Personalised virtual work experience
at scale

Mindless Academy’s virtual work experience programmes are a proven way to empower your students and graduates with the Mindset, Skills + Experience they need to thrive! With experiences for all disciplines, all abilities and all interests, we help universities deliver personalised virtual work experience at scale.

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WHY STUDENTS LOVE MINDLESS ACADEMY 

Benefits of taking part in our virtual work experience

What we do at Mindless Academy is truly special. All our virtual work experiences are exciting, inspiring and immersive with a big focus on Mindset - designed to unlock potential and create a lifelong love for personal and professional growth.

100% Online ⎹ Flexible Hours

Our online approach allows for true scale, offering high-value work experience for all. Our asynchronous, flexible delivery means students can navigate their learning to suit their busy schedules while staying in line with course requirements.

Community

Students and graduates are invited to join our growing global community where they can find free resources, peer-to-peer support and a vast array of Mindset, Skills + Experience events.

Personalised

With experiences for all disciplines, all abilities and all interests, we have something for everyone! Students can choose what digital skills they want to learn and how they want to learn them.

Digital Badges + Certificates

Students can showcase their experience and proof of skill to prospective employers through digital badges + certificates, powered by our leading digital credentialing partner, Accredible,

Mindset ⎹ SKILLS ⎹ EXPERIENCE

Where the Heart
meets the Hustle

Everything we do at Mindless Academy centres around our three core pillars: Mindset, Skills + Experience. Through this powerful combination of personal growth and professional development, our virtual work experience opportunities empower students to learn industry-leading digital skills and gain valuable work-like experience, while making mental health a priority.

Mindset

We empower students to develop a growth mindset, exploring soft skills such as emotional intelligence, self-awareness, resilience, motivation and confidence.

Skills

We upskill students in essential and specialist digital skills such as content creation, digital storytelling, search engine optimisation, data analytics, AI and more.

Experience

We curate exciting and immersive virtual work experience opportunities that enable students to apply their learning, build career confidence and boost employability.

What our Students say

Find out what our students love about their time with Mindless Academy!
Abimbola
Software Engineering | University of Bedfordshire
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I applied for the virtual work experience with Mindless Academy because the content creation and digital skills aspect were a huge appeal. I just wanted to learn something new and the programme delivered – I've learned so much!
Zainab
Biomedical Sciences | Nottingham Trent University
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I saw the amazing things that Mindless Academy’s virtual work experience had to offer and thought it would be a really fun and genuinely useful opportunity! Mindless Academy just seems like such a nice space and community, above and beyond gaining work experience.
Amina
Photography | Leeds Arts University
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I really wanted to build up my confidence and develop my critical thinking. The content creation, linked to social and environmental issues seemed like great fun! I also loved the fact that the programme was online and therefore super flexible!
Armaan
Animation | University of Bedfordshire
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I applied for this experience with the goal to enrich my skills and learn what’s important in the digital space and in workplaces in general. I also really liked the LinkedIn aspect of this programme which was a great add on!
Ashanti
History | York St John University
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I applied for Mindless Academy’s virtual work experience as a part of one of my modules. I really liked the combination of Mindset, Skills + Experience and the overall online delivery, with the mix of on-demand and live content.
Carmen
Music | York St John University
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I really wanted to go above and beyond my comfort zone and so the Mindless Academy virtual work experience really stood out to me. I wanted to see if I could apply my experience within Music to a different area and learn new skills along the way!
Freya
Psychology with Criminology | Nottingham Trent University
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I applied for the Mindless Academy virtual work experience as a part of my Applied Professional Development module as a part of my degree. I really wanted to take this opportunity to re-educate myself on mindset, and also gain a lot of new digital communication skills! I also really liked the idea of writing about topics I feel really passionate about.
Johanna
Biomedical science | Nottingham Trent University
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I wanted to join Mindless Academy's virtual work experience programme as it’s completely different to my area of study. I wanted to build up my LinkedIn knowledge and acquire a whole array of new skills that can adapted to any role I may want to explore in the future.
Joshua
Business Information Systems | University of Bedfordshire
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I applied for the programme to build up my work-like experience hours for my university module. I wanted to try something new and apply my skills in a different way!
Olamide
Business Analytics and Consultancy | University of Hertfordshire
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I wanted to apply for this programme to take the opportunity to develop my confidence and self-esteem and be who I identify as authentically and Mindless Academy offered this along with the chance to build up so many knew digital skills. The link to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals also really interested me!
Olivia
Business Management with Marketing | Leeds Beckett University
WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THE PROGRAMME?
I wanted to take part in this programme to really build up my knowledge around Mindset, Skills + Experience. The mindset aspect of the programme really appealed to me and I wanted to take this opportunity to transorm both personally and professionally.
OUR SOCIAL + ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

We care about
Stuff That Matters

In line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, we partner with charities and responsible brands to raise harness the power of storytelling for positive change. At StoryLab. we explore important social + environmental matters such as mental health, sustainability, feminism, body image, sexuality, and more!

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Community + connection

A growing
global community

We know that building career confidence is more than just acquiring skills and knowledge; it's about connection. That's why at Mindless Academy, to complement our virtual work experiences, we've cultivated a community of driven, lifelong learners, all on a mission to become the best versions of themselves.

Through this vibrant community, we host live events focusing on Mindset, Skills, and Experience, bringing people together to learn and grow. These events are delivered in collaboration with industry experts, innovative brands, leaders, and students and graduates alike!

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