Student work placement is an integral element of science courses in GMIT.
Our placement partner companies include large multinationals, research institutions, and state and semi-state bodies (some are listed below).
Why take a GMIT Science student on work placement?
- Our students are informed and skilled individuals who can make a worthwhile contribution to your organisation
- They are motivated and enthusiastic, and are willing and eager to learn
- Students can provide a fresh pair of eyes, and can give new perspectives and approaches to problems
- Your feedback and participation in work placements will help in our ongoing efforts to develop our programmes
Students from the following courses are available for placement:
|Programme (click on programme name for more details of work placement opportunities)||Availability||Duration||Year of Study|
|BSc in Forensic Science and Analysis||Jan - June||6 mths*||3rd Year|
|BSc in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science||Jan - June||6 mths*||3rd Year|
|BSc in Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology||Jan - April||3 mths*||3rd Year|
|BSc in Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science||Mar - May||9 wks*||4th Year|
|BSc in Physics and Instrumentation||Mar - May||9 wks*||3rd Year|
|BSc in Medical Science (Project Work)||Mar - May||10 wks||4th Year|
|Certificate in Science in Medical Device Technology and Quality Management (Springboard)||3 mths*|
*Please note that the above time frames are guidelines only, extended placement periods are welcome
If your company is interested in taking a student on work placement please contact:
Sarah Mc Gauley
Tel: +353 (0)91 742529
Email: Sarah McGauley