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.

Birmingham City University, Music Technology, Placement student

Deepali Mistry

BSc (Hons) Music Technology

Deepali has kick-started a career in sound engineering for theatre after shadowing a Sound Engineer at the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Read about Deepali's placements

Birmingham City University, Visual Effects Placement, School of Computing and Digital Technology

Beatriz Teixeira

BSc (Hons) Visual Effects

Beatriz has been working as a Visual Effects Artist on a secret project for a UK charity. Her placement has helped her realise her dream to become a Visual Effects Supervisor.

Read about Beatriz' placement

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William Holmes

BSc Computer Networks

Computer Networks student William Holmes spent his placement at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as a Networking Intern.

Read about William's placement

Aksa Computing Student Story

Aksa Saleem

BSc Computer Networks and Security

Computer Networks and Security student Aksa Saleem spent her placement as an IT Compliance and Desktop Support Engineer.

Read about Aksa's placement

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Fraser Camp

BSc Film Production Technology

Film Production Technology student Fraser Camp spent his placement at Pinewood MBS Lighting working in the repairs department.

Read about Fraser's placement

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Tammy Yeshua 

BSc Computer Science

Tammy Yeshua is a Computer Science student who spent her year in industry at IBM. Her role helped her build upon her technical and personal skills. 

Read about Tammy's placement

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Casey Cox

BSc (Hons) Music Technology

Music Technology student Casey Cox spent his placement at The Cloud One Group working in the operations team.

Read about Casey's placement

Aimee Dowell

BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering Production

Aimee completed three software engineering internships at organisations including Music Tribe and InMusic.

Read about Aimee's placement year

Computing student placement story

Simran Heer

BSc Business Information Technology

Simran Heer spent her year-long placement as an IT Business Analyst at Domino’s Pizza UK and Ireland Ltd.

Read about Simran's placement

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Alex Fogg

BSc Digital Media Technology

Digital Media Technology student Alex Fogg spent his placement year working as a Web Developer and Business Analyst for Xerox.

Read about Alex's placement

Bayram Abassi - student placement

Bayram Abassi

BSc Computer Science

Computer Science student, Bayram Abassi, spent his year in industry working as a Technical Support Specialist for SOTI Mobile device management solution MobiControl.

Read about Bayram's placement

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Lukmon Adebesin

BSc Business Information Technology

Lukmon worked as an IT Operation Analyst for Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix. While on his placement the team won the Formula 1 World Championship.

Read about Lukmon's placement

Computer Games Technology Student Placement

Daniel Hind

BSc Computer Games Technology

Computer Games Technology student Daniel Hind is working as a Code Intern at Rebellion. This is a traditional C++ games industry programming role.

Read about Daniel's placement

Zan Zver DevOps Placement at BCU

Zan Zver

BSc Computer and Data Science

Computer and Data Science student Zan Zver is working as a Trainee DevOps at Blueberry Consulting, a mix of web development and operations.

Read about Zan's placement

Sam Lovesey, placement, Digital Media Computing

Sam Lovesey

BSc Digital Media Computing

Sam spent his placement year as a Web and Content Assistant in the Marketing and Communications team here at Birmingham City University.

Read about Sam's placement

Nadia Nadeem placement profile

Nadia Nadeem

BSc Computer Games Technology

Nadia landed a placement with Microsoft games studio, Rare. Her gaming passion along with her degree, created a platform for her to take that first step into working as a games developer.

Read about Nadia'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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