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Work Placement - Nottingham Trent University (Public Services)

Job description

The NTU Work Inspiration Scheme offers students high quality, meaningful work experience placements.

Please note these placements are open to all students in and around Nottinghamshire which means they are very competitive so please apply as soon as possible with a selection of available dates that you would be able to attend


Below are the available work placement opportunities available at Nottingham Trent University for Public Services


Retail Operations (City Campus)

You will work within the retail team, gaining knowledge and experience within the range of retail outlets within Nottingham Trent University. With an emphasis on customer service skills, there will be opportunities to work with their till system and a variety of food and drink products. The placement will also allow insight into the importance of health and safety, food safety and hygiene procedures.


Information Assistant (Libraries) (City & Clifton Campus)

You will receive an overview of the work of an academic library. There will be an opportunity to gain experience in customer service, graphics, communications and information technology and to talk to senior staff about their role within Libraries and Learning Resources.


Sports Facilities Assistant (Clifton Campus)

During a placement with the Sport and Lifestyle Department you can expect to gain experience of working in the sports facilities at the Clifton Campus, assisting with bookings and events, setting-up of sports equipment and managing the reception point. You will also shadow the duty managers and the sports development office and have an opportunity to learn more about how the British Universities Colleges Sports (BUCS) fixtures work. There may also be an opportunity to spend some time at the City sports facilities.


  • Apply by: 30/06/2019
  • Company: Nottingham Trent University
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBA
  • Location: City Campus - Shakespeare Street, NG1 4FQ / Clifton Campus - Clifton Lane, NG11 8NS
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Public Services
  • Employers reference: EXTNTUPS
  • Listing date: 04/10/2018

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the work placement team (Room 103, Derby Road), or email your interest. 


Please note - Placements are open to all students at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; the work placement team will be able to let you know if this placement has been fully allocated.

Once your work placement has been confirmed, and start & end dates have been agreed with your employer. Please follow the steps below in order to process you work placement application.

Step 1 - Complete the work placement application form on the work placement connect app, or complete a self-placement form, the form can be found here. This will advise the work placement team you have a confirmed work placement.

Step 2 - The work placement team will seek authorisation confirmation from your progress mentor, and then the health and safety documentation will be completed for you to start your placement.

Step 3 - The work placement team will then send you, your progress mentor and the employer an email to confirm your work placement is ‘ Ready to Go’. You MUST NOT START YOUR WORK PLACEMENT, until you have received the confirmation email.

A parental consent form must also be signed and passed to your progress mentor before you go on placement.

If you have questions or need any support with your work placement applications, please email or call into Room 103 at Derby Road or see your Employability and Work Placement Coordinator at Station Park, Engineering Innovation Centre or Create.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is Friday 14th Dec 2018.

Good luck and remember to ask your employer on completing your placement if you can add them as a new reference on your CV!

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