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There are opportunities to undertake internships, helping you prepare for the move into your career of choice, once you’ve graduated. Past examples:

  • Research at the University of Kiel in Germany
  • Work experience at a gold and silver mining company in Eastern Kazakhstan
  • A field project in Shetland Isles
  • A placement at Caledonia Mining in Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Research projects at the University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • An internship at EGI Utah Universities institute in Bratislava, Slovakia.


Student experiences

Intern @ ERCE Energy

Involvement in the company weekly meetings allowed me to understand how a company coordinates projects and keep other members up-to-date with current progress. Working on updating the companies’ database allowed me to gain an understanding on all the different types of projects and locations within a short period of time.

Intern @ WYG

The highlights from the placement included gaining knowledge into business development. This included networking, research into new sectors/clients and looking at key account management plans. I also gained an understanding of mapping data using google maps to present sites. As well as this I was also able to gain an insight into project work by reviewing reports and helping contribute towards presentations that would be used in conferences by the company.


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