Come and gain experience in sport science and medicine support at University of Bath – student placements now available for 2022-23

28 April 2022

Students looking to gain experience in sport science and medicine support are invited to apply for a work placement at the University of Bath for the 2022-23 academic year.

There are three opportunities available and successful applicants will be based in the Team Bath Sports Training Village, working across a wide range of client groups – including high-performance athletes, students and members of the public – in such areas as physiology, physiotherapy and performance analysis.

Mentored and supervised by accredited personal, they will work towards agreed learning outcomes while gaining significant applied practical experiences on a long-running and established placement programme.

Placements at the University of Bath have provided a key stepping stone in many people’s careers, with previous incumbents having gone on to work for such bodies as the English and Scottish Institutes of Sport, ParalympicsGB, GB and US Olympic Associations, British Bobsleigh and Skeleton, UK Anti-Doping, Nuffield Health and Bupa UK, Porsche Human Performance Centre, Precision Hydration, The Altitude Centre and numerous professional football and rugby clubs, Many have also gone on to study MScs and PhDs in physiotherapy, strength and conditioning, exercise physiology and sport science.

The 45-week undergraduate placements start in August 2022 and run through to June 2023. They are suitable for students who are on a sandwich course and have an optional or compulsory ‘year in industry’ or ‘placement year’ within their degree programme. Applications from students studying sport science or related degrees are welcome.

To find out more, please contact Hannah van Buuren, Programme Lead, Professional Student Development, via hevb20@bath.ac.uk.

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