NHS Digital Early Careers

Digital on the front line

At NHS Digital, what we do matters. We're passionate about creating digital health and social care services and solutions. We collaborate with industry and health tech partners, to deliver world-class technology and data intelligence for the NHS.

About us

Introducing NHS Digital Early Careers

At NHS Digital, we're using data to transform people's experiences of health and care. NHS Digital Early Careers gives exciting ways to join the forefront of digital health while learning new skills as part of one of our structured schemes.

2021 - 2022

Early Careers Programmes

We offer a range of programmes for those with an interest in digital looking to start their career in a meaningful organisation.

Graduate programme

Applications are closed

Our two-year graduate scheme is a unique multidisciplinary programme teaming you with experts in the essential digital health skills and knowledge that drive NHS Digital’s mission.

Summer internships

Applications are closed

Our summer internship is an 8 to 12-week programme, starting in July 2021. It's a chance to experience a variety of core areas within NHS Digital and to gain valuable work experience to support your future employment.


Coming Soon

Our apprenticeship scheme combines a practical job with study. The standards are designed by industry organisations and end with a qualification, ranging from GSCE to degree level.

Industry placements

Coming Soon

Industry placements are usually in the second or third year of a student's degree course and involve working in a role related to their degree subject for 12 months. We offer a range of ad hoc placements throughout the year.