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Although we recruit apprentices throughout the year, the majority of our vacancies are advertised in May.  All vacancies will be on North East Jobs Portal and promoted via our website and social media channels.

Work experience

Discover what it is like to work for the council with a work experience placement.

We have work experience opportunities in a variety of areas, and they are open to anyone aged 14 or over, whether you are at school, college, university, returning to work or looking for a career change.

Work experience has so many benefits.  It can:

  • provide hands-on experience of the world of work
  • allow you to test the market
  • help inform your future career decisions
  • provide relatable work experience for a CV
  • let a prospective employer know you are interested

If you are interested in a work experience placement, please contact us with your requirements and we will be in touch to explore opportunities with you.