A work placement can be a good way of gaining hands-on, relevant experience, and in some cases, can count towards your degree.
The following links may be helpful as a starting point when looking for a placement.
If you are undertaking a work placement in Europe (outside the UK) which will count towards your degree and will last a minimum of three months, you may be eligible to apply for Erasmus funding.
Use the online 'TATA' resource to help you get the most out of your placement.
This article was published on Sep 24, 2013