Work experience at Purple Frog

We have no more capacity for work experience this term

Last updated: 26/04/2024

At the moment, we are only accepting work experience placements from Year 12/13 students.

We love a pro-active approach, We want to know why you would like to work with us and with lots of notice so that we can plan it in!

More about us:

Purple Frog Systems is a Microsoft Data Analytics consultancy in the UK with multinational clients in a variety of sectors from finance and retail to aerospace and logistics. We are based in Telford and have a team of 20 consultants based at our head offices on Hadley Park East.

We specialise in the architecture and design of enterprise data analytics systems, including the implementation of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence systems.

We also present on these topics around the World and help to organise Europe’s largest Microsoft Data conference – SQLbits.

Why study Maths?

Maths is important as it feeds into Python, Data Analytics, Machine Learning etc.

Pathways for girls into tech

We are keen to encourage more girls into tech and do a lot of work to support STEM and careers events.

Not all jobs are technical

Not all jobs in tech are about coding e.g. we have people that specialise in Digital Marketing working for us.

What we look for:

We are looking for right attitude, people who like solving puzzles, willing to learn as we will teach everything else.

Possible careers:

  1. Data Science
  2. Software Engineering
  3. Machine Learning

Relevant subjects:

  1. Computer Science
  2. Maths
  3. Physics
  4. Business Studies

We offer apprenticeships and will also consider T-levels.

Strictly all enquires on email to jobs@purplefrogsystems.com

Useful work experience links:

It is worth considering virtual work experience. Lots of companies post on LinkedIn or their own websites regarding virtual work experience opportunities. Some other ones you could try are:

https://barclayslifeskills.com/i-want-virtual-work-experience/school/virtual-work-experience/

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/section/education-skills/schools

https://www.speakersforschools.org/experience-2/vwex/

https://resources.careersandenterprise.co.uk/resources/virtual-opportunities

https://www.youthop.com

https://careerready.org.uk/what-we-do/virtual-work-experience

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/work-experience-and-internships/virtual-work-experience

https://www.s4snextgen.org

https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/careers/capgemini-schools-programme/capgemini-work-experience-programme (applications open in November each year)

https://joincyberdiscovery.com  (applications now closed)