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Our work experience programme is a valuable opportunity for students to find out more about careers in biomedical science and gain an insight into life in laboratory research. Our work experience is one week long, unpaid, and consists of three days within our specialist facilities and two days spent shadowing a PhD student. Students will also be able to tour our animal facility the Mary Lyon Centre. 

How to apply

If you would like to apply, please send us a brief cover letter about why you would like to come and do your work experience at MRC Harwell and a CV to

Please note the closing date for 2019 applications is the end of March 2019.

2019 Work Experience Dates

GCSE (or equivalent) Year 10/11 work experience 8th–12th July 2019 

Year 1 A level Year 12 work experience 15th–19th July 2019