Industrial placements and graduate recruitment

All of our degree programmes offer the option of a 12 month placement in industry.

In 2013, 96% of our graduates (who were available for work) were in employment or further study within six months of graduating. We are recognised as one of the leading institutions educating a diverse range of talented graduates. 

Completing a work placement is a vital part of improving student employability, our students have undertaken placements in more than 50 companies, including: 

  • Renishaw Diagnostics
  • Unilever
  • Simbec Orion
  • Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
  • Indoor Biotechnologies
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Eurofins Agroservices
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Fulcrum Direct
  • Microbial Developments Ltd

Host a placement

If you are interested in hosting a professional training year student please contact:

Ian Horton

Ian Horton

Innovation and Partnership Officer

Email:
hortonir@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 9040

Work experience

If you are interested in offering short-term work experience please contact: