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Placements and work experience

A placement is time spent in a workplace, doing supervised work, during your studies or shortly after graduation. You might see placements advertised as ‘internships’, ‘work experience’, or ‘volunteering’, as different organisations use different terms. What’s most important is that you choose an opportunity that interests you, and will help you develop skills future employers value.

I wouldn’t have secured either of my internships without the experience I gained from the Digital Marketing Academy and the support of the Careers and Employability Service.

Olivia Taylor

Theology and Religious Studies graduate

Subject specific placement programmes

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Please note the above list of subject specific opportunties is a sample of placements we offer at the University of Nottingham. If you would like to find out if your course has a placement option, please visit your dedicated course page in our prosepctus, or make an enquiry with out team.

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