University of Reading Undergraduate placements

Each year we offer new and exciting placement opportunities for current UoR second year students. Undertaking a placement with us is an invaluable experience for students interested in clinical psychology or clinical research. The professional placement is 30 weeks full-time and can be worked full-time or part-time between July 2017 and June 2018. You can see some examples of previously undertaken placements below.

To find out what placements will be on offer next year, or for any other questions, please contact

Zoe Hughes:

For my undergraduate placement as part of the BSc Psychology (Hons) degree at University of Bath, I worked as an honorary research assistant from July 2010 to May 2011. I conducted systematic assessments of maternal diagnostic status prior to treatment within a treatment trial of childhood anxiety (MaCh trial), producing detailed assessment records and clinical reports. I also attended weekly clinical supervision to... Read More

Gaby Brown:

Working for ANDY enabled me to build many of the skills needed for my course and opened up a lot of potential future career paths. One of my main responsibilities was conducting semi-structured anxiety and depression interview assessments with children or parents attending the clinic. Through amazing training and extensive practice, I learnt the important skills of active listening and validating the interviewee’s...  Read More