Emily Hagan inspiring audience at Dream Placement showcase

Emily Hagan

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Emily Hagan – Dream Placement Alumni 2018-2019 “It’s one of the best things I’ve ever done.”  That’s how Emily Hagan sums up her experience of Dream Placement. Aged 17 and in year 13 at the Nelson Thomlinson School in Wigton, Emily already had her sights set on a Sellafield apprenticeship in project management – like the 200 other young people …

Cumbria Future Leaders

Ben McCullough

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I remember vividly back in 2012 when I was looking at the Dream Placement leaflet that was in my school reception, I logged on to the CfLP website, clicked the link not realising from this exact moment the door opened to what is an absolute dream career for me. The Year prior I was awarded St Benedict’s Engineer of the …

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Ella Batey


‘You can’t make those choices without knowledge and experience.’ Ella Batey from Nelson Tomlinson School Sixth Form has applied for a degree apprenticeship with Story Homes, and hopes her Dream Placement experience with Story Contracting last year will work in her favour. Ella explains: “My week-long placement with Story opened my eyes to the huge variety of roles available within …

Amy Scott Dream Placement Alumni CfLP

Amy Scott

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‘There are a lot of opportunities within Cumbria which you are not aware of when you are at school.’ A Dream Placement with Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust proved a turning point for Keswick School sixth former Amy Scott and opened the door to becoming a human resources advisor at the Civil Nuclear Constabulary – the dedicated police force which …