Many UEA courses feature a placement or "year in industry" option. This provides students with invaluable experience in the workplace, and is assessed as part of their degree. But it is also an excellent opportunity for businesses who need 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 nine 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.


To discover how a placement can benefit your business, talk to us at placements@uea.ac.uk.

 

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