Work Experience at the Sanctuary

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is now proud to offer Work Experience Placements!

Operations Placement

Spend a week with us, shadowing members of staff from all the different departments here at the Sanctuary. This placement will give you a good overview of the work we do and how we run as a charity/business.

Your time could be spent between the following departments:

  • Education
  • Food and beverage
  • Front of house

You will get a glimpse into daily life at the Sanctuary.

There will be plenty of things to learn, activities to take part in and people to meet!

Working hours will vary, please speak to our team for more information. 

Benefits of work experience at the sanctuary

Of course, there are a whole host of benefits you will receive while completing your placement with us at the Sanctuary:


  • An outstanding addition to your CV, and a reference if needed
  • A chance to really make a difference through the opportunity to share your knowledge and passion for conservation, engage with our local community, and support a great cause
  • All the training and equipment you need to successfully complete your placement with us
  • A full uniform for use during your placement

To Apply:

Please complete this application form and email it to: