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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:

Acton High School
Alec Reed Academy
Ark Burlington Danes Academy
Ashbourne College
Brent Side High School
Bruton School for Girls
Cardinal Vaughan
Chelsea Academy
Chelsea Independent College
City of Westminster College
Dormers Wells High School
Dr Challoner’s Grammar School
Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
Ellen Wilkinson School
Elthorne Park High School
Emanuel School
Eton College
Featherstone High School
Fulham Cross Girls School
Haberdasher Aske’s Girls School
Haberdasher Aske’s Boys School
Hammersmith Academy
Harris Westminster
Holland Park School
Kensington Aldridge Academy
King Solomon Academy
Kingsbury High School
Latymer Upper School
Newman Catholic College
Northolt High School
Notting Hill and Ealing High School
Paddington Academy
Phoenix Academy
Pimlico Academy
Queens Park Community School
Richard Challoner School
Royal Grammar School
Sacred Heart
Southbank International School
St Charles Catholic
St Clement Danes School
St George’s RC School
St Marylebone
St Paul’s Girls School
The Bridge Academy
The Crest Academy
The Godolphin and Latymer School
The holy Cross School
The London Oratory School
Verulam School
Watford Grammar School for Girls
Wellington College
West London Free School
Westminster Academy
Westminster School
William Morris

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