School of Earth and Environment

Year in Industry

The Year in Industry option is available between Years 2 and 3 of undergraduate study. Gaining valuable hands-on experience, before returning to complete your programme, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain a range of new and transferable skills. 

The School will provide guidance in setting up your work placement and will support you during this year.

Students who undertake the year in industry programme commonly receive attractive offers of employment upon graduation.

Placements are available in a wide range of sectors and employers.  In the past five years, students have worked for Arup, Asda, British Waterways, Environment Agency, Groundwork, Mott Macdonald, Panasonic, RSPB, Yorkshire Water, Unilever and Vauxhall.  

Take a look at some past students…..

Please also see previous students.

For information on placement opportunities, email placements(at)

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