Many want to work in the fashion industry, but Marketing sudent Laura Blanco did it. Here she offers some advice to students thinking about placements based on her year with Stella McCartney in London: “You should have applied to business internationals; the fashion world is too narrow. Only for the lucky.” This is what I was told… Read more »
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 »
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.
Media School Employability Coordinator Karen Ephram’s pick for top placement opportunity in 2013 was ‘highly commended’ in the NCWE Awards 2013.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
The Media School at Bournemouth University is over 30 years old and in that time it has established high profile connections within the industry from its many successful alumni and other contacts. Although a proactive approach is always vital when seeking a placement, BU can more than help students find one that suits their needs…. Read more »