Students and postgraduates

There are a variety of placements that may be available to you while you're at the University of Sheffield. Whether you are looking for a short term placement over the summer or a year in industry, we can help you find the perfect scheme to help you gain the experience that will enhance your skills and employability.

On CampUS Placements

Take part in a 100 hour project-based placement with an academic or professional services department within the University.

Summer placements

Taking part in an placement programme during the summer can be a really useful way to gain real experience and help you develop your career goals, without interrupting your studies.

Placement year

Want to increase your employability, develop your personal and professional skills with the added bonus of a financial incentive? These are just some of the advantages of taking a Degree with Employment Experience.

Overseas placements

Undertaking a work placement overseas can result in increased self-confidence and greater awareness of other cultures and work practices. It enables you to be better equipped to work in a competitive, global economy.

Support for international students

As an international student you can find out more about your summer and year-long placement options here.

Postgraduate internships

We are on hand to offer help and ideas for postgraduates doing an internship as part of their course.

Find out more about the options available to you, as well as advice from the Careers Service and from other students within the university. 

Finding placements

Tips to help you find your placement

Applying for placements

Information and resources on how to apply

Funding options

Help on finding and securing funding 

Disability information

There may be issues you wish to find out more about and give some thought to.