Newcastle Work Experience is a paid, flexible work experience programme providing undergraduate and postgraduate students with the opportunity to undertake challenging project-based placements within Newcastle University and North East businesses.
There are two programmes:
Placements are available across a wide range of disciplines including business management, marketing, IT, engineering and laboratory assistance.
During each year you can complete only one term-time and one summer placement. Unsuccessful applicants are free to apply for further advertised NWE placements.
'I couldn’t have asked for a better placement. In this current climate, you need more than your degree to get noticed by employers. NWE can equip you with essential skills and knowledge needed for your chosen field.'
Rosemary Wowk – Digital Communications Assistant, Pickle Jar Communications
'My NWE placement has been an enriching, rewarding experience that has provided me with a useful approach to professional life and a better idea of my professional goals.'
Ana Pividal – Spanish Summer School Coordinator, Success4All
'Newcastle Work Experience gave me the opportunity to work within a small business and make an impression immediately'
Charlie Wells – Business Development Assistant, Food Safety Assist
View all current placement opportunities.
Our guide to the NWE application process gives you useful hints and tips on making a successful application.
We strongly recommend that you call in to the Careers Service for a 15 minute drop-in appointment with an information officer or CV adviser to review your application before submitting it.
Please note – you must be eligible to work in the UK during your studies before applying for a NWE placement. International students can visit the UKCISA website for information on working in the UK during your studies.
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