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.

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Mohammed Hussain

BEng Mechanical Engineering 

Mohammed is a Mechanical Engineering student who worked as a Test Engineer at Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) for his placement year.

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Liliana Lauko

Engineering Student 

Liliana had the opportunity to spend her placement year in the design department of the Renault Formula One team, helping with the design process for circuit cars.

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Olanrewaju Nasiru

BEng Mechanical Engineering 

Olanrewaju Nasiru spent his placement year as a Manufacturing Engineer at Cummins Power System in Daventry.

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Martin Palmer 

BEng Mechanical Engineering

Martin Palmer undertook a placement as Undergraduate Engineer – Special Projects at Millbrook Proving Ground Ltd.

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Lewis Sherwood, Mechanical Engineering Placement student

Lewis Sherwood

BEng Mechanical Engineering

Lewis undertook a placement as a process and technical engineer at Arconic and now works for them part-time while he studies.

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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

Izabella Varnai, Automotive Engineering, Placement

Izabella Varnai

BEng Automotive Engineering

Izabella spent her placement year working for Toyota Motor Europe, in the Assembly Division for Vehicle Production Engineering.

Read about Izabella'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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