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Placements

Our postgraduate placements are designed to help you recognise the breadth of your potential and highlight future opportunities.

About our placements

Each placement involves a discrete project at an external organisation for which the postgraduate researcher acts as a specialist consultant. The placements are delivered in partnership with a wide range of employers from small local businesses to multinational organisations. 

We generally offer two types of placement:

  • part-time projects, up to 200 hours, for a period of 3-6 months.
  • full-time 3 month internships.

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  • Let us know what kind of projects interest you.
  • Receive emails highlighting vacancies relevant to your skills and experience.
 

 

Current Vacancies

  • Customer Journey Mapping Marketing Project
    Application closing date: 29 May 2022
    Location: Derby East Midlands United Kingdom
    A positive and successful experience is key to attracting and retaining clients in any industry. We want to ensure that we keep our high standards and are looking to work with a postgraduate to deliver a client journey mapping project with us. You will be using your research and analytical skills to help us understand our client experiences and to develop the insights into improvement strategies. This work is vital to our success and will play a key part in planning for the long term.
  • Digital Strategy and Process Mapping Project
    Application closing date: 29 May 2022
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    We are a leading provider of ingredients and equipment to the brewing industry and are a knowledge intensive business working with the University on a number of knowledge exchange programmes. We are looking to undertake a vital piece of work in developing a digital strategy and are looking to work with a talented postgraduate to develop and build an interactive process map and provide recommendations on efficiencies and improvements.
  • Marketing Development Project
    Application closing date: 29 May 2022
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    If you are passionate about marketing and eager to put your skills to practical use then this placement could be just right for you. Working with one of the UKs leading filter manufacturers to support us in developing marketing and media strategies to grow our business and markets will give you valuable experience and give us the benefit of your skills and experiences to support our growth.
  • Lean Process Mapping and Development Project
    Application closing date: 29 May 2022
    Location: Mansfield East Midlands United Kingdom
    Utilising lean methodologies and process mapping, you will work with an aerospace engineering supplier looking to enhance its productivity and increase efficiencies in its precision machine shop. If you want to feel empowered to suggest and enable improvements and have the Lean knowledge and skills to deliver them, this could be the placement for you.
  • Web and Social Media Marketing Architect
    Application closing date: 29 May 2022
    Location: Tibshelf East Midlands United Kingdom
    We are looking to work with a bright postgraduate to help us develop our messaging and our presence so that we can get our innovative materials in front of manufacturers, engineers and decision makers to help increase interest and take up of our new products. We are specialists and have developed a range of full recyclable alternatives to wood and fibreglass, these new materials have the potential to drastically change the way manufacturers and engineers operate.
  • Market Research Analyst
    Application closing date: 22 May 2022
    Location: United Kingdom
    Gain experience and make an impact utilising your market analysis skills with a global business. This placement is designed to allow you to enhance your cv whilst completing your Masters studies at the Nottingham University Business School. You will enjoy using your excellent research skills and business acumen to help this growing international organisation.
  • Marketing and Media Specialist
    Application closing date: 22 May 2022
    Location: Mansfield East Midlands United Kingdom
    We are a specialist machining and engineering business looking to work with a marketing or business postgraduate to support the development of our branding to optimise our approaches to marketing and media. As a marketing and media specialist you will work with us to support our growth and increasing brand presence.
  • New Product Market Research Project
    Application closing date: 29 May 2022
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    We are pivoting our business into new markets and are eager to work with a bright and talented researcher to help us make some key business decisions around a new range of products we have developed. This critical research will help us shape our business and provide vital information to help us to succeed. If this sounds like a challenge that you would relish we are eager to hear from you.

 

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