In the current job market, employers are looking for more than a great degree. You also need to demonstrate key skills for the workplace.
Many schools in the faculty run academic modules with placements built in. Additionally, the faculty runs an exclusive placements programme of term-time opportunities for both undergraduates and postgraduates across all years of study:
From mid-June 2021, the Faculty of Social Sciences will be offering a paid placement programme exclusively to undergraduate students from widening participation backgrounds.
We have over 100 placements available each year. These opportunities run one day a week during term-time and easily fit around your academic timetable. All placements completed give students 10 credits towards the Nottingham Advantage Award.
Many schools offer accredited placements programmes, including:
If you would like to take a year out in industry, you can add an optional placement year onto most of our undergraduate courses. This will be included on your degree certificate and comprehensive support is provided by your school and the Careers and Employability Service. You will be supervised throughout the year and your supervisor will visit you at work.
A placement could take you somewhere extraordinary over your vacation, with previous opportunities in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, the USA, Italy, France, Hungary and Germany.
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