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Work Experience at The Box for those aged 15-17

You may be aware that The Box is major museum, art gallery and archive located just a short walk from Plymouth's main city centre.

Host to a series of galleries that showcase the city’s incredible collections with thousands of natural history specimens, a full-size replica woolly mammoth, wonderful works of art, amazing archive film and photography, and fascinating documents, maps and plans, there's lots to see and do, and this July, The Box is offering six work experience placements to year 10 or 12 students, or anyone aged 15-17 that is out of education and training.

Whether you know you would like to get into the heritage or cultural industries or have not yet decided what your future career looks like, anyone can apply.

When is it taking place?

Monday 10 to Friday 14 July

Participants will be notified whether or not they are successful during the first week in April. They will then need to attend an induction on Monday 10 July.

What's involved?

The lucky six can choose from two to five days shadowing staff and completing task-based activities across all departments.

The week will also include personal and professional development sessions aimed to help young people with CV and application-writing skills, asking them to reflect on their experiences and apply them to their future pathways.

How to apply

Apply online using the links below before 6pm on Monday 13 March.

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