Placements and work experience

Placements are open to all students in the department.

Student takes photo of wind turbines and flood defences on Dutch coast

Urban Studies and Planning MPlan

Short placements and work experience can take place in level 2 and level 3 during Summer and Easter time. 

Students can undertake a year long placement in either level 2 or level 3. Support is given for you to secure your own opportunities as well as apply for those secured by the department.

Although placements are usually 2 weeks long in each year, with a total of 4 weeks at the end of the year we encourage students to look for as much as experience as possible.

Urban and Regional Planning MSc

Optional placements for MSc Urban and Regional Planning students take place during vacation periods, these usually last 1-2 weeks. Support is given for you to secure your own opportunities or apply for those secured by the department.

Opportunities for all students

There are plenty of other opportunities available to students in the department, including:

Internships and work experience

The Placements team are dedicated to communicating exciting opportunities such as summer internships, work experience and graduate jobs to students, no matter which of our courses they study.

Degree with employment experience

Undergraduate students have the chance to take a year out in a relevant industry of their choice. We advertise these opportunities when they arise. 

Work placement experience

Watch MSc Urban and Regional Planning student Spencer on his work placement at CODA Planning in Sheffield:

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