Placer for students
Work experience will open doors and create opportunities for you, which is why we’ve launched Placer. The Placer concept is unique and is revolutionising work experience for students – it is the only work experience platform that brings together an extensive network of employers and universities/colleges and promotes their work experience opportunities to students like you through a free app.
And Placer is easy to use. Simply create a profile with a personal statement outlining your education, training and any existing experience, and start finding work experience opportunities based on industry, role type, duration and location, now.
Economics student, Manchester Metropolitan University
Economics student, Psychology and Education student at Manchester Met
Economics student, Psychology student Manchester Met
How does Placer work for students?
To improve your chances of finding the perfect job once you've graduated, you need to develop word-ready skills alongside your studies. But finding work experience opportunities isn't always easy. We have an answer ... Placer
If your university has signed up to Placer, you can use the free Placer app to browse the work experience opportunities generated by your university, alongside a whole load of others curated by Placer. And, who knows, if your work experience goes well, you might just have connected with your employer of the future.
Set yourself up on the Placer app
Browse work experience opportunities
Review you placements and receive feedback
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