Alumni

Student work placements: bringing real benefits to your organisation

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Could you offer a work placement to a Nottingham student? 

As one the UK's most targeted universities by graduate employers, students at the University of Nottingham have become renowned for their creativity, tenacity and can-do attitude. We are connecting with a variety of employers and organisations to provide our students with a range of work experience, all of which can bring benefits to your business. 

We offer a range of placement and internship opportunities alongside detailed careers guidance, equipping our students with the skills to compete in the graduate jobs market. Find out more about each scheme below: 

 

Social Sciences Placement Schemes

If you can offer virtual placements or in-person placements to current undergraduate or postgraduate Social Sciences students please complete the form below and we'll be in touch.

Timings: We welcome placement offers of any type or duration throughout the year and can be flexible to your needs.

Sectors: We invite offers from all sectors, however, our social sciences students are particularly interested in gaining work experience in the following areas:

  • Charities and Third Sector organisations
  • Consultancies
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Environmental organisations
  • Market Research and Polling agencies
  • Political Organisations
  • Pressure and lobby groups

 

 

 

Arts and Humanities Placement Schemes

We offer a range of placement options to students from our Faculty of Arts. These include placements which form part of a specific taught module, or more extra-curricular options.

Timings: We welcome placement offers of any type or duration throughout the year, however we are also seeking organisations who can support our module-based placements from March 2023 onwards. 

Sectors: We invite offers from all sectors, however arts and humanities students are particulalry interested in gaining work experience in the following areas:

  • Film, TV and Radio
  • Museum and Heritage
  • Marketing and PR
  • Libraries and Archives
  • Communications
  • Hospitality
  • Third Sector

 

 

 

 

 

    What our students can do for your organisation:
  • Enhance your organisation with new ideas, fresh enthusiasm and up-to-date technical skills
  • Complete projects that may have been postponed due to a lack of resource
  • Recruiting students into your organisation is a good way to raise your profile in graduate recruitment networks
  • You can use the work experience period as an extended interview for potential future recruits

Register your placement opportunity above, or get in touch with our team for an informal chat via givingtime@nottingham.ac.uk

 

 

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