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Work Experience Opportunities in London within Business & Support

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

  • Work Experience duration3-20 days (dependent on the placement)
  • Locations - Various BBC buildings across London
  • Opportunities available throughout July, August & September

Welcome to Work Experience opportunities in London within Business & Support. If youre interestedin business, finance, research, broadcast technologyandgetting some great practical experience on your CV, youve come to the right place.

Role Responsibility

Every placement is different, but your Work Experience will give you a good all round overview of Business & Supportacross researching, publishing and using technology.

During your online application, you will have the opportunity to choose your placement and tell us about the things youre really interested in.

The Ideal Candidate

What were looking for

We want people who are creative, keento learn and are up for a challenge. In Business & Supportwe work in teams where everyone has a role to play. Were looking for people who are friendly andgood communicators.

We work at a fast pace. So youll need to be enthusiastic and motivated to keep up.

We take our jobs seriously and really enjoy what we do. If youre passionate about Business & Support areas of the BBCand are prepared to work hard, ask lots of questions and contribute ideas, youll fit right in.


You dont need a media qualificationto apply. You just need to be able to show us that youre passionate about Business & Support areas of the BBCand have a genuine desire to find out what the industry has to offer.

Please use your Careers Hub profile and application questionnaire to tell us about any volunteer work youve done or projects youve been a part of. Remember to use the portfolio section to upload any examples of your work.

We have placements available in the following areas:

BBC Archive, London (August only - over 18)

An opportunity to learn about the work of our I&A teams and help us to digitise, archive and catalogue historic BBC programmes.

Media Action (over 18)

BBC Media Action is the International Development arm of BBC World Service.You'llget the opportunity to help organise events, keep our records up to date, and assist with research and donor mapping. Allin a busy internationally focused office with links around the BBC.

Eastenders - Press Office Runner - Drama - Elstree(over 18)

Helping with photoshoots, press inquiries and keeping the team up to date with what the newspapers are saying about the show. This placement is based on the same site as Albert Square and the Eastenders set.

How to apply

Choose one of the options above and make a note of it. After youve created your profile, well ask you which placement you want to apply for as part of your application questionnaire. Enter the option youve chosen.

What happens to my application after I submit it?

Well review your application and if we think you might be right for one of our placements, well give you a call.

Please remember that we receive a lot of applications and we cant offer a placement to everyone.

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