This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more » about Work placement success at IBM
Watch the video to hear Harriet and Shannon, both Business Studies students at BU, sharing their #MyPlacementStory about their time on placement together at Babcock International, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.
BU student Chloe Mulligan shares her #MyPlacementStory and tells us about her placement at Virgin, which she did as a part of her Business Studies course. She reveals the skills she’s learning and her achievements so far – including winning Intern Superstar of the Year!
We believe that university should prepare you for the world of work as well as enhancing your academic qualifications, which is why we offer placements to 100% of our undergraduate students. Elizabeth Falkowska, a Business Studies student here at BU, shares her #MyPlacementStory and tells us all about her role as Junior Account Executive at Microsoft.
This year, the BA (Hons) Business Studies students were tasked with imagining they work for the product development department of a large insurance company to develop innovative insurance products for agricultural sector. It was a group project and each person had a specific role and responsibilities, such as Marketing Director, Market Research Assistant, Product Manager,… Read more » about First year students win £1000 for their innovative idea
A BU Business student has created a space probe company that has taken selfies in the stratosphere. BA (Hons) Business Studies with Enterprise student Sam Harrison has set up the company, which sends probes up into space to conduct research and provide experimental marketing for businesses. Sam, who is currently on placement with a software… Read more » about Selfies from the stratosphere: BU student starts space probe company