Work placement has many benefits for employers too - here are just a few of the benefits enjoyed by companies when participating in our work placement scheme.

Woman helping student Offering guidance to students during work placement has great benefits


Our IT students have a solid theoretical base that they are keen to put into practice. Some of the benefits employers enjoy by providing work placement for our high-calibre students include: 

Raising your profile

You will raise your organisation's profile whilst gaining early access to a large pool of talented and motivated IT students to assist with specialist projects. 


Placements can also provide your staff with valuable people management and mentoring experience.

Extra resources

Students provide skilled extra resources at lower cost to ease the workload on experienced staff. 

Future hires

Employing placement students gives your organisation an opportunity to evaluate students' potential as future employees.

College links

Placements provide an ideal opportunity for employers to foster links with the National College of Ireland and to establish long-term relationships with relevant academics.

Course design

Work placement gives your organisation a unique opportunity to give feedback and influence course curricula.

Good public relations

Your company is seen to be investing in the future talent.