At Hallam you don't just learn it – you do it
On many of our courses, you’ll have the chance to take on a work placement, putting your learning into practice in a real job. Every year, we offer over 20,000 placements and work with over 1,000 employers so you can find the right experience for you. Our students have worked for organisations like Sony, Rolls-Royce, Volkswagen, the NHS, Siemens and Disney.
82% of students who take a placement year at Sheffield Hallam are in highly skilled employment or further study 15 months after graduating.
(Based on 2019-20 HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey)
Electronic engineering student Rajan spent the third year of his course on placement at Siemens UK, developing new products and undertaking competitor research.
Politics student and aspiring lawyer Sherene Modi tells us about an eye-opening work placement in South Africa.
Sam Ashoo studied Journalism at Sheffield Hallam. His placement at Sheffield United inspired him to pursue a dream career.
International hospitality and business management student Amy Scott travelled to Colorado in the USA to spend nine months working for the famous Stanley Hotel.
Lewis Saunderson is a BA Media student. For his third-year placement, he worked for the charity Stainforth 4 All, helping to build a strong, cooperative community in Stainforth, Doncaster.