As a student, you have a variety of placement options to help you find something to suit your career plans. You could work for a multinational corporation overseas, a small to medium size business in the UK, or a start-up in the local area. Depending on the course you choose, you could do a research-focused placement, or work for a non-governmental organisation or charity.
Previously, students have completed placements at organisations9 like:
Banking and consultancy
- JP Morgan
Charity and non-governmental organisation (NGO)
- Cancer Research UK
- Great Ormond Street Hospital
- International Citizen Service (ICS)
- Unicef UK
Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and retail
- Hello Fresh
- Innocent Drinks
Pharmaceutical and Science
- African Lion and Environmental Trust (ALERT)
- ASL laboratories
- European Parliament
- House of Commons
- Metropolitan Police
Tech and Design
On placement you'll get the opportunity to work with other employees or volunteers, helping you to build valuable professional connections. They could help you with your future career by giving you references for job applications.
If you work really hard and impress your employer it may even lead to a full-time job when you graduate.