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 »

PR student Ieva Severinaite on sandwich placement at Airbus

I joined the PR course at BU as an international student from Lithuania eager to make the most of the opportunities that a degree in the UK offers. During my placement year I was lucky enough to work as the Internal Communication and Community Engagement Intern at Airbus in the UK. My role included anything… 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 »

Returning placement students share their experience with second year students

Last week we had the pleasure of having returning placement students speak to the new Level 5 students about their experiences. Delivering their placement highlights, challenges, key projects, and lessons gained to crowded lecture theatres, their real life experiences helped give the younger students key advice on how to approach their upcoming placement search. The… Read more »

Melody Duarte on sandwich placement with Qatar Airways in Zurich Switzerland

Course & Home Country A few years ago I was a 2nd-year student in Marketing Communications seeking a work placement, preferably at an international company and abroad. Before coming to Bournemouth University, I had always lived in Switzerland, my home country, more precisely in the French area near the city of Lausanne. I like a… Read more »

Nicola Barnes, sandwich marketing placement at Grapevine Digital

Course – BA Marketing Placement Job Title and Company – PR and Marketing Assistant at Grapevine Digital Describe your role and responsibilities The role was really varied and I was able to get involved in the majority of campaigns that Grapevine worked on throughout the year, contributing to different parts. I also found that my… Read more »

Ricarda Romer – Reflections on having two placements and a future in the industry

Course – Advertising Where are you originally from and why did you decide on coming to BU? I am from Germany and I decided to come to Bournemouth because the University has a great reputation, especially for the Media School. Placement Title and Department My first placement was for 3 month at Mediacom as a… Read more »

Lucy Cottrell, advertising student on a marketing placement at Jose Cuervo International

Placement Job Title and Company – Marketing Assistant, Jose Cuervo International Best thing about the BAA programme in helping you get ready for your sandwich placement year? The BAA programme helped me to have an understanding of the fundamentals of the marketing and advertising industry (past and present) and it gave me the knowledge of the key… 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 »