Sheffield Teaching Hospitals School Engagement Programme works in partnership with local Sheffield schools to provide opportunities for students that are interested in a healthcare career within clinical or non-clinical roles.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals (STH) offer a limited amount of work experience placements to students in Y10-13.
Available Placement Areas
Clinical Placements (Y12 & Y13)
- Allied Health Professionals
- Healthcare Science
- Dental Nurse
Non-Clinical Placements Y12/13
- Logistics (Supplies)
Non-Clinical Placements Y10-13
Placement Duration: 3.5 days - 3 days placement (Mon-Wed). Half day Work Experience reflection session (Thursday morning)
- You must live within the local Sheffield community
- Must have attended a job role live virtual event if applying for a clinical placement. This must be in the same profession
- Must comply with all the requirements of the programme (available in the student guidebook)
Job Role Live Virtual Event
School Engagement Student Information
1-21 June (placements Sep-Dec)
1-21 October (placements Jan-Apr)
1-21 February (Placements May-Aug)
A variety of professionals from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals (STH) will deliver a 15–20-minute presentation of what it’s really like to be in that role. This will include challenges, rewards, skills needed and personal experience. The presentation will be followed by 10-15 minutes Question and Answer. Students will have the opportunity to put their questions to the professionals. Each event will feature 2 professional areas.
Professional areas include, medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Science.
Time: 2.00 – 3.15pm
Delivery Platform: MS Teams
- Must be in Y 10-13
- Must attend a school or reside within the locality of Sheffield
Application is open up to 2 days prior to the date of the event or when the event is full.
Introduces young people to the role of the hospital doctor. They will gain insight into the responsibilities and work ethic required and undertake practical activities, using teamwork and problem-solving skills.
Duration: 2 Days
- Must be in Y12 or Y13
Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 April 2024
Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 July 2024
Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 September 2024
9am-4pm: Must attend both days of chosen programme
Application period April & July: Opens 1 October 2023. Closes 31 Dec 2023 or when the course is full.
Application period September: Opens 1 February 2024. Closes 30 April 2024 or when the course is full.
Experience Medicine Student Leaflet 2024
School Career Events
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals are pleased to work in partnership with local Sheffield schools/colleges to provide staff representatives for their career events.
- Log into the school’s STH Learner Portal account
- From the menu select News Board
- Download and complete the careers event request form
- Submit to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals