Placement students can bring many advantages to your business, whatever its size. Students are work-ready with well-developed skills, and can add real value to your projects.
Taking placement students can also be an efficient recruitment solution as you may end up offering them a permanent graduate job. This can considerably reduce your recruitment costs and efforts.
Enquire about hiring placement students
Undergraduate or postgraduate students work with you on a fixed-term contract for up to a year in an area of your business that is relevant to their course.
In return for their work, we ask that you offer them development opportunities and the chance to take on some responsibility.
During their placement, students may need to complete academic work for their degree. This could be a piece of valuable research for your organisation. Students are also supported by us throughout their placement.
You can hire placements students across a wide range of subjects:
As we start to find our way out of the pandemic, now is the time to think about new talent to help future proof your recruitment.
Dynamic and practical, our students are excited to put their skills to use in the real world, and are doing so in many different ways.
The Pensions Regulator regularly offers placements to university students, where they experience working within the Frontline Regulation Directorate at its headquarters in Brighton.
Employers are continuing to benefit from successful work placements with University of Brighton students, despite the huge disruption caused by COVID-19.
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