University of York students from across a variety of academic disciplines are able to undertake a placement year as part of their degree. We are keen to work with local, national and international employers that have the need to access talent and skills that can be adapted into placement year opportunities.
To discuss your opportunities please contact email@example.com
The University of York offers research-led, high-quality teaching with an international profile and strong links with business. We develop intelligent, entrepreneurial and highly employable graduates. Placement students provide tangible benefits to your organisation through their versatility, skills and enthusiasm. A placement student can also provide the added benefit of promoting your company, and your ethos, to the next generation of the workforce.
Benefits to your business include:
The University has excellent links with industry and a strong grasp of industry priorities. Our aim is to reduce the effort and cost usually required during the selection process via a comprehensive service which covers:
We are here to make the process of recruiting a placement student as simple as possible so please do get in touch if we can support you in any way. For more information visit Careers' Employers placement webpages.
Careers & Placements
Placement Year (University wide)
- Lucy Brookes
Department of Biology
- Phil Lang
01904 32 8558
School for Business and Society
Department of Chemistry
- Dr Brian Grievson
01904 32 4543
Department of Computer Science
- Luke Bryant
01904 32 5577
Department of Environment and Geography
- Angela Purdham
School of Physics, Engineering and Technology
- Beth Medley - Physics
- Samadham Patil - Electronic Engineering