Our students and graduates

Taking a Nottingham Trent University student on placement or internship, or recruiting a graduate, is a great investment for your business. We will work with you to help you find, recruit and retain the right student or graduate for your organisation.

Seven reasons to employ a student or graduate

You'll gain:

  • extra resource to help grow your business
  • fresh ideas and a new perspective to help solve a business challenge
  • the latest skills and knowledge, which you may not have within your business
  • a development opportunity for existing team members to line manage
  • specialist skills and knowledge to help you innovate and develop products and services
  • an opportunity to 'trial' future employees to see if they'll fit in
  • the chance for you to help an individual launch their career.

How can you work with our students for a fixed period?

Placements and internships are an easy and cost-effective way to get talent into your business for a fixed period of time. 

  • Year-long sandwich placements: usually 36 or 48 weeks but could be longer or shorter depending on your requirements.
  • Short placements - anything from a week upwards, perhaps to address a particular project. Includes summer and graduate internships.
  • Academic-led projects: students work with an NTU academic to help solve your particular business challenge.

Find out more about recruiting our students by downloading our placements guide PDF icon and our frequently asked questions PDF icon .

Contact us

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2189

Placement Student
Working with NTU over the past decade has been great for us. We've proven that you don't have to be a big company to offer placements.
Rob Weldon, Director, Acorn Contemporary Textiles
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