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Social Mobility Business Partnership (SMBP) Belfast student application form

Social Mobility Business Partnership (SMBP) provide you with the opportunity to get a one-week work experience with some of our leading employers.

Please complete the application form

We recommend you prepare your answers before you submit online. You can do this by copying and pasting the questions into Word or print the form itself.

Before applying, please make sure you meet the application criteria.

You must complete the fields marked with an asterisk *

Your details

Name *

Enter full postcode to find the address *

Address *

School *

School year *

Age *

Phone number *

Email *

Please enter your GCSE subject and the grades you achieved. *
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What do you hope to achieve from participating in the SMBP week-long work experience? (maximum 1500 characters) *
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What positive impact will this have on your future aims and aspirations? (maximum 1500 characters) *
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Provide details of any clubs, youth organisations, volunteering or social activities you’re involved in. (maximum 1500 characters) *
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Teacher details

Teacher's name *

Teacher's contact email address *

Parent or Guardian details

Parent's or guardian's name?

Enter full postcode to find the address *

Address *

Telephone number *

Email *


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