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

Work experience for School and College Students

Work experience places for Summer 2023 have now all been filled.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers an annual science-based work experience programme at some of our centres. It is co-ordinated with our Scientific and Clinical Training and Education 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 a training lab and via a virtual reality experience
  • an advice session to learn about careers in science, medicine and/or nursing.