Starting careers with experience

App for students

Swipe left or right in search or your perfect work experience match

Find out more with a single tap on an opportunity, including more about the employer, badges you can be awarded and a full opportunity description

Real-time updates on your application, including if you have been viewed or shortlisted

Refine your search by duration, types of work and where you can go for work experience

Full control including refine your search, setup your profile, view shortlisted opportunities and status of those you have applied for

What people are saying

…universities need to focus on employability … access to high quality work experience has a key role to play and we welcome the introduction of Placer and the benefits it will bring to our students.”

Mark Diggle, Director of Careers, Manchester Metropolitan University

…creation of short opportunities (giving) ‘work inspiration’ which many students need to help build their confidence for going for a longer term placement

Dr. Lindsey J. Munro, Faculty Lead for Employability (Science & Engineering)
Manchester Metropolitan University

…has the potential to break down barriers for students in accessing high-quality and impactful work experiences, while allowing employers to better meet and invest in their future workforce

Kelwyn Looi, Special Projects, Pearson

…attractive, simple and effective mobile app will help us reach a broader set of universities and widen student participation across the UK

Stephanie Bishop, Head of Graduate and Apprentice Recruitment, CapGemini

…I found the user experience from the employers perspective really easy and good to use

A first-time employer publisher

Employers signed up

Why is Placer different?

Not just an app, but a campaign

Blind screening to help level the diversity playing field

Delivering new types of work experiences

Taster days, shadowing, short projects on top of longer placements

Innovative app-based interface for students

Will attract national and international experiences

The go-to platform for employers to post work experience

Engaging private, third and public sector employers

Employers recruit from non traditional sources

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