Career Ready transforms the life chances of young people from low-income families. By connecting them with volunteers from the world of business, they develop the skills, confidence and behaviour to compete with their wealthier peers. Find out more in our Impact Report 2017:
I'm unrecognisable from the person I was at the start of the programme. I'd lost my way and was working in a bargain store on minimum wage. The following 18 months changed my life. What stuck the most is how much my mentor helped to build my confidence.
Megan Harrington | formerly at Cardiff & Vale College, now studying law at Greenwich University
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- 29,000 students from all parts of the UK are currently enrolled on our core programmes and experiencing our life-changing career support
- We have 4,000+ volunteers from over 700 employers across the UK transforming the life-chances of young people
- On average, our students experience nine or more employer-led activities compared with the benchmark four