"Working for Airbus was a fantastic opportunity for me and if I hadn’t been a student at Surrey – which has such a great reputation for Professional Training – I would not have been able to get this placement."
"My course, projects and Professional Training year have given me the confidence, as well as engineering and business awareness, to successfully start a career. I understand now what it means to be an engineer."
"The Professional Training year was a big factor in my decision to study at Surrey and I would recommend taking up this option to anyone looking to study my subject. Getting a taste of the graduate world whilst you are still a student is so worthwhile."
"My placement provided me with an interesting insight into how the world of IT consulting works and helped me to confirm that this is the career path I want to follow"
"My time at National Instruments was an invaluable aid to my career prospects. Having the job security provided by my placement experience made the rest of my time at university much more enjoyable and far less stressful."
"My confidence increased tenfold during my Professional Training year and I’ve become much more driven, which has led to an improved work ethic for my final year."
"I would definitely recommend a Professional Training placement. It's a great asset to have a year of professional experience under your belt before you graduate."