Work 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


SurgeryLive - Virtual Surgical Theatre Operating Experience - Saturday 1st October 2022

Our SurgeryLive course is an innovative and interactive virtual course that gives students a real glimpse of what it's like to be a surgeon in an operating theatre, delivered by practicing NHS surgeons. The day course includes:

2. Solving real-life surgical cases, including history taking and anonymized scans

3. Live virtual operations - showing step by step how common surgeries are carried out

4. Learning how to suture with a live follow-along demo (students will be sent their own suturing kit, the same ones used by medical students and doctors)

5. A chance for students to interact with practicing surgeons and doctors


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

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


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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