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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
- Research & Innovation
- Business & Industry
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Science & Engineering
|Title||Sample placement roles||Placement Timeline||Placement Officer|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||Technical, Application and Process roles: Digital and Analogue System Design, Control & Power Systems, Network and Communication Systems, Signal Processing, Integrated Circuit Design and Technology, Software Applications, Electrical Systems, Automation Projects, Engineering Design, Test and Debug, Project Planning, Technical Support.||Feb 2021 - Aug 2021||Annette Dolan|
|Electronic & Computer Engineering||Technical, Application and Process Roles: Digital and Analogue System Design, Software Development, Signal Processing Network and Communication Systems, Integrated Circuit Design and Technology, Embedded systems and Internet of Things (IoT) Development, Web and Database Applications, Software Applications, Electrical Systems, Automation Projects, Engineering Design, Test and Debug, Project Planning, Technical Support.||Feb 2021 - Aug 2021||Annette Dolan
|Civil Engineering||Structural analysis/design , Foundation and retaining structure design, Hydraulic analysis/design, Wastewater treatment, Pavement design, Traffic analysis, Junction design, AutoCAD projects, Setting out and surveying, Construction supervision, Project management, Health and safety management.||April 2021 - Aug 2021||Annette Dolan|
|Computer Science & Information Technology||Software Development, Programming, Technical Support, Work with Artificial Intelligence frameworks, Graphic Design, Database Validation, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Game Development, Energy Informatics, Digital Media, System Integration, Website Development and Update Networks.||Feb 2021 - Aug 2021||Annette Dolan|
|Project & Construction Management||Project management, Construction management, Project planning and programming, Construction supervision, Health and safety management, Production management, Operations engineering, AutoCAD projects, Engineering surveying, Material testing to European standards.||April 2021 - Aug 2021||Annette Dolan|
|Biomedical Engineering||Manufacturing, test validation, biomechanics, biomaterials R&D, researcher, and quality engineer, test process design, test data reporting, validation engineering.||Feb 2021 - Aug 2021||Fiona Curran|
|Mechanical Engineering||Research, design, technical sales, computer-aided engineering, process control, manufacturing engineering, aeronautics, materials engineering product development and project lead functions - ie management of prototype build, Health and safety function interface, validation engineering.||Feb 2021 - Aug 2021||Fiona Curran|
|Energy Systems Engineering||Contract safety, design & test, facilities engineering, global reliability programs, energy systems management, utility operations, and other Global Engineering programs and initiatives.||Feb 2021 - Aug 2021||Fiona Curran|
|Environmental Health & Safety||EHS records maintenance, risk assessments, safety management systems operation, EHS training support.||June 2021 - Dec 2021||Emma Marron|
|Biopharmaceutical Chemistry||Quality systems/assurance, validation, lab analyst, regulatory & compliance, process engineer, analytical specialist, inspection associates, lab technician and R&D.||June 2021 - Dec 2021||Fiona Curran|