School of Business Work Placements

At undergraduate level, work placements are available for single honours BBS business students with leading employers in conjunction with the Maynooth University Placement Office.  Students would be converting their BBS to a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), extending their degree to four years and devoting their third year to placement. 

Benefits of Undertaking a Work Placement
Undertaking a work placement affords students the opportunity to put theory into practice, as well as to learn new skills and acquire new knowledge. Work placements also enhance students' employability upon graduation, by helping them to expand their professional network and to become more independent, responsible, and self-aware. 

How to apply
This opportunity is promoted to second year BBS students. In 2nd year, the Placement office will put out a call for applications for placement.  The application deadline for 2020/2021 is 18th Oct 2019. If you miss this deadline then contact the Placement Office for further advice.

Further information
Once the deadline has passed then students registered will attend placement classes, submit a CV, in addition they will be provided access to Placement information (normally on Moodle).  Other details will be provided along with placement opportunities as they arise. Placement opportunites offered by employers are compeitive and normal involve an interview. Once a student applies then the Placement Office will co-ordinate their placement.  

The Placement Office is located in the Arts Block, (right had side of main entrance (opposite Careers Office).
They can be contacted via email at or by phoning (01) 708 6089