Work Experience

At Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) we offer Work Experience placements specifically for pupils from local Schools who have an interest in becoming a doctor. The placement will be supervised by a senior doctor and aimed at gaining an insight into a career in medicine. 
  • In Year 12 and a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Achieved at least 5 GCSEs at grade 6-9 including English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics and be studying to achieve the qualifications that will enable you to met the criteria for a place at Medical School and
  • Committed to applying to a UK Medical School within the next 12 months

A placement will be typically no more than three days, normally Tuesday-Thursday. There will also be the opportunity to attend an online post-placement session with our Medical Education Fellows to reflect on the placement and explore how the experience might be used in your Medical School application.  

Please note that we will do our utmost to meet specific requests, however we cannot guarantee particular specialties or sites. 

 Application process:
  • Please complete all sections of the Application Form and obtain necessary signatures - Application Form
  • Submit your form with a range of dates of your availability to the email address below.
  • Following approval of your application and identification of a placement, you will receive email notification of the details. 

Contact details:


Tel: Medical Work Experience Team on 01892 634014



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