Employability Placement Team

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We are the dedicated Year in Industry Placement Team, working alongside academic staff and the Careers Service to manage the Year in Industry placement process across all of the engineering departments. We support students throughout the placement application process as well as during their year on placement. We stay in regular contact with both students and employers to monitor progress, check on student well-being and to collate feedback.

To support your Year in Industry journey we offer:

  • Help with finding your industrial placement
  • Bookable CV and application sessions with the team & the careers advisers, with dedicated slots available for Year in Industry students
  • Regular updates on Year in Industry preparatory sessions & events
  • Provision of Year in Industry materials to support you with your continuous professional development during your placement year
  • Arranging to visit you whilst on placement
  • Regular support and monitoring throughout the year
  • A single point of contact for any enquiries or issues
  • Support with your return from placement

If you have a general question about placements or Year in Industry please email us:

engineering-placements@sheffield.ac.uk or call 0114 222 2160 / 07860 180686

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If you are an existing or potential employer of our students please contact:

Ben Short - Employability Placement Manager: b.w.short@sheffield.ac.uk
07860 180686