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 »

Feedback from the Placement Supervisor (and BU BAPR Alum) – Niall Malone at The Football Foundation

 How long have you been accepting placement students from BU, and how many do you usually employ each year? The Football Foundation’s placement year scheme started in 2010 and since then the organisation has recruited several BU grads. 2.    What sort of roles are available at your company as placements? The Football Foundation’s Communications Team… 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 »

First-year advertising students get ‘lost at sea’

First-year advertising students step out of the classroom environment for a problem solving challenge on their first year unit ‘Advertising Skillset’. In the SportBU’s new studios, the students worked in small groups to choose and rank survival items they would need if ‘lost at sea’, shipwrecked and stranded on a lifeboat. Students needed to use individual… 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 »

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 »