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

Work Experience Essay

Extracts from this document...


Kumar Shah Work Experience Essay Watching paint dry comes to mind, or even watching grass grow. Sitting, sitting, sitting. This is not where I want to be. I want to be out, I want to be experiencing, living, running, jumping, eating, womanising, playing, screaming, laughing, anything. I could do this job with my eyes closed I mean it is not that demanding. Anyway here is how my work experience started... The prolonged business of finding my work experience started in a PSHE lesson, with my tutor telling me how important it is, however it was a couple of months before my experience started and teachers were making it out to be the time when you go out into the big cruel world and get a taste of real life, they were trying to make it sound exciting and a challenge at that. When I had to find a work experience place it occurred to me that it was time for me to grow up; that things were changing. Thinking it was time to grow up a bit I thought that I would get my work experience finalised as quickly as possible to avoid stress when it was not needed, as I had many important module tests coming up and also keeping up to date with my studies. ...read more.


was a natural, however making mistakes on a till makes you feel a little bit inferior as it does not take a rocket scientist to work it out. It was the first day and things were satisfactory. Then it was chaos. Three toddlers entered the shop, very lively delinquents with a single mother. This was the equation for trouble. My Aunt was serving the lady. Another customer came in and I was serving them, the pharmacist was advising a customer and the three children had gotten hold of lipstick on the shelf and were decorating the dull carpet. I thought it brought colour to the place. I found the situation hilarious at first, but trying to stop them is another thing. Cleaning it up is another. My next experience was cleaning, I did not expect it, but I could not argue with my employers either. I could not apply the saying so far so good to the day that I was having. It was around one o'clock I had some lunch and a break for an hour. The shop was pretty empty if customers did come they all came at the same time. They might have a plan to ruin the 'new boys' day. It was a bit like being in the army, this was like my initiation my test to try and get in. ...read more.


Well at the end of the week I was so glad I had finished. On my last day I must admit I decided to rebel a bit but nothing major. I had a laugh. So three-thirty came and I left. I was so happy with myself that I had put up with it. I went home and chilled out. I reflected on my two weeks. In the end I decided that I didn't want to be tied down in a job like this that has no real career opportunities. I went back the Tuesday afterwards to get my Work Experience paperwork signed and they offered me a Saturday job. I obliged. After working my first Saturday there. I decided it is not half as bad as I thought. Then I realised I was getting paid this time. This experience has changed me, it has given me a slight insight into life, working is not as easy as it seems and saying it doing it are two different things. It has also made me more focused preparing me for my GCSE's the next big step in my life. Now the paint has dried and the grass has grown it is time to re-decorate and cut the grass. In other words now I have decided what I'm going to do with life I am going to sort myself out and do it! ...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. Work Experience - Dairy Entries

    My mentor was slightly impressed at how fast I managed to build the computer, he moved me up to more challenging tasks which should take up more time. The next task I had to complete was the dismantling of 2 desktop computers which did take an ample amount of time accomplish.

  2. My work experience essay.

    were roughly equal distances apart fother and that they were lined up straight. These were my main duties for the whole two weeks at which i was working there.

  1. Work Experience.

    that has never happened but hopefully, it will. Something to talk about, I suppose. The youngest is Stef. His job title is Support/Helpdesk and occasionally, Vas' lapdog. He thinks he knows everything but he really doesn't, which occasionally made me chuckle quietly in my own little corner. There were nine of us, including me.

  2. Work Experience at HSBC.

    My second job was at Rimmer Higson accountants. I walked to 22 Ribblesdale Place, where I spotted the long old fashioned office. I stepped into the office were another old lady like Sue, appeared in front of me. "I'm here on work experience", I muttered to the lady.

  1. Work Experience Assignment

    Overall I felt hopeful about the jobs I was given to do. I found most of my jobs enjoyable though some became a little time-consuming. Every day I made my way there at nine o'clock in the morning. I finished each day at five o'clock or some days a couple of minutes earlier.

  2. Work Experience Essay

    As walking through my new workplace, I was quick to recognise, the nice very friendly working environment, and attitude of the workers employed there. I was given a grand introduction, which sounded something like this "Good morning, welcome to the IRPC we are a health and safety organisation, that represent

  1. Work Experience.

    Whereas at school I have to wake up at 7.00am, I finish at 4.00pm and get home at around 4.50pm. The teachers can be very patronising at times; talking to me as if I am a young child. I find the work at school more stressful too; I want to do well and feel under pressure to do my best.

  2. My Pharmacy Work Experience

    I was lucky enough to do all this on the final day! This way, the receptionists are doing two different jobs, hence are getting more done. Whereas, in the Pharmacy, there seemed to be teamwork all for one purpose which is to supply medication for the patients.

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