Last week, the two10degrees team were lucky enough to be joined by Thurston Community College student, Fraser Gipson, for a work experience placement.
During his time at the Ipswich-based office, Fraser worked on various projects under the guidance of Lucy Finlayson, our Business Services Manager. Fraser worked on several projects over the course of the week including competitor research, devising a test and evaluation plan and developing a prototype app.
“During my time with two10degrees, I have been given the opportunity to have a go at a variety of different IT projects which I would not have had the chance to do in school.
Overall, I found the workplace very different from school; I was treated like an adult and felt like a member of the team even though I was only here for a week.
The office is a very welcoming and friendly environment and I was provided with help and support whenever I needed it. This experience has allowed me to develop lots of computing skills and learn a lot about what life could be like for me after I finish my education.
I would like to thank two10degrees for allowing me to work here and for the informative and enjoyable experience.”
Fraser Gipson, Work Experience Student
“It has been an absolute pleasure having Fraser over the past week. We were all impressed with how much he was able to achieve in such a short space of time and amazed by the quality of his work - he demonstrated some real talent and potential”
Lucy Finlayson, Business Services Manager, two10degrees
Two10degrees believes that “there’s more to software than writing code” and recognises the importance of giving back to the community by nurturing the talent of young people. To find out more about our work experience placements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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