Jordan Raby, BAMC student on sandwich placement at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Name: Jordan Raby Placement Job Title: Enterprise Group for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Alliances Sales & Marketing Support Placement length: 12 months Placement company website: Three words to describe your placement: International, insightful & rewarding! Most interesting part of your placement? The most interesting part for me has been getting a true… Read more »

Vianna Renaud, Placement Development Advisor presenting at the annual ASET Conference

It is with honour that I delivered a session on Placement PAL at the annual ASET Conference last week at the University of York. With over 170 delegates representing 150 HE institutions from the UK, Ireland and Australia, this was a perfect opportunity to discuss current themes and trends in the sector. Entitled “Enhancing the… Read more »

Cecilie Conradsen, BAPR student on sandwich placement at BeautySeen PR

Placement Job Title: Press Assistant Originally from: Fleet, Hampshire Company Website – LinkedIn Profile – What are you most proud of this year? Being given a £10,000 project for one of our biggest clients, TRESemme, to manage completely by myself. It was great to be involved in the whole process, from initial ideas to the final execution. I then got… Read more »

Mariah Kalidas on sandwich placement at Carswell Gould in Southampton

Name: Mariah Kalidas Course: Public Relations Job role: Junior Account Exec Company: Carswell Gould LinkedIn: As Junior Account Exec at Carswell Gould, I was expected to support on all PR activities from writing press releases to media monitoring and social media scheduling. My primary responsibility was to be proactive in research, content creation… Read more »

How I found my sandwich placement – James Thompson on BA Advertising

MY PLACEMENT & 5 TIPS TO FINALLY GETTING A PLACEMENT IF YOU ARE FINDING IT IMPOSSIBLE Initially when I started looking for my placement back in December 2014, I was sending out generic emails that showed no personality – likewise on my CV, just grades and irrelevant work experience. This then led to a situation… Read more »

Rock Shin on placement at Platinum Property Partners in Bournemouth

Where are you from? South Korea Where is your placement  and what is your job title? I’m working as a Marketing Assistant at Platinum Property Partners, located in the heart of Bournemouth. Why did you choose this particular work placement? I didn’t really fully appreciate what and how a sandwich placement could impact me and… Read more »

Faculty Placement Development Advisor Vianna Renaud at the NUE Awards in London

It was with great pleasure that I attended the National Undergraduate Employability Awards in London last week. As a recent Trustee to the Executive Committee of ASET, the Work Based and Placement Learning Association, it was wonderful to see representatives from industry and UK institutions there to celebrate, and be celebrated, for their contributions to… Read more »

Polly Harris-Saunders, advertising student on placement at Wunderman in Singapore

Placement Job Title – Account Coordinator Good things don’t come easy… well that’s what I kept telling myself. As 75% of my peers had secured a placement, I was determined to do something that excited me, rather than just confirming something so that I could stop thinking and stressing about getting a placement in time…. Read more »