Access our Students
Build a talent pipeline for your organisation by recruiting our students.
Whether it is a work placement, internship or short-term project, our talent can help your business to achieve positive results.
Over the 2020/21 academic year, more than 2,000 businesses benefitted from the resource, ideas and skills of over 4,000 student placements, including 1,258 sandwich placements.*
Reasons to employ our students
Recruiting our students has a number of benefits, including:
- a cost-effective way to access talent
- an opportunity to trial potential future employees
- adding ideas, new skills and the latest knowledge into your business
- access to specialist expertise and resources
- a great way to raise your profile as a prospective graduate employer.
We understand that the working landscape has shifted, and many employers are now able to offer virtual placement opportunities. A virtual placement offers flexibility to both the student and employer, and can be completed remotely from home, by communicating through online platforms. This enables you to reach a larger pool of talent, harness digital skills and access students from various geographical locations. For further information about setting up a virtual placement, review our guide.
Our international students
With more than 4,000 students from over 150 countries across the globe enrolling on courses throughout our campuses, we have a large pool of international talent that could make a real impact on your business. Equipped with language skills and knowledge of overseas business, our students possess intercultural awareness that enables them to identify new opportunities, build new contacts and achieve new commercial goals.
For further information, explore our guide to Employing International Students within the UK.
If you are an employer based overseas we have a dedicated team on-hand to support your journey to access NTU Talent.
Advertise for free
Our students have access to a bespoke platform, where they can explore and apply for your placement vacancies. Please get in touch with us and a member of our team will be in contact to support you in advertising your current and upcoming roles.
There are multiple ways you can engage directly with our students to promote your opportunities, including Job Fairs, webinars and pop-ups stands. To find out which activity would be most suitable for your business, visit our job fairs and events page.
* This represents an 8% increase in businesses, and 13% growth in overall placements (up 5% on sandwich placements) on the previous year, despite the global circumstances.