Did You Know?

Local to Southampton there are many airshows to attend throughout the Year, from Bournemouth in the Summer to Farnborough

What this opportunity offers you
  • Work on real projects with real responsibility
  • Learn how to work in an industrial environment
  • Increase people management skills
  • Develop transferable skills as well as increase employability
  • Put into practice degree knowledge and see tangible effects of your studies
  • Competitively paid
The skills you will gain that will impress employers:
  • Career management skills
  • Commercial awareness skills
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Intellectual and subject knowledge skills
  • IT and digital literacies
  • Leadership skills
  • Networking skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Persuading/negotiating/influencing skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Project management skills
  • Research skills
  • Self-management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Team working skills

Find out more about what these skills mean.

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I worked at Airbus in Bristol in the Research and Technology – Manufacturing Department working on improvements to the manufacturing process. I greatly enjoyed my time there and could not recommend highly enough for students to do an industrial placement.

Available to:
Faculty of Engineering and the Environment