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Benefits of Placement

Placements provide students with:

  • Working knowledge and experience. Valuable work experience in a relevant business area and the chance to develop a range of work related skills demanded by graduate employers which will dramatically enhance overall employability
  • The opportunity to put academic theory to practice and apply textbook learning
  • Creation of a network of industry contacts and subsequent job opportunities
  • An insight into a particular career and future job opportunities thus enabling students to make informed career choices
  • Personal as well as professional development including self-confidence, self-discipline and responsibility
  • Experience of job application and adapting to workplace culture within a supported environment.


Recent Placement Opportunities Included:

  • Allstate (Chicago, Belfast)
  • Amadeus (Madrid)
  • Aviva (Dublin)
  • KPMG (Belfast and Luxembourg)
  • JP Morgan (London)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (UK)
  • Citi (Paris)
  • Axa Insurance (Bristol and Dublin)
  • Mercer (Belfast and Leeds)
  • Civil Service NI