Work experience for young people

If you're aged 15 to 18, you can apply for a one-week work experience placement at the British Red Cross.

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What we offer

We are offering one-week work experience placements in July and August 2019. 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 2019. 

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.

Applications for 2018 are now closed. Below, you can find out how to apply for 2019.

How to apply for 2019 work experience

You can apply any time between 1 April and 4 June 2019. To apply, please email a cover letter to workexperience@redcross.org.uk.

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 and maintenance, 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.