Student Work Placements - Science

Science at GMIT, Workplacement

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 Mid Feb-Late Apr 10 weeks* 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

*Please note that the above time frames are guidelines only, extended placement periods are welcome

TopChemMSDNelipakGalway ClinicCharles RiverOcean Harvest TechnologyBraunMylanMarine InstituteVistaMedReagecon

Further Information: 

If your company is interested in taking a student on work placement please contact:

Sharon Mortimer

Tel: +353 (0)91 742629

Email: Sharon Mortimer