Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students
   
   
  

Work experience and volunteering

Work experience gives you the skills and experience that will allow you to stand out to potential employers and is a crucial part of becoming 'workplace-ready'.

It helps to develop your teamwork, communication and leadership skills, and helps to differentiate you from other candidates by making you more employable. 

27% of graduate-level jobs with leading graduate employers are filled by candidates who have previously completed an internship or placement with that employer. 

Internships and placements

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Find out about your internship and placement options and making the most of your experience

Sources of vacancies

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Where to look for vacancies and making speculative applications

 
Nottingham Internship Scheme

Nottingham Internship Scheme

Paid internships for students and graduates around the East Midlands and further out

Nottingham Consultancy Challenge

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Get great consultancy experience with local organisations

 

Digital Marketing Academy Digital Marketing Academy

Be inspired, build knowledge and gain experience to help you get into digital marketing

Optional Placement Year

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Find out how to organise work experience placement as part of your current course 

 
Postgraduate Placement Scheme

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Find out about the range of placement open exclusively for our postgraduate students

Part-time work

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Boost your CV and wallet while at University 

 
Volunteering

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Volunteering options are virtually endless – what will you do?

Extracurricular activities

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Get involved on campus and in the local community and make the most of university life

 
Become a global graduate

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Give an international element to your CV to impress employers

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Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679
email: careers-team@nottingham.ac.uk