The Micro-Placements Programme


The Micro-Placements Programme provides an opportunity for students to take on exciting projects and gain real life experience to enhance their core employability skills and explore different career options.



How to get involved 

Please complete an Expression of Interest form or email us below for further infomation: 

Important dates
Benefits to getting involved 
  • Be part of the competitive process where you will receive exclusive training and constructive feedback
  • Gain concise insight into a particular sector which may not be a traditional career path for your degree
  • Increase your employability prospects
  • Enhance and develop your commercial awareness and soft skills
  • Develop your confidence and resilience
  • Build a network of industry contacts
  • Project manage at an early stage whilst benefiting a company at the forefront of business
  • Get a supervision and mentoring during your Micro-Placement
  • Gain experience that will allow you to be able to stand out in applications and interviews for internships and graduate schemes
  • Do it over the summer so it is convenient for you.
When does it take place? 

Micro-Placements are between 3-5 weeks long and take place during the summer, between June and August 2019. You can also choose to do a full-time or part-time Micro-Placement which works according to your schedule. This is an ideal time to gain work experience as it will not interfere with your studies and is not a lengthy commitment!

Where does it take place? 

Micro-Placements take place across London

Who can apply? 
First Year Second Year
BSc Accounting & Finance BSc Accounting & Finance
BSc Actuarial Science

BSc Psychology

BSc Sociology with Psychology

BSc Criminology and Psychology

BSc Mathematics

BSc Mathematics with Finance & Economics

BSc Mathematics & Finance

BSc Sociology

BSc Criminology

BSc Criminology and Sociology

BSc Media Communication and Sociology

BSc Psychology

BSc Sociology with Psychology

BSc Criminology and Psychology

BSc Politics

BSc International Politics

BSc International Political Economy

BSc International Politics and Sociology


BA English

  BMus Music
  BSc Economics
More information 


Micro-Placements Programme | Careers, Student Development and Outreach

Level 1, Drysdale Building



+44 (0)20 7040 0062

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