Host a Research Placement or Experience: Employer Benefits
April 26th 2024

Host a Research Placement or Experience: Employer Benefits

The Research and Experience Placement Programme allows Year 12 students to make a meaningful contribution towards the work of a host organisation. Students are bright, capable, and can complete a variety of tasks!

By hosting a Research Placement or Experience employers can:

• Support and inspire the next generation and future STEM workforce
• Diversify your workforce while forging strong links with schools and colleges in your local area
• Receive invaluable assistance and fresh insights into current working practices
• Fulfill public engagement, widening participation & CSR goals
• Enhance institutional reputation by working with motivated students

If you’re an employer or academic institution who would like to get involved, click here to take a look at the Programme Guide for placement providers.

Research Placements and Experiences in the North West 

Although a national programme, Research Placements and Experiences are managed by a network of regional coordinators.  This means there can be slight differences, for example with application submission dates, in how the programme runs in each area.

For information specific to our North West region, please use the links below: 

Information for organisations interested in, or planning to, host a student placement

Information for students wishing to apply to, or teachers planning to promote, the programme in the North West.

For further information, you can contact our team directly: [email protected] 

Nuffield Research Placements are funded by the Nuffield Foundation and delivered by STEM Learning.

All About STEM works on lots of exciting STEM projects. As part of the STEM Learning family, we are Research Placement and Experience Coordinator for the North West and a STEM Ambassadors Partner supporting the National STEM Ambassadors Programme via the STEM Ambassadors Community.

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