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Work Placement

View our brochure to learn about our range of programmes and start dates.

Work Placement is a three-way partnership between the employer, the University and the student. It gives you the chance to recruit a valuable source of skilled labour for your business and provides a flexible solution to your recruitment needs.

Meet our Work Placement Team

We support and work with over 30 work placement programmes. Work Placement Managers, based in UCC’s Careers Service, are responsible for the management and development of programmes within the College of Business and Law, the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, and the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science.

Our Partners

We were delighted to participate in the Student Work Placement Programme for the BA Digital Humanities & Information Technology course at UCC...

John McCaughley, Janssen Senior Operations Manager

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New Ways of Working Survey


The New Ways of Working survey was conducted by Work Placement Managers in UCC in 2021 during the Covid –19 global pandemic. Our aim was the capture the voice of students and hear about their experiences of working at home, on-site or both.


Our MSc Biotechnology student Shannen Ruane gives us the inside scoop on her placement with Eli Lilly

Shannen Ruane

Spotlight on Placement

UCC Career Services

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