Student Testimonial – How my Placement Development Advisor helped me regain my confidence after a difficult placement experience

Quite honestly, I thought the placement reviews given by the Placement Development Advisors would just be another exercise that had to be done to prove our placement experience. As a result, I didn’t expect much from them at all. Considering my unfortunate predicament at my first placement, I dreaded filling out the forms and having to… Read more »

Beth Bailey on her marketing sandwich placement at Disney for The Disney Store

Course – Marketing Communications Placement Title and Department – Marketing Assistant EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa), The Walt Disney Company – The Disney Store Where are you originally from and why did you go to BU? I am originally from a small village in Kent called Bearsted. I had known a couple of people… Read more »

Emilia-Jade Gibson, BAMC student on sandwich placement at Disney Destinations International

Placement Title and Department Digital Partnerships/Marketing Coordinator, The Walt Disney Company – Disney Destinations International Where are you originally from and why did you go to BU? I am originally from a small town called Rugeley in Staffordshire. After attending one of the open days back in Summer 2011 and looking at the wide variety of… Read more »

Jasper Pickering, marketing sandwich placement at Sony

Course – BA (Hons) Marketing Communications Job Title and Department – PR and Social Media Assistant, Sony Professional Solutions Europe What attracted you to this placement? Sony is one of the most established electronics companies in the world and is one of the few brands that have led the development of products and services in… Read more »

Stephanie Bradshaw, advertising student on sandwich placement at Studio Gill in Cardiff

Course BA (Hons) Advertising at Bournemouth University Placement Title and Department Worked as a Creative for half the placement on the Creative team. Then worked as a Junior Planner and Accounts team. What inspired you about this placement? I was inspired by the potential of this placement; the potential to grow, develop and learn, as… Read more »

BU placement students showcase their creativity on YouTube for Disney Destinations International

Name and Course Emilia-Jade Gibson – Marketing Communications Abigail Ridgwell – Advertising Mia Jones – Advertising   2. Placement job title and division / department Emilia – Digital Partnerships/ Marketing Coordinator – Disney Destinations International Abigail – Advertising & Media and Digital Marketing Intern – Disney Destinations International Mia – PR & Partnerships Intern –… Read more »

Lajor Cole-Etti on a marketing sandwich placement at Lenovo

Course – Marketing Communications Placement Title and Department – EMEA Digital Marketing Assistant in the EMEA Customer Engagement Marketing Department What inspired you about this placement? Currently Lenovo is the #1 PC manufacturer in the world. For such a large company, the placement scheme is quite new, only 2 or so years old, however, in… Read more »

Daphne Xenakis, PR student achieving Google Analytics success whilst on placement

Name: Daphne Xenakis Placement Job Title: Digital Marketing Executive (PUP) Placement Company: Upperdog Ltd., Bournemouth WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO SEEK OUT AN ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION WHEN YOU WERE OUT ON PLACEMENT? Part of my role as a Digital Marketing Executive is to constantly evaluate our clients’ website position in Google search results, which includes using Google… Read more »

Marketing student Aisha Sambo on sandwich placement in Nigeria

Course – Marketing Communications Placement Company – Silverbird Communications Placement Title and Department – Client Relationship Executive (TV & Radio) Location – Abuja, Nigeria 1. What inspired you about this placement? I had always been interested in media subjects and so I targeted media companies and some fashion/cosmetic industries when applying for my placement. I… 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 »