STEM Work Experience Placements

We aim to define and diversify students’ awareness with a STEM Work Experience Placement. Science Oxford arranges inspiring placements with local employers for year 11 or 12 students during the summer holidays. Applications for next summer will open in January 2021 when our application form will be available to download here.

We will be working with employers to ensure the necessary precautions due to COVID-19 are taken. Our COVID-19 guidelines explain how we are adapting our activities to keep everyone safe.

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For further information contact [email protected]

Eleanor did a research project investigating invasive crustacea species at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Brandon did an apprenticeship placement with the Engineering department of Oxford University

Olivia did a research project with CROWN to look at whether pyrolysis could be used for coating identification

Many thanks to the companies who hosted placements in 2019:

Abbott, Auberge du Chocolat, BMW Mini, Green Biologics,  Chiltern Rangers, Dunn School of Pathology,  Imageworks, Olamalu, Skanska, Specsavers, Viridor, Oxford University Museum of Natural History and Oxford University Engineering.


We view the placement programme as an important aspect of the work we do with young people.

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