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Youth Employment Week 2023 launches 3-7 July

Youth Employment Week 2023 launches 3-7 July

Youth Employment Week is an annual week-long celebration of youth employment opportunities for young people aged 11-30. Its inaugural launch is on 3rd July 2023.

The theme for Youth Employment Week 2023 is OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

Non-profit youth employment champions Youth Employment UK are proud to present an annual event commencing 3 – 7 July 2023. Youth Employment Week is a celebration of all things youth employment! Together, educators, employers and organisations are connecting young people to opportunities and support, and raising awareness of the benefits of hiring young people from all backgrounds.

Minister for Social Mobility, Youth and Progression, Mims Davies MP said:

“Supporting young people from all backgrounds to access suitable job opportunities to boost their experience, skills and confidence is vital – both for individuals and employers whose organisations are so enriched through these links.

“It’s why I am really pleased to support Youth Employment Week 2023, a great moment to shine a light on our brilliant young people and focus on the inclusive, youth-friendly opportunities that make such a difference to young people’s lives.“

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Youth Employment UK would like to thank the official sponsors of this years Youth Employment Week: Department for Work and Pensions, The Careers & Enterprise Company, NCFE, Haven, and The Inspirational Learning Group.

How You Get Involved In Youth Employment Week 2023

With a range of varied activities taking place, there is something that everyone can get involved in, including:

  • Virtual events
  • Daily activities for all
  • Interactive fun
  • Information and networking

Young People

Connect with great opportunities to build your skills, work experience and knowledge as well as finding youth friendly employment opportunities including apprenticeship, entry level and graduate roles.


Discover the benefits of hiring young people. Connect with them at every stage of their journey – and boost your engagement and recruitment strategy with the principles and practice of good youth employment.

If you have an opportunity for young people aged 11 – 30 that’s open to applications during 3 – 7 Jul 2023, why not complete our Youth Employment Week proforma? You are also welcome to share it as part of this important campaign.


Get free support and resources for the students and young people in your network, all mapped to the Gatsby Benchmark the JET framework. Help to support and connect students and learners on their journey to work.


Parents and carers – our free online courses and resources will support you to feel informed and inspired so you can help your child explore the huge range of options that best suit their interests, goals and needs.


Youth Employment Week provides a great opportunity to look at key youth employment policy that will support more young people into quality education, training and employment options.

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