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Work experience

Work experience

Applications for the October half term will be accepted up until the 15th September only. The programme will then be closed until further notice in preparation for the Easter Break placements.  

We offer a pre-medical work experience programme for young people who:

  • are aged between 16 – 18 (17 if you are intending on going into theatres)
  • are studying AS or A-levels and considering a degree in medicine or healthcare
  • live in the UK and are studying in one of the following schools that have applied to be a part of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust work experience programme:

 - Claremont High School
 - Dormers Wells High School
 - Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
 - Elthorne Park High School
 - Featherstone High School
 - Godolphin and Latymer School
 - Haberdasher Aske’s Girls
 - Haberdashers Aske’s Boys
 - Hammersmith Academy
 - Harris Westminster Sixth Form
 - Holland Park School
 - Kensington Aldridge Academy
 - King Solomon Academy
 - Kingsbury High School
 - Newman Catholic College
 - Northolt High School
 - Paddington Academy
 - Phoenix High School
 - Preston Manor School
 - Queens Park Community School
 - Richard Challoner High School
 - Royal Grammar School
 - Sacred Heart High School
 - St Benedict’s School
 - St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College
 - St Marylebone CE School
 - St Paul’s Girls School
 - The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls
 - The London Oratory School
 - Twyford High School
 - Wellington College
 - West London Free School
 - Westminster Academy
 - Westminster School
 - William Morris Sixth form

Your school will give you an application form to complete which will then be returned to us at: after they have signed and dated it. 

If your school is not listed above but you are from one of the following boroughs: Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster, Ealing or Brent, please contact your head of sixth form or work experience head and request that they apply to be a part of the programme. We will not accept any applications without your school applying to be a part of the programme.

You may wish to consider alternative forms of work experience suggested in the Work Experience Guidelines for Applicants to Medicine produced by the Medical Schools Council.


If you have any questions, contact our work experience department on email