Work Experience Programmes for School and College Students (14-18 years old)

Work experience for School and College Students

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers an annual science based work experience programme at some of our centres. It is co-ordinated by our Scientific and Clinical Training team. The programme is for students aged 14-18 years (Years 10-13) who are interested in scientific or laboratory careers. Students must be sponsored to participate by their school or college.

Successful applicants can expect:

  • to learn about the different departments that support our life saving work and how we support the wider NHS 
  • to meet colleagues in a variety of scientific and caring roles within our organisation include nursing and donor/patient care positions
  • a hands on practical in our on-site training lab 
  • an advice session to learn about careers in science, medicine and/or nursing.

Applications for work experience in June and July 2022 are now closed and places have been offered to successful candidates.

Information about work experience opportunities in June/July 2023 will be available in 2023 and 'how to apply' information published here.