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Work experience for young people

We are offering one-week work experience placements in July and August 2018. This work experience takes place at our head office in London and is only for people aged 15 to 18. You can apply for these placements from 1 April to 4 June 2018. 

The placements offer you an opportunity to gain experience within different departments. You will also get an insight into the work of the British Red Cross.

How to apply for 2018 work experience

You can apply any time between 1 April and 4 June 2018. To apply, please email a cover letter to Make sure you tell us:

  • the week you would like to do work experience (in July or August)
  • your preferred area of interest. For example, you might want to focus on fundraising, international work, HR, finance, IT, facilities, marketing or business development
  • why you would like to do work experience at the British Red Cross
  • a CV if you have one.

The work experience placements take place in our office at 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL. The office is by Moorgate tube and train stations.

Don't want to wait until summer 2018?

You can search and apply online for office support volunteering opportunities.

If you are interested in a longer-term placement, you can check our current internships and apply online.