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Work Experience

Gain valuable experience and learn new skills with a work experience placement at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Work experience placements usually last one or two weeks and are available at the Shakespeare Houses or with our various support departments including Education, Development, Finance, HR, IT, Marketing, Hospitality and Retail. 

What you do with us during your placement depends on you, your interests and your requirements. You could spend the full placement immersed in a single team or we could develop a more varied programme covering a range of experiences.

Placements start with a full introduction to the Trust, so you can meet the colleagues you’ll be working with and be shown what you’ll be getting involved in. You’ll be given support and guidance throughout your placement and there will be lots of opportunities to ask questions, learn and develop.

How to Apply

Download an application form, and return it via the email or postal address provided.

We make every effort to accommodate work experience placements, and will be in touch as soon as possible on receipt of your application form. You may be invited to attend an informal interview before a placement is confirmed.

For more information, please contact our HR Department on 01789 204016 or

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