The 2019 work placement will be based in the council’s planning department so would ideally suit someone who sees their future career in town planning and it is likely that you will be studying a qualification that leads to a planning qualification, for example Urban Planning, Architecture, Geography, etc.
We have a track record of growing our own staff and will provide an exceptional work placement to support your programme of study, helping you to embed your learning and apply knowledge and understanding in a practical way.
You will be assisting in providing a high quality, customer-focused planning service in an area of rapid growth. Working with, and supported by, experienced officers to carry out a wide variety of work and building experience in a range of planning work, including:
There will also be an opportunity to gain understanding and appreciation of:
You must ensure that you meet the conditions of the scheme [docx] 17KB and submit a CV and supporting statement to firstname.lastname@example.org. This will detail the course and educational establishment that you have confirmed a place at (or a conditional offer of a place), a supporting statement highlighting why you should be considered for the work placement scheme and bursary.
Please note to be considered for this scheme this must be your first degree and you must have eligibility to work in the UK.