Industrial Placement Year: meet the team

The Faculty of Engineering has a dedicated team who work alongside departments and the Careers Service to provide advice and support for all students undertaking the Industrial Placement Year.

The four ladies from the Placement team stand together outside The Diamond building in Sheffield.
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The team supports students through the placement application process, as well as during the placement year itself. We act as a regular point of contact for students before, during and after their industry placement, as well as liaising with industry partners who employ our students.

Support for students

If you are a student undertaking the Industrial Placement Year we offer the following support:

  • Signposting to year in industry vacancies
  • 1-1 appointments with the year in industry team
  • Tailored events for students seeking a placement year
  • Preparatory sessions and events for students starting their placement year
  • Pastoral care while on placement including the arrangements for your mid-year placement tutor visit
  • Support and monitoring whilst on placement
  • Administration support for the assessment of your industrial placement year programme

If you have any questions please email engineering-placements@sheffield.ac.uk

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