Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Joshua Dharmanandan

"I loved that I was working in a specialised and multi-disciplinary department where I was able to learn new skills from various fields. The main thing I loved was designing and implementing real life products that were used by engineers on a day to day basis."...

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Carlos Da Silveira

"My job role was Junior Project Engineer, but I also took on a range of management roles and admin tasks during my numerous projects. When I first started my progress was constantly reviewed. However, I was able to adapt to the fast pace of completing paperwork and deal with projects...

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Shreena Patel

"I enjoyed helping schools convert to Academy Status and guiding them through the conversion process. It’s very satisfying owning ‘projects’ (schools which are converting) and making and implementing policy which is of high Ministerial priority."...

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Matthew Dilley

"When applying for placements I had very little idea about who I wanted to work for. The Placement and Careers Centre was very helpful with this, providing a large list of companies and lots of advice on securing my placement. One of the companies I selected to apply to was...

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Daniel Harrington

"When I started University I wanted to do a placement as it had always appealed to me more than sitting in lectures for four consecutive years, and I thought it was a good way to break my degree in to more manageable chunks."...

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Chi Yu

“Everyone was very kind and welcoming. We even got off work early to go to a pub to celebrate the end of the previous placement students! During the pub session we got to know each other better, which really helped to break the ice.”...

Will Couch

"The first day was daunting but I was expecting that; there were lots of new faces and an incredible amount of information to absorb. My main jobs involved CAD work followed by damage analysis and reporting. The responsibility given was overwhelming at first but at the same time very rewarding....

Mandeep Arora

"I worked in the Desktop & Mobile team who were the first point of contact for any technical query from major European customers for Intel. This involved replicating issues on Intel’s desktop motherboards and CPUs. It also involved helping Intel’s call centre who dealt with smaller / end users of...