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Journalism Trainee Scheme

The BBC’s Journalism Trainee Scheme (JTS) is the flagship journalism entry and training scheme run by the BBC Academy. Since 2007 we have recruited and trained scores of high-quality journalists, many of whom continue to work on high-profile programmes and in newsrooms across the BBC.

Journalism Trainee Scheme FAQs

Follow @BBCTrainees and #bbcjts for the latest news about the scheme and tips about making the best of your application

Extend: Hints and tips for disabled applicants.

Here's how to get your application for Extend just right and why you should not be put off if you feel that you may be too inexperienced or shy

What I'm looking for in a journalism trainee

Julian Joyce, Journalism Trainee Scheme manager, shares his hints and tips for applications.

Get In events

We're committed to apprenticeships and trainee schemes throughout the year. There will be lots of new opportunities across a variety of areas. So your career starts here!

Life on the Journalism Trainee scheme / Rhaglen Hyfforddi Newyddiaduriaeth

Welsh language placement trainee, Sion Pennar, shares his thoughts of the BBC Journalism Trainee scheme so far

Journalism Trainee Scheme 2015: Get In film and Q&A

Watch the film of our Get In event for prospective journalism trainees, and read the results of our Twitter Q&A

How to apply: BBC Careers site and hub

Find out how to apply for jobs, trainee schemes and apprenticeships at the BBC

BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme: advice from the class of 2013

We caught up with three members of the JTS 2013 to hear how they got on over the year and find out their top tips for potential applicants

Crossing continents with the BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme

The BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme can take you many places, but Thomas Martienssen went one step further: to one of the remotest inhabited islands in the world