Placements and internships provide excellent opportunities to connect with different employers and gain experience in a range of sectors and roles. These opportunities can help you make informed career decisions and can lead to offers of future employment. The University is committed to supporting all students who wish to secure these opportunities.
A range of courses offer the opportunity to gain a placement as part of your course. Placements vary in length, from a few weeks to a full placement year. Find out more about the types of placements available and the courses which include these opportunities.
Find out more about a wide range of internships, including our exclusive University of Aberdeen paid internships programmes and how to connect with over 2000 internships, both part-time and full-time, advertised annually via CareerConnect.
Work shadowing gives you a great opportunity to gain an insight into a particular business or sector. It gives you experience for your CV and allows you to see if it’s the type of organisation for you. Find out more about the opportunities available exclusively for University of Aberdeen students.