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Join us on a student placement

We have finished recruiting student placements for 2019 to 2020

Check this page in November 2019 for information about student placement recruitment for 2020 to 2021.

We’re looking for passionate students and recent graduates to join our team to help us transform how we deliver services to users.

Why you should apply

By joining our team, you would be working alongside some of the most passionate people to make digital services happen.

We work in a supportive and positive environment, where continual learning is a real focus.

You’ll develop employability skills while becoming a valuable part of our organisation.

What you need to apply

To apply for a placement with us, you must be able to travel to our office at Stella House in Newcastle (NE15 8NY).

If you are applying as an undergraduate student, your placement must be:

  • part of your undergraduate degree
  • approved by your university

Opportunities available

You'll join the NHSBSA as an IT Development Analyst and will be able to experience one or more of our other opportunities we have available.

Find out more and how to apply:

What it’s like to work here

This is what our past student placements have to say about working with us:


“My time at the NHSBSA has made me feel motivated and excited for my future opportunities. It has enabled my continuous professional growth with real responsibility and support.

Not only has this placement made me feel confidently ready for the world of work but I’ve gained professional connections that I will happily use in the future.”



“Working for the NHSBSA has been a brilliant experience. It has helped me develop my skills in a business environment to be a more rounded employee.

Working in an agile team has allowed me to work closely with various members of the team who have a variety of skills, allowing me to develop skills outside of my university curriculum.”



“Being a part of the NHSBSA has increased my professionalism in a work environment and my development and understanding of organisational practices has enlightened my expectations for the future.

The experiences I have had will be extremely influential for my opportunity to get an employment in the future.”



“My role at the NHSBSA has enabled me to make useful connections, helping build my professional profile which will be extremely valuable for future opportunities.

It has also given me an increased awareness into the real world of work and has motivated me to strive in my final year of university.”