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Science and Technology work placements

Work placements are a great way to boost your employability and gain practical experience. As well as being a great way to put your skills to the test and help you stand out when competing for graduate jobs.

To enhance your work experience, we offer an optional placement in industry, the length of this varies across our courses and could be anywhere from a year long, 6-12 months or a shorter work placement of between 10-15 weeks.

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Kieran talks about his placement opportunities

How do I find a placement?

You’ll be responsible for finding your own placement. We’ll support you in preparation for this with our teams who can help you plan and develop your CV and applications, and undertake practice interviews.

Are you an employer looking to recruit our student talent or advertise your vacancies?

"Eric Wright Civil Engineering can offer a ‘real work environment’ for students studying either civil engineering or related courses and is a market leading civil engineering contractor in the Lancashire and North West region. We enjoy working with UCLan and their students as they are enthusiastic and have a good level of knowledge from their studies which translates well when they begin work on our complex civil engineering projects."

Gavin Hulme, Operations Director, Eric Wright Civil Engineering Lt
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