City, University of London's Professional Liaison Unit supports both students and employers through the process of undertaking or providing placements, internships and work-based learning.
The Professional Liaison Unit (PLU) operates within the School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering. The unit supports both students and employers through the process of undertaking or providing placements, internships and work-based learning.
The PLU offers a variety of bespoke work-based learning programmes, all of which have been designed to accommodate varying requirements of students and employers.
We educate our students by integrating professional development planning and employability into course material. We connect our academics with industry professionals to enrich programme content and gain professional input for course design.
Our team provides employers with a simple and complete service that enables organisations to access City talent.
We aim to enhance the student experience, by equipping our students with the tools required to bridge the gap between education and employment.
- Source internships and placements
- Educate about employability
- Professional Development planning
- Enrich programme content with industry input
- Organise specialist events
- Connect academia with industry.
If you would like to find out more about what we do then please feel free to get in touch by emailing us.
The PLU promote professional development by helping students focus on planning in pursuit of achieving excellence, building a portfolio of skills, employability, and understanding the professional, legal and ethical issues that underpin the professions.
With strong engagement with employers, we deliver a comprehensive and successful framework for supporting students to realise their career potential and for ensuring our students are equipped with the skills for business.
We are always looking for employers to collaborate with in order to support our students with their professional development – through participation in delivering workshops, lectures or other forms of support. If you would like to get involved please contact us.
Awards and Prizes
We will be launching a new suite of awards for 2021-2022. Further details about these, and how to apply, will follow soon.