Work Placement

The Academic Mentor:

  • is the primary point of contact for the student on work placement.
  • meets with the student on campus prior to their work placement
  • liaises with the student during work placement to make sure all is going well.
  • visits or arranges a conference call with the student and Workplace Mentor midway through work placement.
  • assesses the student’s performance and manages academic queries.
  • gains insight into the placement company and its activities.
  • liaises with Work Placement Manager in relation to any concerns/issues around work placement.
  • maintains a log of all communication with the students during the placement period.
  • meets with the student for a debriefing on campus after work placement.

UCC Work Placement Academic Mentors must comply with the University’s Work Placement Policy. For further information on the policies, click here

Academic Assesment for each programme differs. Please select your College below to find the contact details of a Placement Manager who will be able to further inform you of the assesment process. 

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