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WXP Graduate

WXP Graduate is a work experience programme for graduates who have studied for a degree in any discipline at the University of Wolverhampton. 

We offer first class placement opportunities in businesses across the West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.  

There are a number of placement options:

  • 8-12 weeks over the summer vacation for undergraduates
  • 8 - 24 weeks for graduate placements
  • 25 - 44 week placements for graduates

On full-time placements you will be paid a training allowance of £252 gross a week.

You will be supported throughout by our WXP placements team and who source the opportunities.

Open to all degree disciplines, WXP Graduate is an ideal opportunity to get that first bit of credible experience to add to your CV.  Graduates placed through the programme have successfully secured employment at the company they were placed with.

To find out more or to apply please email your CV to WXPTEAM@wlv.ac.uk 

Case Studies

Matthew Preston has recently completed a placement with Extra Mile Communications Ltd, you can read about his experience and see how the scheme can help graduates and employers.

Harriet Davies has also provided details of her experiences of a placement. To read about how this has benefitted her and her host organisation, click here.

Stanford Marsh and The Pontoon and Dock company also took a graduate through our services to expand their capacity.