GMIT Prospectus 2022/23

Year-long Placement for all Students

NEW! A lot of emphasis is placed on the importance of links with industry at GMIT Letterfrack, and all students are given the opportunity of undertaking a year-long work placement in a furniture company as part of their courses. The Work Placement module involves students spending their third year in a company within the furniture and wood manufacturing industry in Ireland or overseas. Placement companies can vary from large manufacturers to small workshops allowing students to choose their preferred sector.

Value of Placements Placements offer an excellent opportunity for students to gain invaluable first-hand experience of working in the furniture industry. Through Placements, students broaden their understanding of enterprise operations and widen their professional network. Often Placements lead to job opportunities for students once their studies are completed. Where can I do my Placement? GMIT Letterfrack support students arranging their Placements within Ireland and overseas. GMIT Letterfrack continues to create industry links around the world with companies that offer students exciting real-life opportunities in a supportive and learning environment. Placements can be undertaken in companies throughout Europe, the USA and elsewhere.


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