Our application process is designed to give you a taste of what being on the programme will be like. The application process is challenging but enjoyable.
Applications for the NEF Class of 2016 have now closed. We will receive applications for the Class of 2017 on a rolling basis from 12th November 2015. The application deadline will be midnight on 11th February 2016.
What’s the process and timeline?
Our selection process consists of the following stages:
Step 1 – November to February: Online application form including a one page CV
Step 2 – November to February: A cover letter (max. 500 words) outlining why you want a place at NEF
Step 3 – November to February: A short video introduction
Step 4 – March: Assessment Centre
Step 5 – April: Final Panel Interview. Before attending an interview you will be asked to complete a numeracy and literacy test
Step 6 – May to July: Matchmaking interviews between host companies and candidates
When does the programme start?
The programme starts in early September. However, work placements may begin earlier subject to company and candidate availability.