Inspire the Future Careers Event

The highlight of National Careers Week at Cardinal Hume School was our major careers event ‘Inspire the Future’. We were joined by more than thirty representatives from a wide range of business, professions and services.  The evening included networking at the many stalls in the Atrium as well as public presentations  from delegates, as detailed below:

  1. Careers in Business & Finance – Paul Whittle, Associate Partner, St James Place
  2. Careers in Science – Rhys Jones, Research & Development Manager, Proctor & Gamble
  3. Careers within Medicine – Dr Alex McCulla, Surgeon in Training, Gateshead NHS Trust
  4. Moving Away from Home for University – Louise Biddle, Loughborough University
  5. Finding Employment – Steven Tough, Job Centre Plus
  6. Higher & Degree Level Apprenticeships – Donna Mills, ASK Programme, BL-Training
  7. Higher Education – Brandon Lewis, University of Sunderland
  8. Careers within Law – Sarah Purkis & Lauren Taylor
  9. Professional Services Careers – George Gardner, KPMG
  10. Careers within the Digital Sector- Darren Yeomans, Studio Director, Atomhawk Games
  11. Careers in Engineering – Mark Horner, Essity ltd
  12. PlanBEE route into Architecture – Scott Brown, Gateshead College
  13. Careers in Engineering Manufacturing – Lois Heywood, Nissan UK
  14. Studying at Gateshead College – Scott Brown, Gateshead College
  15. Careers within Finance & Banking – Jo Edwards, Virgin Money plc

We would like to thank Mr Stobbs for organising such an outstanding event, together with each and every one of the employers/education providers who gave up their valuable time to help inspire our students in considering their future careers.