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Work Experience Opportunities

Work Experience Opportunities

Cambridge University Hospitals (Addenbrookes)

Offer programmes at different times of the year for students aged between 15 and 19 years.  There are specific opportunties for Sixth Form students interested in careers in medicine and/or public health and there are also volunteering opportunities available.

 For more information and dates of current opportunities please visit their website.

ADC Theatre

Placements are a week long and give a basic introduction to all aspects of theatre administration. They are limited and very competitive, but if you are interested then please get in contact.  Please note that there is no acting involved in any work experience placements.

To find out more please send a personal statement and your preferred dates to

Fitzwilliam Museum

The University of Cambridge Museums offer work experience placements in June and July for school-aged participants, providing you with an opportunity to spend a week learning new skills and developing your self-confidence, timekeeping and communication.

If you are between the ages of 13 - 18 and interested in a place, please email your name and the name of your school  to the University of Cambridge Museums Opening Doors Project Coordinator at

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Offer one-week work experience placements throughout the year to students aged 14 to 18 years.

Placements aim to give students a full understanding of how a theatre is run. You will spend time learning about and working in each department as well as getting an opportunity to see the show.

There is a 2-step application process:

Please email your CV, with a covering letter outlining why you would like to do your placement at Cambridge Arts Theatre, what you have to offer the theatre and what you hope to gain, to:

You will be invited to attend a short informal interview

Top Tips

Prior to applying and attending the interview do some research on Cambridge Arts Theatre

Work experience placements are extremely competitive so we recommend applying at least 6 months prior to your preferred dates

For further information contact Victoria Willingale (Marketing and Education Officer)Telephone: 01223 578912 or Email:

More information about Work Experience can be found on the Youthoria Work Experience Page.

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