Work and Industry Experience Opportunities

On this page you'll find opportunties available for work experience and careers confierences, which may give you an insight into a particluar career.

Virtual Work Experience


Royal Untied Hospital

Work Experience

Check in here regularly to see any job opportunities, work experience and other useful infomation.

RUH Work Experience and Information on Apprenticeships

See what the RUH has to offer here

Careers Advice offered by the RUH

The RUH is commited to providing careers advice and support to students at local schools here


This is a reminder that the next NHS Allied Healthcare Work Experience is coming up on Sunday 2nd April.  Explore the exciting world of healthcare. Whether you are considering nursing, medicine, or any other healthcare profession, this work experience is vital to gain valuable insight to help make an informed decision! Registration Link: During the work experience day, you will follow 2 patients from their initial presentation to recovery. They will gain a unique insight into how patients interact with a variety of healthcare professionals and what it’s like to work in an NHS multidisciplinary team. This includes: - Nursing - Midwifery - Paramedicine - Physiotherapy - Occupational Therapy - Dietetics - Radiography - Prosthetics and Orthotics - Speech and Language Therapy - Pharmacy Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with healthcare professionals throughout each day. This will empower students to make informed career decisions and demonstrate their commitment to healthcare in their UCAS applications. Once registered, you will be emailed links to their virtual work experience portals. Students are awarded a Work Experience Certificate for every session they complete. Those who complete the full 5-month programme will be awarded a Highly Commended Reference from the Presidents of Allied Healthcare Mentor. These are fantastic additions to their CVs! You can register individually at any time throughout the 5-month programme using the link below. We recommend booking early to gain as much out of this programme as possible. Places are £10 a session to cover administrative and technological costs.  

NHS Careers

NHS Cadets

St John’s Ambulance have launched a new NHS Cadets scheme providing opportunities to explore skills, knowledge and volunteering roles within the NHS. Read more about it in a leaflet here and on the website here

Careers in the NHS



STEM and medicine Summer Experience- Lindon July and August 2023




Mighty Girls and V Code are teaming up to offer girls an opportuntity to devlop skills in coding.

For more information click here


14-16 year olds


Are you interested in pursuing a career in engineering, science, or anything to do with STEM? Would you like to gain some rare and invaluable work experience with multiple global FTSE companies? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are excited to announce that on Wednesday, 12th of April from 9am-3pm, we will be hosting a virtual work experience day with Spectris, Malvern Panalytical, HBK and Servomex! Spectris are a FTSE company and own all the other science and engineering-based companies mentioned above. Collectively they operate in over 30 countries, employ over 7,500 people globally, and have generated a revenue of over a billion pounds as of 2022! Each of the companies Spectris owns specialises in a very specific areas of science and engineering and during this work experience day you will get the opportunity to take part in workshops and network with each of their companies.

Participating in an event such as this will not only allow you to learn more about industry, but it will also give you a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience that will be beneficial for adding value to your CV and LinkedIn profile. This will show employers (including Spectris) that you are proactive and looking to develop your skillset before entering the workplace, which can help you to be recognised as an ambitious and motivated individual as well as allowing you to stand out from other students.

Please sign up for this incredible opportunity, by using the link below. 

Application Link: 


Armed Forces  Work Experience

Experience life in the forces click here

Army Officer Scholarship Scheme 16 - 18 year olds

Receive sponsorship through sixth form and university, before joining the Army in a leadership role.


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Project Search

This is a transition to work programme for people with learning disabilities and autism. To find out more, see here


Other Work Experience Opportunties

Work Experience Opportunities in 28 Industries

Career Programmes for ages 12-18 run by InvestIn. NB these programmes incur a fee 

Virtual Work Experience

Sign up here and take a look at all the opportunities to build up your CV and get free work experience.

Barclays Lifeskills

 Virtual Work Experience


Higher Education


Pathway is a careers service that can connect you with leading UK employers to gain experience and figure out your next steps after school. See here for their upcoming events

See here for a video about joining their programme.

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