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Placements offer you the chance to gain work experience, increase your employability and boost your degree qualification.

Either as part of your degree programme or over summer, placements and internships offer you the chance to gain vital work experience, increase your employability, and enhance your ability to boost your degree qualification.

Josh and Sam both spent their placement year at Siemens Gamesa.

Josh Morablanco
Josh Morablanco
BA Marketing

“Hi I’m Josh Morablanco and I work for Siemens Gamesa in the Internal Communications Department. I’m currently studying at the Business School at Hull Uni. It’s helped me focus on what I want to do in the future.”

“The Centre for Professional Success offered support in applying for jobs, preparing for interviews and making sure our CV was perfectly written.


It’s been a fantastic opportunity, it’s really helped me develop and added extra value onto my course."
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Sam Fenton
Sam Fenton
BSc Supply Chain Management

“I’m Sam Fenton - I’m a student at the University of Hull, working at Siemens Gamesa. It’s been a great experience this placement year so far. I’ve learnt so much and I’ve had a lot of responsibility which has actually surprised me.

“We got a lot of support from the Centre for Professional Success, they basically had everything I needed to be prepared for (the placement).


I’ve really noticed a change in myself, I’m a lot more confident and I’ve really developed as a person. I’ve learnt way more than I ever expected to which has lead to me developing and I’m really looking forward to the future.”

Along with Siemens, our students have been offered placements at organisations such as the Government Economic Service, Disney, IBM, Sony, BMW, Bosch, Phillips 66, Intel, Siemens, Morgan Stanley, Jaguar Landrover.

Before, during and after your placement, our dedicated Centre for Professional Success provides every student with a high level of support. This extends beyond your time with us at the University. We also offer free online services where students can access a wealth of careers information and advice – such as job search; a CV Builder; interactive interview practice; weekly newsletters to keep you up-to-date – all designed to help you develop the skills to perform effectively throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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Josh and Sam at Siemens

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