On the job: Killarney State School Year 9 student William Tyler has spent a great week at the Southern Downs Regional Council.
On the job: Killarney State School Year 9 student William Tyler has spent a great week at the Southern Downs Regional Council.

Learning out of the class

THIS week the Year 9 students from Killarney State School have been on work experience.

Work experience is where a student chooses a job which they may like to do when they are older or a job which may interest them and experience what it is like to do this job for a week.

I have enjoyed working at the Daily News but I wondered if others liked the jobs they chose so I interviewed my friend William Tyler, who spent the week at the Southern Downs Regional Council, across the road from the Daily News.

I asked him five questions.

At least I know I’m not the only one enjoying work experience. I don’t know why people complain about their jobs because I would rather be at work than at school.

I will know why people complain about their jobs in three years time when I start working for a living, but I’m stuck in the classroom until then so I will have to live with it and try to make the best of it.

 

Interview

Q1: What have you been doing on work experience?

Answer: Working on the council newsletter, filing and I wrote a blog about Killarney from a teenager’s perspective.

Q2: Have you enjoyed being at the council office?

A: Yes, it’s been a good experience. It can get tedious but that’s what a job is I suppose.

Q3: If you could change your work experience venue, where would you prefer to be?

A: Although I enjoyed working at the council, if I could change I would go back to my first preference which was Top Beat.

Q4: Are you going to Year 11 and 12 or getting a job?

A: Continue my schooling so I have more options.

Q5: What would you like to do after you leave school?

A: I would like to do something in the music industry because I can sing, play guitar and am interested in music.


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