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
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/college has signed up to Placer, you can use the free Placer app to browse the work experience opportunities generated by your university/college, 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 your placements and receive feedback
8TH JANUARY 2019
Have a look at our video to see how students search and view opportunities posted by employers via the Placer app. You can see how with a simple swipe students can quickly review exciting opportunities from employers and how they can set a range of criteria, including type of role and location, to target their search. Watch the video here on Vimeo. Please get in touch if you would like to d..
20TH NOVEMBER 2018
I am Yushi Chen, a graduate student at Cass Business School in MSc Management. During the last term, I applied to join the Cass bespoke Corporate Responsibility project to complete my dissertation with a work placement. And that’s how I met Placer, spending a demanding yet rewarding two months of the year. At the time I joined Placer, the team was seeking partnership and engagement with ..
15TH MAY 2018
It is hard to remember a time in higher education when work experience wasn't important. Placements and internship provision have become a normal part of the university landscape and employers say that evidence of work experience is a crucial component of any successful application. Each year, the Institute of Student Employers’ membership survey shows an increase in the number of ..