The Year in Employment Placement Programme is an opportunity for organisations to attract our high-calibre students on placement for up to 12 months as part of their degree.
Appointing a placement student from the University of Southampton will provide your organisation with benefits like:
Working with a motivated student with a fresh perspective to your business
An opportunity to scout future potential and create a talent pipeline
A flexible low-cost recruitment solution for up to 12 months
The support of a dedicated Placements Team
I completed a placement year myself so I really understand the value in it for a student. The hands-on work experience cannot compare to studies as it requires completely different skill sets. I can’t recommend it enough. I also couldn’t be happier with our current University of Southampton placement student.
We seek placements from all business sectors and sizes. Whether you’re a small start-up looking to hire your first placement student or an experienced recruiter looking to fill numerous roles, we have the expertise to support you throughout the placement process.
In order for a placement to be eligible for the Year in Employment, it must:
If you would like to promote a placement to our students, please upload your vacancy to our MyCareer Jobs Board. This is the most effective way to promote your opportunity to our students. Registration is free and see our vacancy guide & policy for further details.
We would be more than happy to speak with you if you wish to discuss your placement opportunity with us and the ways in which we can help you. If you are new to placements, please read the "New to offering placements?" document in the Useful Downloads section.
Once a placement has been approved and the student starts with you, we ask that you:
We can support you before, during and after the placement in numerous ways including:
For organisations new to placements, please read our "New to offering placements?" document.
If you would like to speak with us about placements, please contact us on:
Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 3501