Work experience: hospitality

A non lab-based work experience placement for 13 - 17 July 2020.

Introduction

Placement details

Age of eligible student (at the start of the placement): 14-19 years

Placement dates: 13 July - 17 July 2020

Application deadline: 18 March 2020

Placement code: Crick 0343

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About the placement

The Reception team plays a key role, being the interface between the general public, organisations who work with the Crick, and Crick employees. Consisting of three receptionists and the Front of House Manager, we perform a range of roles central to the day-to-day running of the institute, maintaining high standards of professionalism.
 
The successful candidate will be trained to assist with some or all of the following:

  • Meet and greet visitors to the Crick. 
  • Answer telephone calls to the general Crick number.      
  • Assist all guests to the Crick with any information that they may need about the Crick, the public exhibition and the local area. 
  • Store coats and bags that visitors would like to leave in the cloakroom.   
  • Manage meeting room bookings and events as required.

About you

It is expected that all students accepted for a placement at the Crick are punctual, responsible, show a willingness to learn, listen to advice and act on feedback. Candidates for this placement should also be:

  • be interested in customer service and hospitality,
  • show good attention to detail,
  • be well presented,
  • and be a team player.