Category: placements

All things UROP and placements.

My 12-month industrial placement at Ilika

Batteries

Written by James Counter, final year Integrated Master’s Chemistry student. For Part 3 I undertook a 12-month industrial placement at Ilika®, where I worked on thin film solid state batteries as part of the Stereax testing and characterisation team. What made you choose a placement option? I remember being distinctly unsure about doing a placement …

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Careers with social impact

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There is a well-trodden path to the career service with students sharing how they aspire to make a difference with their choice of career. This is a truly admirable statement, but often leads to plenty of soul searching to work out precisely how they want to make that difference and the answer to this often …

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How to succeed in Law: 10 practical tips for new lawyers

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Written by Ali Panchoo, experienced Senior Marketing Executive and content writer at Qredible.co.uk with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry. Law is in practice for decades all over the world. The United States has the most number of laws in the world. Moreover, new rules and regulations are always put in …

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Apply for GORS sandwich year analytical placements!

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The Government Operational Research Service (GORS) 2021/22 sandwich placement student application process is now open! GORS are pleased to announce that 9 government departments are now offering the opportunity for talented numerate students, to undertake analytical roles before their final year. The following departments will be offering year-long placements: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), …

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Careers and Placements Fair 2020

The Careers and Placements Fair is the University’s biggest Careers event in the academic calendar. With over 50 organisations attending, including Discover Financial Services, Deloitte, EY, Gartner, Safety Revolution, The University of Law, Molecular Devices and so much more – this is an event you do not want to miss. The fair takes place on …

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