Professional Training placements
Unique access to the world of work
Our Professional Training placements give you the opportunity to develop your professional, academic and personal potential, equipping you to be adaptable, resilient, globally minded, confident, entrepreneurial and digitally savvy in the workplace. These qualities are widely recognised by employers and a significant proportion of placement students at Surrey are offered graduate-level jobs or go onto further study.
Recognised as the Best University careers service
Our placements will help you gain confidence, maturity and knowledge, find a focus for your final year of study and test out a career path.
The University has an exceptional placement programme for its students and is renowned for working closely with the business community. In an increasingly competitive graduate jobs market, a degree from the University of Surrey opens doors.Alastair McCall, editor of The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide
Experience a placement first-hand
Find out what Sophie and Olivia gained from their placements at BMW and EA Games.
2,300+ placement partners
We partner with over 2,300 national and international businesses of all sizes and across all sectors. These include companies such as Oracle, Morgan Stanley and the Walt Disney Company.
Latest blog posts
My Placement year at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London so far.
Hi, I’m Hannah and I thought I would share an update on my placement year so far at the Mandarin Oriental...
My first six months on placement at the Students’ Union
Hi everyone, this is Ivy, a Media and Communication student currently on a placement at the Students’...