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Placements, internships and insight days

Gaining work experience during your time at university is crucial to ensuring that you stand out to employers, gain transferable skills and build your confidence within the workplace.

Please note, Careers do not endorse unpaid placements of more than four weeks. If you are considering an unpaid Placement of any kind, please book an appointment with a Careers Adviser to discuss your options.

Types of placements

Take a look at our resource which describes the different types of placements available to you.

Also useful is the Rate my Placement’s Your Guide to Placements, Internships and Insights which provides information on what is involved and how to apply.

Virtual and in person careers fairs and events

Many graduate employers are offering students the opportunity to network with them at either In Person or virtual events.  Take a look at some of the opportunities on offer, we recommend that students look at those virtual opportunities that are free to those who wish to participate.

View the latest Virtual and In Person Careers fairs and events  we have found through our searches.

Please note that these opportunities have been sourced by external websites, not with the employer. You should decide for yourself if you  want to apply for them, but Careers staff can help you with applications.

The Aspire Programme and Work Related Learning team

Now more than ever, it’s important to gain experience in your chosen field that aligns with your career aspirations. The Aspire Programme will accelerate your professional journey and allow you to stand out to prospective employers. With support from the Work-Related Learning team, a diverse range of dynamic opportunities will kick-start your professional journey as you continue your studies.

Careers vacancy portal

Our careers vacancy portal advertises opportunities throughout the year – take a look now to see what is available.  Current Edge Hill students should log in using your student number and normal Edge Hill password.