Benefits to employers

Hundreds of companies all over the world have found the University of Surrey's renowned professional training programme offers unrivalled opportunities.

Professional Training placements are not only beneficial for the students but they also provide the employers with a wealth of new opportunities.

Read below to see what our employers have to say or contact the University to find out more about becoming a Professional Training student employer.

"Enterprise Rent-A-Car is one of the largest recruiters in the UK and as such recruits from a wide range of degree disciplines. Over the years we have built a close working relationship with the University of Surrey. Services that the Faculties, Students' Union and Careers Centre provide along with the academic tradition of the University have allowed Enterprise Rent-A-Car to recruit top quality graduates with proven academic ability tied in with the necessary soft skills that are required to be successful in business."

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

"We have an annual intern programme and regularly employ students from Surrey because we find them to be of a consistently high standard, both from a technical view point and personally."

Qualcomm Europe

"We find the students at University of Surrey are very keen to attend career events, study relevant subjects at the University and often have a good business knowledge. We have currently employed a placement student studying at the University in our Farnham office. This student has added value to our organisation and gained some excellent experience with a number of departments."

Grant Thornton UK

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