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Expanding My Horizons with an Internship in Beijing

By Kiera Rose, third year, animal sciences Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about cost? The International Work Experience Grant can offer up to £750 to support you. Designed to help students take up work experience opportunities they might not otherwise be able to afford, the grant will support expenses …

My Internship Communicating Culture in Italy

By Megan Spoor, final-year, architecture Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about cost? The International Work Experience Grant can offer up to £750 to support you. Designed to help students take up work experience opportunities they might not otherwise be able to afford, the grant will support expenses such as …

My First Taste of International Affairs at the UN

By Hemanth Kalathuru, final year, economics Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about cost? The International Work Experience Grant can offer up to £750 to support you. Designed to help students take up work experience opportunities they might not otherwise be able to afford, the grant will support expenses such …

How the International Work Experience Grant Funded My Month in Sri Lanka

by Abigail Bennetts, third-year, psychology student Two weeks after finishing my second-year exams, I flew out to Sri Lanka to spend five weeks living in jungle surroundings on a mental health placement.  One of the best parts of it all? The Careers and Employability Service awarded me £750 towards my trip through the International Work …

Tracking Big Cats in the Amazon: Work Experience with a Difference

By Cyan Turner, final-year, zoology Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about cost? The International Work Experience Grant can offer up to £750 to support you. Designed to help students take up work experience opportunities they might not otherwise be able to afford, the grant will support expenses such as …

How I Landed a Dream Engineering Internship in Germany

By Edoardo Cocconi, second year, mechanical engineering Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about cost? The International Work Experience Grant can offer up to £750 to support you. Designed to help students take up work experience opportunities they might not otherwise be able to afford, the grant will support expenses …

What Teaching Nursery School in Zambia Taught Me

By Isabel Bos, second year, sociology and social policy Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about cost? If so, the International Work Experience Grant can offer up to £750 to support you. Designed to help students take up work experience opportunities they might not otherwise be able to afford, the …

Experimenting With My Future in an American Laboratory

By Jack Reynolds-Clarke, BSc Neuroscience Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about the cost? The International Work Experience Grant can offer up to £1000 to support you. Designed to enable students to undertake work experience opportunities that they might not otherwise be able to afford, the grant will support …

Volunteering at a Refugee Centre: Learning Languages, Lesson Planning and Leadership

By Emilia Symington, BA Theology and Religious Studies Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about the cost? The International Work Experience Grant can offer up to £1000 to support you. Designed to enable students to undertake work experience opportunities that they might not otherwise be able to afford, the …

How I Found a Placement at Fox Studios, USA

By Chantelle Fairburn, BA Film and Television Studies Are you interested in undertaking work experience in another country, but worried about the cost? The International Work Experience Grant (IWEG) can offer up to £1000 to support you. Designed to enable students to undertake work experience opportunities that they might not otherwise be able to afford, the …