Projects and Events Management Placements @ Man Met

Explore the world of work with a range of supportive internal university placements.

Key Information
  • You can do this – whatever your degree discipline; various opportunities some of which are open to any student
  • Valuable work experience – work in a business setting to develop your skills and boost your prospects
  • Supportive environment – mentorship from professionals from the university invested in the success of our students
Detailed Information

As one of the city’s largest employers, Manchester Met has a full range of business functions and services – and our internal departments are keen to host students to develop their confidence and experience in support of future employment. Placements in this offer are provided by our world class departments.

Groups available

During the application process, you will be asked if you have a preference in group allocation.  These groups relate to the placements available in this category, and a selection can be made from:

  • Group A: Revenue Projects Assistant – shadowing the Project Manager to learn valuable project management skills and supporting on-going projects. 1 place available – 35 hours per week – 1 June – 15 June.
  • Group B: Working with MMU Sport – working on core projects, planning for the next year, support scholar recruitment and meeting with athletes, creating campaigns and live projects. 2 places available – 29 hours per week – 1 June – 12 June.
  • Group C: Coordinate a Campus Refresh – support the planning and delivery of the project which is focused on a campus ‘refresh’. Develop your project management skills by working alongside project leads and internal and external stakeholders. 1 place available – 9 hours per week – 25 May – 26 June.
  • Group D: Planning the Learning and Teaching Festival – assist and support the event planning team to deliver the Learning and Teaching Festival. You will develop your event management and marketing skills. 2 places available – 9 hours per week – 25 May – 26 June.
  • Group E: Training and Development Assistant – support the Graduate School with coordinating postgraduate student events and analysing event feedback. Develop event management and data analysis skills. 1 place available – 29 hours for 2 weeks – 1 June – 26 June.
  • Group F: Staff Recruitment Coordinator – support the organisation of recruitment days for facilities staff at the university. This will be a fast track way of starting a career at Man Met (from interviews to job offers in one day). Co-ordinate the logistics, marketing and delivery of the event. 1 place available – 19 hours per week – 25 May – 26 June.
  • Group G: Coordinate the University’s largest events – working with the central Marketing Team, assist with the planning and delivery of our Graduation Ceremonies and the Vice Chancellor’s Dinner. Develop skills in marketing content, event logistics, and event management. 1 place available – 35 hours per week – 1 June – 26 June.
  • Group H: Coordinate First Generation Events – working with the First Generation team. Support with the organisation of events for students on the First Generation scheme, evaluate experiences of the students who attend a residential in London, and support outreach events delivered. 1 place available – 19 hours per week for 3 weeks – 1st June – 26 June.
  • Group I: Planning Undergraduate Recruitment events – working with the central marketing team, gain an insight to planning and delivering large scale university events. Support with the planning and delivery of a number of recruitment events for prospective students. 1 place available – 29 hours per week – 25 May – 26 June.
  • Group J: KTP Networking Event Organisation – working with the Knowledge Transfer Partnership team to plan and organise a networking event that brings together associates, companies and academics. 1 place available – 15 hours per week for 3 weeks between 15 May – 26 June.