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NDS Work Experience Programme for students AGED 16 OR OVER

The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) at the University of Oxford provides a limited number of work experience placements for students aged 16 years old or over. We offer 10 placements over two weeks (five students per week) in July of every year.

The five-day programme is designed to offer students valuable experience in science and medicine, and will include time in the lab, the opportunity to shadow clinicians and research nurses, and a careers talk and feedback session.

During the week, students will take part in hands-on activities within different research groups in order to:

  • Build knowledge and basic lab skills and techniques;
  • Gain an understanding of how academic research and clinical trials are conducted;
  • Experience the range of research areas and professions within NDS.

NDS Work Experience Programme 2019

The work experience dates for 2019 are:

Week 1: 8-12 July

Week 2: 15-19 July

If you would like to apply to take part, please fill in the application form and email it to Louise King: louise.king@nds.ox.ac.uk by 28 February 2019. Please get in contact if you have any questions about completing the form. Candidates will be notified whether they have been successful or not by 29 March 2019.