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Siemens Work Experience

June 28, 2021

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Speakers for this programme include:

Please note that speakers may change per cohort

When is it?

The programme will take place between 28th June and the 11th July 2021. You do not need to be available full time during those dates but you do need to be able to complete 10 hours of work over the 2 weeks.

When is the deadline?

The deadline for applications is June 21st 2021 and all applicants will hear if they have a place on the programme on June 24th.

Am I eligible?

Students aged 14-18 are welcome to apply.

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What’s involved

Live workshops with employers

You’ll meet professionals in live
workshops and be able to ask
them questions.

Work and assignments

You’ll complete activities and work assignments to develop skills and knowledge.

Fits into your schedule

Complete all work and assignments at times that are suitable to you.


This programme is free for students.

Add the experience to your CV and Personal Statement.

You’ll get practical skills and knowledge.

You’ll earn a certificate if you complete the


On this two-week virtual work experience programme, you’ll be introduced to the world of engineering and technology and learn about how Siemens is paving the way towards a more sustainable future.

During this programme, you will meet with Siemens experts to explore the core focusses of the business, such as digitalisation, climate action, smart infrastructure and diversity and inclusion. You’ll also be able to discover the variety of roles across the company and learn how to kick-start your career with a Siemens apprenticeship, internship or graduate scheme. You’ll also have opportunities to ask questions so you can get a clear picture of what a career at Siemens could look like for you.

The programme will also include some vital employability skills to help you think about entering the world of work and the ‘Getting Career Ready’ module will encourage you to think about the skills you need for a successful career. There will also be a range of quizzes and activities to help you develop your knowledge of the sector and give you a clear idea of what it is like to work at Siemens.

The virtual work experience programme involves around 10 hours of activity. You can complete the work over 2 weeks, meaning you can fit it around your schedule (whether that be school or college). There are live webinars to get involved in, but if you’re unable to attend these you can watch recordings on-demand.

The Siemens work experience programme will take place from 28th June - 11th July 2021. You do not need to be available full time during those dates, but you do need to be able to complete 10 hours worth of activity over the two weeks.

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What you’ll cover

During this two week programme you will cover the following areas:

- Welcome to Siemens - an overview of the company, its core values and six lines of business.

- Engineering - an introduction to the field of engineering, the various disciplines, sustainability in engineering and the design process.

- Technology - an introduction to the world of technology, the different pathways within the sector and what roles in tech involve.

- Other Business Services - an introduction to the other business services at Siemens: sustainability, legal, marketing and finance

- Early Careers at Siemens - an overview of apprenticeship, internship and graduate schemes at Siemens.

- Getting Career ready - an introduction to employability skills, how to build your CV and how to apply for a role at Siemens.

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Virtual Work Experience

Common Questions

Please take a look at the FAQs below; and If you still need help, you can speak to our team on Live Chat. Monday to Friday (9am - 6pm).
What device should I use?
Use a desktop computer if you’re able to and use the Chrome browser.
What if I can’t attend a live talk?
Don’t worry if you can’t attend a webinar a recording will be added for you to watch on-demand.
What times are the webinars and where can I watch them?
You can find all the webinars within the live webinar section of your virtual work experience programme. You can resume your virtual work experience programme by going to our work experience platform and signing in below.

The webinars typically last for about 40 minutes to an hour, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers via a Q&A function.
Do I need to watch the webinar to do the activities?
We recommend that you watch the webinars live where possible, as the industry experts and professionals will be able to give you insights that you may wish to use for the activity. However, for most programmes, you should be able to complete the activities and quizzes with the information that has been provided too.
What software do you use for the live talks?
We use a tool called BigMarker & YouTube Live for our live talks that won’t require you to download anything.
What if I can’t upload my work?
Please try saving your work as a PDF before uploading it.
I can’t sign in because my password isn’t working
If you forgot your password then you should be able to reset it here:

Don’t forget your work experience account is different from your main Springpod account so your passwords won’t be the same.
Where do I resume the programme?
You can resume your virtual work experience programme by going to our work experience platform and signing in here:
I never received an email inviting me to join a programme?
If you completed the application process before the deadline then you should have received an email informing you whether or not you have a place. If you did not then please email:
Do I need my camera on for Live Talks?
No, not at all! You do not need your camera on at any time. Just be sure you have a good set of speakers or headphones for the live talks.
Will I receive a certificate?
Yes, you will receive a certificate on completion of your programme. This will be emailed to you.
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