HEIW Intership Programme

HEIW Internship Programme

About the programme iconHEIW Internship Programme

Following the 2021 Summer Internship, HEIW were able to offer one student a year long internship opportunity to work in several different areas of the organisation, ensuring valuable work experience, witnessing first hand the day-to-day challenges of the NHS. The year-long internship is a great way of getting hands on experience, building great networking opportunities, increasing motivation and confidence.


What we offered

reading book iconDevelopment
Gain valuable work-based experience and develop skills that compliment the undergraduate degree. You'll also have access to a range of Masterclasses.

Paper and Pen iconSupport
You will be provided with mentoring support from HEIW staff, as well as a buddy system.

paper plan iconBenefits
A Band 2 salary plus a number of benefits including paid annual leave, NHS pension and health service discounts. You will also have shortcut access to interview for Graduate Programme.


Past Interns

Please see below our Intern’s blog from his first placement.

HEIW Internship Programme



Diversity & Inclusion Statement

NHS Wales views diversity positively, recognising differences and embracing each colleague’s unique contribution and welcomes applications from all groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all candidates, ensuring that no applicant is discriminated against. No applicant should receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, gender, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, marital partnership status, religion or belief, age, disability, social and employment status or any other personal characteristic.

If you require this information in any other format such as large text or braille or if you require reasonable adjustments to be made please contact the team who will be happy to assist via heiw.internshipprogramme@wales.nhs.uk. We may require evidence, such as letter or documentation from a medical professional to confirm adjustments required.

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