The University of Southampton

The Year in Industry

The Year in Industry (YINI) provides paid, degree-relevant work placements for students in the year out before or during their degree course. The scheme offers a unique type of year out. YINI placements provide structured and fully supported work experience from which students gain career and personal development and confirm their career choice. Students get the experience that recruiters and universities are looking for and improve their degree and employment prospects. Companies get access to highly motivated and talented individuals whilst benefiting from a highly cost effective resource. More information is available at