Placement Year Careers Advice

Some choice careers advice if you’re doing a placement, or thinking about applying for one.

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Science Careers: Work as a Forensic Scientist

Read our career focus on working as a Forensic Scientist, with our top reasons to pursue this career path and how to find a forensic science internship.

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Five tips I Would Give To Any Student Starting Their Placement Year

Your university degree will provide you with theoretical knowledge that will be invaluable throughout your placement, but there are certain things that can only be learnt through working in an industry – or advice from someone who’s been there themselves!

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A Guide to Chemistry Placements & Internships

Want to make a difference every time you go to work? Get yourself a degree and lots of relevant chemistry work experience, and you could do just that...

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An Overview of Mechanical Engineering Placements & Internships

Put your career in the right gear with this essential guide to finding mechanical engineering placements and internships.

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Lessons from my Placement Year

In this guest blog, hear from a current student on the lessons they've learned during their placement year, and why they would recommend it to anyone.

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Sandwich Courses Explained

A sandwich course or sandwich year is another way of describing a placement. This is our guide, Sandwich Courses Explained, pointing out the differences between work experience schemes and actual sandwiches.

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The Pros and Cons of Doing a Placement Year

You've heard so much about them, but what are the advantages of doing a placement year? We've put together a list of pros and cons to help you decide if it's worth it.

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How to Write a Placement CV

Are you considering applying for a placement year? Read on for an expert guide and template for writing a placement CV.