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    Hi everyone,

    I'm just wondering if any MEng Imperial computing students would be kind enough to do me a favour - I'm interested in what kind of industrial placements Imperial offers to undergrad computing students. I've found an earlier thread in this forum with details on the placements for 2006 and 2007 but I am unable to post in there for some reason.

    I'm hoping to be able to look at the placement opportunities Imperial has for 2008 and 2009 if possible. (I'm not even sure if this year's selection is up yet. :confused: ) The placement website is at (for your convenience):

    https://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/internal/in...ents/index.htm

    but specifically, I would like to look at the following 2 links from that page:

    https://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/internal/in...dents/2008.htm
    https://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/internal/in...dents/2009.htm

    Would greatly appreciate it if someone could PM or post the contents of those pages here.

    Thank you so much in advance for your kind assistance!
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    (Original post by krazedout)
    I'm interested in what kind of industrial placements Imperial offers to undergrad computing students.
    There's a problem with that sentence. You are not offered any placement by Imperial (unless you fail to find one, but we're told that hasn't happened in 20 years), you have to look for one yourself.

    For the Computing MEng course, the industrial placement is a compulsory part of the course and you have to find computer related work for 6 months. It is your responsibility to make sure you find one, college will not do this for you. DoC may help you to improve your CV, give you interview practice and other helpful advice, but they will not be actively finding you a job.

    This makes the content of the links not very important, since where you end up going just depends on where you want to apply to. To give you an idea, here are some destinations:

    Amadeus
    Amazon.com
    ARM Ltd
    Barclays Capital
    Betfair
    Citi
    Credit Suisse
    Deutsche Bank
    Digital Vision
    ETAS Ltd
    Eurotherm
    Factset Europe Ltd
    Formicary
    Framestore
    Goldman Sachs
    Google
    Greycon
    IBM
    Imperial College London
    Introversion
    KBC Financial Products
    Lionhead Studios
    Lshift Ltd
    Maxeler Technologies
    MetaPack
    MIK
    Morgan Stanley
    my-Channels
    Netcraft
    NewVoiceMedia
    NHS Hammersmith & Fulham
    Orange Labs
    Philips
    Pixel Addicts Ltd
    Pricewaterhouse Coopers
    QuinStreet
    Schlumberger
    Starview Technology
    Symbian Software Ltd
    Teamphone Ltd
    Thales
    UBS
    Vodafone Group R&D
    Xerox XRCE
    youDevise

    You can apply to any company on and not on this list, as long as the work you're doing is somehow related to your computing degree.
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    Ahh, I didn't realize that. Thanks a lot, I stand corrected then.
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    It helps if you get a summer internship in your 2nd year too. Looks good on your CV.

    Looking at the link you posted, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, UBS and Deutsche Bank dominate every list, with it seems at least 70% going to one of those four.
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    (Original post by sunspoon)
    Looking at the link you posted, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, UBS and Deutsche Bank dominate every list.
    Except from my list
 
 
 
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