Department of Physics and Astronomy

Summer Placements

Our students complete a wide variety of summer placements including:

  • SEPnet 8 week funded placements in local commercial organisations
  • Research placements
  • Industry placements

During the summer of 2014, 13 Physics students completed SEPnet placements with SMEs, multinational companies and research institutions. Students had the opportunity to carry out 8 week projects in such sectors as research, science communication, geophysics and information technology. Three students talk about their experiences below:

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