Student Placements

In a competitive jobs market, extra work experience can really help you stand out from the crowd. More and more employers expect students to have substantial working experience, and a placement can significantly enhance your CV.

Placement student, Birmingham City University, Civil Engineering

Mohamed Kamara

BEng Civil Engineering

Mohamed spent one year with Dyer & Butler as a Setting Out Student Engineer on a highways project in Brighton.

Read about Mohamed's experience

Anais Carson Mee, Building Surveying, Birmingham City University

Anais Carson-Mee

BSc Building Surveying

Anais tells us about the range of work experience and placement opportunites she has undertaken while studying.

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David Tenkoramah

BSc Quantity Surveying

David Tenkoramah spent his placement year at global consultancy Turner & Townsend working as a Trainee Cost Manager.

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Ali Sharif

BSc Quantity Surveying

Quantity Surveying student Ali Sharif spent his placement as an Intern Assistant Project Manager in the Highways Department.

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Zuzana Muckova

BSc Property Development and Planning

Zuzana had the opportunity to take a placement in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic.

Read about Zuzana's experience

CEBE placement profile

Megan Downes

BSc Property Development and Planning

Megan was part of a virtual work placement week with real estate advisory business Gerald Eve LLP.

Read about Megan's experience

Reece Blakesley

BSc Construction Management

Reece studies BSc (Hons) Construction Management and enrolled onto the Erasmus Exchange programme, enabling him to experience studying in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Read about Reece's experience

Sean Doyle

BSc Construction Management

Sean spent his placement year working on a refurbishment project with McLaughlin & Harvey.

Read about Sean's experience

Abdo-Malek Abdorab

BEng Civil Engineering

Abdo-Malek spent a year working at ATKINS, a world-leading design, engineering, and project-management consultancy, for his placement year.

Read about Abdo-Malek's placement

The Employability Team

The Computing, Engineering, and the Built Environment (CEBE) Employability Team supports students to gain internships and placements in roles related to their course in order to improve their employability when they complete their degree.

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