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Employability

Work Placements

Over 95% of undergraduate degrees offer a work placement, helping to prepare you for success after graduation. Gain real-world experience while you study.

At Brunel, we have an award-winning placement team who are dedicated to supporting you throughout your placement search.

With over 95% of our courses offering a placement, we give you the opportunity to gain invaluable work experience alongside your degree. There are many benefits to doing a placement. A placement can allow you to: 

  • Increase your chance at securing a role.
  • Discover what you really enjoy in the world of work.
  • Earn money if you decide to do a paid placement.
  • Gain new perspectives on your career choices.
  • Develop key employability skills.

Please take a look at some of the companies that our students have completed their work placements at in previous years.

Build you skills and experience

Whether it’s a free online course, video tutorials, mobile apps or online volunteering roles, there are many different options for you build your skills and experience throughout university.

As a Brunel student you have free, unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, a vast online skills development platform with courses in creative, technology and business skills – all taught by industry experts.

Taking on a new challenge with Brunel Volunteers is a great way to boost your employability and learn first hand about industry, showing employers that you are proactive, adaptable and motivated.

Exploring programmes like READY and Brunel Plus can also teach new skills like confidence and communication, as well as help build your network.

Brunel students can also develop skills by learning a language for free.

For tailored guidance on what would be the most productive use of your time, book an appointment with your careers consultant. They will be able to suggest the best options for your depending on your interests, strengths, or career aims.

Who Do You Want To Be

Work while you study

Earn money and gain valuable work experience alongside your studies.

If you want to earn money and gain valuable work experience while studying, our Job Shop will help you find part-time opportunities on and off campus.

If you’re looking for part-time jobs off-campus, you’ll find a whole range of vacancies advertised on our Jobs Board.

This includes seasonal, casual or course-related work experience to fit around your studies.

Find out about paid part-time opportunities on campus through our Job Shop

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