internship during the summer
  • Delivering a masterclass — speaking to a group of young people
  • Hosting a tour of your workplace

Benefits for your organisation

  • Developing teamwork and leadership skills
  • Personal growth for mentors
  • Access to a pool of young talent - potential future employees
  • Raising your organisation's profile within the community
  • Networking with other employers

“With great processes and highly professional people, Career Ready brings together the skills, energy and resources of employers, students and education partners allowing us all to play to our strengths.”
Gary Merrylees, Head of Talent, Diageo

What's next?

To learn more and get involved visit the Career Ready Scotland website

Or email Anne Wexelstein, Director for Scotland, on

Want to find out about more initiatives? Visit our Inspiration hub.

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