House of Commons Work Experience Scheme 2016

The House of Commons offers work experience to secondary school students as part of their careers education, students must be over 14 years old and up to 18 years old to take part in work experience.

The 2016 scheme will run on two separate weeks, commencing 26th June and 4th July respectively. 

Where can I gain experience?

The House of Commons is made up of a number of departments and offices. Roles vary from Committee Clerks in Chamber and Committee Services to Chefs in Catering Services and to Recruitment Managers within Corporate Services. To find out more information about the departments you can gain work experience in, please go to the Departments & Offices of the House of Commons webpage.

How do I apply for work experience?

Applications for the 2016 House of Commons Work Experience Scheme have now closed.

Working for an MP

If you would like to apply for work experience with an MP, you need to contact their constituency office directly. More information can be found on the w4mp website.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the scheme or the application process, please email [email protected]