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School announces partnership with Deloitte Consulting Switzerland

23 October 2015

Cardiff Business School and Deloitte Consulting Switzerland are pleased to announce a new partnership to provide a number of student placement opportunities.

Nick Davies, Managing Partner of Deloitte Consulting, and Nathan Jones, Director of Deloitte Consulting, are both Cardiff University Alumni and demonstrate the value of the alumni network in bringing opportunities to current students.

The 1-year Placement Programme will provide 10 students with the opportunity to gain valuable hands on work experience with Deloitte in Zurich.

Successful candidates will take on roles in management consultancy in areas such as Finance Consulting, Strategy & Operations Consulting, Human Capital, Actuarial & Advanced Analytics (AAA) or Technology Consultancy. They will benefit from working with a leading global company to develop their professional skills and experiences, contributing to their future employability.

The placements will run from September 2016 to August 2017, providing an attractive salary and support to find suitable accommodation and manage the logistics of living abroad. At the end of the placement, the best student will receive a scholarship to study for an MA in Strategy & International Management at Switzerland’s St. Gallen University.

Prior to commencing the placement year the successful candidates will also be provided with the opportunity to attend a bespoke Cardiff University Languages for All German course.

Alex Hicks, Cardiff Business School Placement Manager, said: “This is a fantastic new partnership between the School and a major business network which provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and set them on the path to future career success. We are committed to providing our students with a wide range of practical work experience and placement opportunities, recognising the importance of practical experience in a competitive jobs market.”

For information on the application process and to discuss the new placements please contact Alex Hicks.