Many UEA courses feature a placement or 'year in industry' option.

This gives students invaluable experience in the workplace, and is assessed as part of their degree. But it also gives businesses an excellent opportunity to source skilled researchers, or extra help on projects. Depending on your needs, you can recruit undergraduates, postgraduates or PhD students on placements. The arrangement often lasts between 9 and 14 months, and takes place in the penultimate year of their degree. Placement students are paid like regular employees and generally work full-time. A placement is an excellent way to inject fresh ideas and enthusiasm into your organisation, while identifying new talent.

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