Placement Pals to the rescue!

Aimed to support second year CMC students currently applying for their sandwich placement experience for next year, selected final year students have been chosen as this year’s group of 2015-16 Placement Pals. After attending a training session delivered by the Placement Development Advisors and Programme Leaders, they are now working with their designated seminar groups… Read more »

CMC placement adviser presents at international conference

CMC’s Placement Development Adviser Vianna Renaud presented at an international conference on work-based and placement learning in September. Below she shares her experience at the conference and talks about her work on last year’s successful placement and employability event for the PR degree. Vianna Renaud, Placement Development Advisor, Faculty of Media and Communication Last month,… Read more »

Otis Sakyi on sandwich placement, and upon graduation, a PR Executive role, both at Colliers International in London

Placement Job Title: Public Relations and Digital Marketing Assistant, Colliers International Colliers International is a Global Commercial Real Estate company employing around 700 people in 12 UK offices. I worked in the PR team with the Director, Associate Director and PR Executive, and the Digital Marketing Team with the Associate Director and Digital Exec. Although… Read more »

Lulu Newton on sandwich PR placement at FC Business Intelligence Ltd. in London

1. Course – Public Relations 2. Placement Title and Department I am currently in the process of completing a 12-month placement as an International Marketing Coordinator at FC Business Intelligence Ltd. I work across two teams, FC Gas Intelligence and Petrochemical Update, with both teams focusing on producing and marketing whitepapers and industry events. 3…. Read more »

Sophie Outram on sandwich placement at Beauty Seen PR in London

Placement Job Title: TONI&GUY and Christian Louboutin Beaute PR Assistant What inspired you about this placement? It’s a fashion and beauty PR agency. This industry has always interested me and is what I have always aspired to be a part of. When I came in for my interview, it just confirmed even more that this was… Read more »

BU Public Relations Networking and Employability Forum

On Wednesday, 11th March, the first PR Networking and Employability Forum was held for all level C and I students. Students on the BA Public Relations (BAPR) degree were brought together with industry contacts in a very fresh approach to networking and hosting something like a reverse career day.   Reflecting on the success of… Read more »

Polish Ambassador Visits Bournemouth University

Earlier this week BU hosted a successful visit from the Polish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, His Excellency, Mr Witold Sobków. Students from BA (Hons) Media Production, BA (Hons) Politics and BA (Hons) Journalism were involved in co-hosting the visit, which included a lecture given by Mr Sobków on the dynamics of Anglo-Polish relations in… Read more »

PR Placement – Dinara Omarova at BMW Group – MINI Plant Oxford

Name: Dinara Omarova Course: BA (Hons) Public Relations My name is Dinara and I study Public Relations at Bournemouth University. I am currently on my placement with BMW Group, MINI Plant Oxford and I am an External Communications intern. Since my childhood I was in love with BMW cars – its style, its sound, everything…. Read more »

Final Year Student Reflection – Attending the BU Graduate and Placements Fair

By Chelsea Battle As a final year student reaching the end of my academic year, I was keen to find out about the opportunities available to me after graduation. I went along to the BU Graduate and Placements Fair that took place on campus last week to find out about what was on offer for… Read more »