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Whether you are looking to take on apprentices, recruit skilled staff or looking for short term project solutions a number of initiatives and projects exist to enable you to take advantage of our talented pool of students and graduates.

‌‌UWTSD offers a range of entrepreneurship and employability enhancement opportunities for students by working with employers and community organisations to develop skills required for self-employment or for working in business. In addition, many of our academic courses include elements of work-based learning or live projects where students are required to work with external organisations as part of their studies and many programmes offer opportunities for a 'Year in Industry'.

Internships / Year in Industry / Live Projects

UWTSD can work with companies to offer flexible internship, year in industry or live project placements. Some advantages of utlising these opportunities include:

  • New perspective
  • Ease of use with technology
  • Trial period that could lead to something more
  • Help with projects or tasks that you are struggling with
  • Gain broad advocates
  • Little / no financial cost to the company

If you would like to find out more about any of these opportunities, or think you have a potential project, please contact the Research Innovation & Enterprise Services:

Tel: 01792 481199 or email: business@uwtsd.ac.uk

Graduate Vacancies

Through the careers service UWTSD can offer opportunities for businesses to advertise graduate vacancies. Our existing networks give you a platform to engage directly with talented and skilled students and graduates with no advertising costs incurred.

To find out more or to advertise an opportunity please contact the Careers Service on careers@uwtsd.ac.uk

GO Wales - Graduate Opportunities

UWTSD is looking for employers who can host tailored, flexible work experience for students, which includes:

Work Shadowing - Up to three days of unpaid work experience where the student observes someone in their role to understand how they do their job.

Work Taster - Up to four weeks of unpaid work experience where the student has the opportunity to learn about work and the working environment by observing and undertaking some tasks.

Work Placement - Four to six weeks of paid work experience where the student gets hands-on experience or works on a project. (GO Wales pay 50% of salary for duration of placement.)

Contact Go Wales for further information or to register your interest.

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is one of the UK's leading programmes, helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. Visit the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships website