• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Work Experience

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Work Experience As I lay there in my bed, thoughts fly through my head. Was that letter a joke? Had one of my friends sent it to me for a laugh or to mess me about? How can it be one of my "friends", I don't have any. Nevertheless, although I thought the letter was a prank, it was signed, sealed, stamped and sent. I will be arriving at Bukhari Solicitors & Co. Ltd on this Monday coming, at 09:00am. I felt scared, and suddenly felt the weather change after thinking of the people who worked at the solicitors, and if they would welcome me positively. I stood there, cold, wet and shivering. I looked up at the water stained, hand carved, oak front door, my stomach gave a back flip, and however, I walked towards the door, turned the shiny brass knob and walked in. As I walked in through the sunlit oak panelling hall way, I suddenly got a big whiff of polish. ...read more.

Middle

The whole day wasn't so bad; I was just slaving over all the staff that needed jobs like: Photocopying, faxing, mailing and writing letters via computer, for clients. I was just about to leave the building to go home from a long, tiring day when one of the staff that I had helped out a lot, called me back. Here stood a short man with no neck and wearing thick jam jar glasses. "Well done Adam, today you have had a great day, thank you for all your help and let's hope we can continue like this". I turned and strode away down the street with a smile on my face, thinking "This day wasn't so bad after all. I was a week into my work experience now, the pressure was immense. I had staff shouting jobs at me left, right and centre and I also had to talk to a client which was a particularly frightening experience. I didn't know these clients personally which made it hard for me to react when they were asking me questions about appointments and other members of staff. ...read more.

Conclusion

I also found the jobs that were given out to me, a lot easier to. The two weeks working there was not a waste of time, it was all very beneficial. The day came when it was time for me to part, and say goodbye. I got a warm goodbye from everybody. I shook hands with Mr Bukhari himself and received a thank you card and a box of chocolates. (Which I was very grateful for). After saying all my goodbyes, I left the Solicitors with a smile on my face and feeling very proud! I was just crossing the road, when I saw one of my school friends called Amir. I went over to talk to him for a while, anyway, he said that he had had a great time at his work experience, "Where did you work? "Bukhari Solicitors" he replied. My heart skipped a beat! How could I have been so stupid, there I was worrying about work experience, when Amir had worked at the same place? If only I knew he worked there, it all would have been so much more uncomplicated and tranquil. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Work experience reports section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Work experience reports essays

  1. A chapter from my autobiography dealing with the two weeks of my work experience.

    For the next few days I always lingered around the letterbox every morning, hoping to catch any letters that were for me. But again I was hugely disappointed at the fact that nobody replied. I was tearful and gave up on finding a work placement.

  2. The First Time I've Ever Worked

    After lunch we went and sat on a bench in the playground. Before I knew it there was a small crowd of people surrounding me. They all were asking questions at the same time. I couldn't keep up. I felt very nervous.

  1. Work experience - hair dressing.

    I went back downstairs and I met two other girls who had work experience there, one of whom had already done a week there. When Portia finally arrived, we were given a tour by one of the juniors and shown what jobs to do.

  2. Work Experience.

    I spent most of my time with her. Tina took me into the office and introduced me to everyone and then I met the Marketing Manager, Debbie. Tina was very attractive and young, and the most unlikely boss I could think of, firstly because she had a tattoo which I had not expected.

  1. Free essay

    Citizenship: Work Experience

    This will help me to find out more about the employer and his business, Which is relevant when coming to the interview; This will also help me to decide whether I will enjoy the work place. 2006 January Meeting with cousin who is qualified in a law degree to find

  2. Work experience. The first time those words were mentioned I felt a cold shiver

    I was thinking to myself, "Why does everyone feel so confident of themselves", and then I told myself "Why is it me that is petrified and me only". Everyone else was intrigued to their workplace so why aren't I. All the pupils were just saying how they would fit right

  1. Work Experience Essay

    I decided I had to do something now or I will have nothing to do; I got out the yellow pages out and the first pages I looked at were the Sports Centres. The first place I thought of ringing was Harrow Leisure Centre; they said I could get

  2. Work experience at a solicitor's office based in Southall.

    The journey was quite short, so it did not tire me out. I still had a lot of energy to use. Once I had arrived at the solicitors I had to meet my boss as for he would instruct me for the jobs to do for the day.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work