Our work experience programme

We recognise that work experience

  • plays an important role in career development
  • contributes to the economic prosperity of our district
  • promotes social inclusion

We will consider carefully all requests for work experience from any age group based on:

  • the skills and interests of the individual
  • our ability to provide useful placements with appropriate levels of supervision

We may not be able to agree to all requests for work experience depending on the number of applications we receive.

We offer work experience placements across all our service areas including:

  • Asset Management
  • Customer Service
  • Performance and Improvement
  • Community Services
  • Economic Development 
  • Environmental Services
  • Planning
  • Planning Policy
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • ICT (including digital services)
  • Housing
  • Human resources
  • Marketing and Communications including Print and Graphics
  • Operations (waste services, street cleansing, horticulture)
  • Braintree Town Hall and Events Team

How to apply

To apply for a work experience placement email our Human Resources team with:

  • a copy of your CV
  • a short supporting statement with details of the service areas you are interested in
  • the dates you are looking to be on your work experience
  • any further information that supports your application

For any enquiries, please contact our HR team


Human Resources

Address: Causeway House
Bocking End

Telephone: 01376 552525