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Student Volunteering – Avon Wildlife Trust

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Students volunteer in their own time outside of their studies to support charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations. Both universities have professional volunteering services, which help to broker and promote volunteering opportunities to all students. Volunteers can provide longer-term regular support, or act as a…

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Mentoring

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Mentoring is a fulfilling experience for you and a student. You’ll gain professional development skills vital for leadership roles, including coaching and active listening, whilst giving a student insight into your sector helping them to shape their path beyond graduation. As a mentor, you will typically attend…

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Recruit Volunteers

By | Skills on offer

Students volunteer in their own time outside of their studies to support charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations. Both universities have professional volunteering services, which help to broker and promote volunteering opportunities to all students. Volunteers can provide longer-term regular support, or act as a…

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Funded Internships

By | Skills on offer

Match funding is available from both universities to support organisations to provide quality work experience opportunities for students. Varying levels of funding are available for part- and full-time student and graduate internships. We have developed guidance on funding, recruiting and supporting meaningful student internships: Funding, recruiting…

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PhD Student Placements

By | Building, Engineering, Growing, Thinking

A new initiative launched by the Bristol Doctoral College is inviting organisations to participate in the Bristol Industrial PhD Placement scheme. This involves sending Doctoral Researchers on funded three-month science and engineering placements in a range of sectors – from startups and SMEs to larger companies, government…

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Soil, Water & Air Quality Testing

By | Skills on offer

Geography students from University of Bristol spend January-April each year working on air, soil and water quality research projects for organisations in the city, including members of Bristol Green Capital Partnership. In previous years parks groups, local environmental groups, Bristol Zoo and Bristol City Council…

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Environmental Consultancy

By | Skills on offer

Both universities offer free Environmental Consultancy support: University of Bristol MSc Environmental Policy & Management students work in teams between January-May 2019 to solve challenges from the very local (e.g. urban transport policies) to the global (e.g. multilateral emissions agreements). Past partners have included the Bristol City…

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Planning & Urban Design Consultancy

By | Skills on offer

Planning & Urban Design Placements UWE Bristol BA Architecture & Planning and MA Planning students are available for 5-6 week placements commencing mid-April each year. They can work individually or as part of a team, supporting your organisation with the implementation of planning policy. In…

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GIS & remote sensing applications

By | Skills on offer

UWE Bristol final year Geography students work live project briefs for their spatial research unit which culminated in an online ESRI Story Map presentation. Briefs can come from any organisation, including businesses, public sector bodies and community groups. In the past, students have worked on projects for Bedminister…

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