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Sport, health and social sciences placements

The sectors of sport, health and social sciences offer a diverse range of exciting careers including social work, psychology, counselling, teaching, sports coaching, personal training and sport and exercise therapy.

Competition within these career sectors is high and undertaking a placement is extremely valuable to enhance your employability and future career prospects. There is an increasing employer expectation for students to be proactive and to gain as much relevant industry experience as possible. Placements are an excellent way to build on your existing skill set, develop your confidence within work environments and establish relationships with potential future employers.

Further information on the extensive careers within the sectors of sport, health and social sciences along with tips on gaining work experience within these areas, can be accessed via the Prospects website what can I do with my degree?.

How can I find placement/work experience?

By registering on Solent Graduate Jobs you will have access to many exciting work and placement opportunities to enhance your CV and to help give you that competitive edge.

You can also be proactive and contact employers of interest to source opportunities. For help with writing speculative letters for placement opportunities please see our CV and application guide.

See below for information on placements in specific sectors that detail specific employers who have hired Solent students for placements.

Page last updated on Thursday 22 December 2016 at 11.11am.

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