Hey guys! I’m a Media Production student here at BU and in this vlog I talk about how I secured my short placements for my degree. Hopefully the advice in this vlog will help you secure your placement(s) as they are so valuable to developing your employability!
Iris Compan del Monte is a BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management student. She recently attended a placement event to help Computing students meet with potential employers and find out about the roles they have available. In this guest blog, she talks about the experience. Finding the perfect placement can be an exciting but stressful journey,… Read more » about Speed networking to meet prospective placement employers
This is a guest vlog by graduate Kristian who studied Business & Management with Project & Operations Management at BU. In this vlog Kristian shares why he thinks placements are a great addition to a university degree and lists the benefits of taking a placement year.
Ya Ha!! or Oh Boy!! Two classic quotes from Mickey Mouse!! Come to work with me as a Production Management Intern at The Walt Disney Company! My day will start at 7am at the ring of my alarm! Now, while it might be tempting to hit that snooze button. No! I got to get to… Read more » about My Placement Year as a Production Management Intern at The Walt Disney Company
This is a guest blog by Eduard, a Romanian, UK resident studying Geography at Bournemouth University. Eduard shares their experience of the Turing Scheme. I chose to study geography because I have always been interested in how humans interact with nature and how different cultures and beliefs interact with each other. As my university life… Read more » about Volunteering in South Africa as part of the Turing Scheme study abroad placement
This is a guest blog by Mollie Douglas, who is currently in her placement year with JCB. Mollie is studying BSc (Hons) Product Design at BU and will be starting her final year in September. I can 100% recommend doing a placement year, it’s such a valuable experience and the things I’ve learned and been… Read more » about Mollie’s placement experience as a Product Design student
This is a guest blog written by final year BSc (Hons) Nutrition student, Sam. I was very fortunate to be selected for the Leatherhead Food Research summer placement scheme. Renowned by the UK food industry for high testing standards, the company was established over a century ago. The placement was in the ‘Cooking Instructions’ lab…. Read more » about My placement experience as a mature nutrition student
I am a first-year at BU studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. There is a saying by Martin Luther King that goes, “you don’t have to see the whole staircase; just take the first step.” Here I am! I took the first step and became a student nurse. My first placement was in a rehabilitation… Read more » about My Adult Nursing placements story
One of the main reasons I decided to study at Bournemouth University (BU), besides the seven mile stretch of Bournemouth beach, was to have the opportunity to undertake a placement year as a part of my BA (Hons) Sociology degree. This initially daunted me. Although I knew undertaking a placement would be great for my… Read more » about My experience completing a placement year at BU
Emily Powell is currently in her placement year at the Royal Air Force Museum and studies History at BU, this is a guest blog post about her experience. Choosing a university is thought of as a notoriously difficult decision to make but for me, it came down to one question: where did I want my… Read more » about My placement at the Royal Air Force Museum
This is a guest blog by Velvet Johnson, who is studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition. Hi, I’m Velvet. I just turned 20 this summer and I’m currently in my third year studying a BSc in Nutrition at Bournemouth University. I chose to study here because the modules within the Nutrition Course looked varied and interesting and… Read more » about My placement experience in India
This is a guest blog by Leah Jordan-Cooper, who is studying BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy. My name is Leah, and I am currently on my sandwich placement year as a Sports Therapy student at semi-professional football club, Swindon Supermarine FC. I’ve known since an early age that I wanted to work in sports. I knew… Read more » about My placement year as a student sports therapist in football