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Work Experience

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
Anyone else do Work Experience over the last couple of weeks? I got to go to the local newspaper office, sounds great, doesn't it, but not when my job for the first couple of days consisted of folding papers (you should have seen the paper cuts), rolling those papers to be sent to subscribers and sticking stamps (thank God for the new sticky stamps!).

Anyone else get stuck with some mind numbing placement, or do anything really interesting coz I'd love to hear about them.

Fraz <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/smile.gif"&gt;


And he seemed like such a nice boy

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i worked in a veterinary surgery it was quite goo? but it was very sad + in a way it has done me good coz now i dont want to do it so look at it this way least u wont work there again!!!!

    loadsa love
    angel.
    xxxxx
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I did that too (worked at a vets). I didn't like it though cos I couldn't do much. I ended up talking to the animals all the time. All the people there treated me like I was a dumb kid.
    I learnt that i don't want to work in a vets either. I'm gonna be a college lecturer instead. I'm not clever enough anyway. I think every kid wants to be a vet "when I grow up", but now I know you have to have like straight A*s.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I did my work experience as a mechanic in a Volkswagen dealer (this was quite some time ago and the dealer has moved premises recently) and for the most part it sucked. The experienced workers seemed to resent my presence (as I was only learning I was much slower than the time-served guys so I slowed them up <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/frown.gif"&gt; ). It did have its good moments, though - going for a test drive in a Golf VR6 (ooh yeah <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/wink.gif"&gt; ) and going to the parts warehouse (away from all those grouchy mechanics).
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i once spent a day supposedly 'work shadowing' an engineering geologist. in practice, i typed all morning, did some stupid little exercise like 'what 3 things would u take 2 a desert island' that had no bearing on engineering geology and then spent the afternoon standing on the edge of a quarry whilst some student took samples 4 her dissertation! . . . . . . .

    Because I want more stars.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    When i was in yr11 i did work experience at a nursery for kids aged 2-5. It was great, got to play with all the kiddies toys & make a mess etc!!

    I gotta do work experience in Jan next yr for part of my A-Level Travel & Tourism course. Have no idea what to do though!!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i worked at a school n it was cool, all the lil kids were so sweet n brought me presents n invited me to tea, they drew me loadsa pictures n followed me everywhere N I LOVED IT

    if u want me touch me feel me kiss me breathe me
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    years ago in 11yr our school did 3 week work experience.
    1 week for british sugar (silver spoon)
    in theit maintaince dept. Man thats a lotta machineary so you can put sugar in your coffee!
    2 weeks at RAF Honnington, serviceing Tornado GR!'s saw the results of a bird stike to the port engine on one (Cap. slog the whole turbine became just a hollow tube!)
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I did my school work experience at a charity for blind people. I really enjoyed it, I spent each day in a different department and I even went back in the summer once a week to do voluntary work.
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