Miriam Vale State School students have learnt a range of new skills thanks to the school's work experience program.
Miriam Vale State School students have learnt a range of new skills thanks to the school's work experience program.

Week of work experience helps Miriam Vale students

WITH so many career choices available to young people these days, work experience can be a valuable way to help them make decisions about their futures.

Miriam Vale State School Year 10 students undertook a week of work experience earlier this year, and they have written reports about what they got up to.

Students worked at a range of places including Agnes Water Childcare, Yaralla Sports Club, Limestone Clothing, and The Gladstone Observer.

All reported the week had been a worthwhile experience, and many were keen to pursue the career they had spent the week working in.

Mia Hornby learnt how to deal with children during her time at Agnes Water Childcare, and enjoyed working with the kids and staff.

"I will definitely be considering working in early child care and teaching. This was the best experience of my lifetime," she wrote.

Finn Bryant spent the week at Power House Gym, learning about personal training, coaching, fitness and helping others.

"I have found in the sports industry, everyone who walks through the door is always happy, smiling, friendly and willing for a chat," he wrote.

"Overall, my experience at the Power House Gym was fantastic. I enjoyed every second of it, and wish I could do it again."

You can read the students' first-hand reports in our Your Story section here.



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