Placements

Advertising student lives hard work, determination to raise money for charity

Advertising student Athena Dobson, who has been on placement with Disney in their Media Distribution department, trained and competed in the Tough Mudder this spring, raising money for Help for Heroes. Here she reflects on the experience: I began the year seeking a challenge, and boy did I find one! At the start of the… Read more »

Marketing student Will Dyer jet sets to NYC for placement

CMC students participate in a placement as part of their degree programmes, bringing what they learned in lectures and seminars to life. Below, marketing student Will Dyer talks about his experience at Theory in New York City, where he has he involved in many campaigns and was also asked to model.

Student wins 3rd place intern award at SAP Marketing

Marketing student Grace Taylor received a third place award for ‘Intern of the Year’ during her placement year at SAP Marketing in the Business Analytics, Technology and Database Marketing department. She gained a greater understanding of a large company environment during her placement through. She tells us about what she learnt from this unique experience:… Read more »

CMC Careers Fair brings industry and students together

The CMC Careers Fair attracted 21 companies to meet with students on the advertising, marketing communications, and public relations degrees. The event, hosted by the BU Placements and Careers Service in February, gives students the chance to speak directly to the employers and ask them about career and placement opportunities.  Most of the exhibitors were regular… Read more »

Marketing comes to life in Switzerland for placement student Kate McMullen

CMC students participate in a placement as part of their degree programmes, bringing what they learned in lectures and seminars to life. Below, marketing student Kate McMullen recounts the process of finding a placement and landing her big opportunity in Switzerland: “Exhausting. The only word I can use to describe writing countless cover letters and… Read more »

My placement journey – Mario Morello

BU PR student Mario Morello spent his placement as Digital Strategist at Lineupmedia and Assistant Account Executive at Shine Communications, working with clients spanning across Technology, FMCG, Entertainment, Fashion and Education. Here he is to tell you about his professional journey.

The FIFA World Cup 2012 and Crisis Communications at Bournemouth Air Festival: PR placement update with Marta and Jessica

Placements are an integral part of all CMC degrees at Bournemouth University. They are an excellent way for students to get to know their industry, gain experience and consequently become more knowledgeable and employable. They’re also a great way for students to make contacts for their future career and it’s not uncommon for students to… Read more »