What’s on in Careers and Placements?

It’s summer term and we’re open as usual for appointments, drop-in and a busy events programme but here are some other highlights to look out for this term.

Student Internship Bureau 

The SIB team have been busy collecting together some great opportunities for paid, project-based jobs in the local area this summer. All opportunities are advertised via Handshake (use ‘Student Internship Bureau’ in the search bar)

York Futures Scholarships 

A chance to apply for financial and practical support for your personal and professional development. Deadline: 25 April 2022

York Award 

‘early bird’ applications open Weeks 4 – 10 of Summer Term for those graduating in 2023. Particularly useful if you’re intending to start applying for graduate schemes in Autumn Term


Gain both valuable experience and the feel-good factor while helping the local community. Search Handshake using ‘Community projects’ and ‘York Students in Schools

Placement Year

First years who may be starting to think about a placement year can start to find out more this term, in the talks in week 3 and week 8. If you’d like a quick chat about it with one of the Placements Team, you can now book a Placement Year appointment on Handshake too.


Check out our dedicated Final Year Support page for quick access to advice on career options and job hunting. Also on this page, you’ll find our Next Steps Planner which based on your answers to some simple questions will guide you towards relevant help and information for your stage. 

In addition, why not make use of our events programme this term?  As well as sessions to help with the practical aspects of job hunting (think psychometric tests, networking and your personal brand), we’ll also be hosting events where you can hear directly from employers such as Graduate Options Live on 9th June and a graduate jobs fair on 15th June. See Handshake to find out more and register your interest.