Name: Zelda Zemzare Course: BA (Hons) Advertising Where are you originally from? Latvia Why did you decide to come to BU? I wanted to study advertising and after meeting BU representatives at a university fair, the course at BU sounded like the perfect fit for me. Placement company: Amplicon Placement job title: Marketing Assistant Three words to describe your placement: interesting, fast… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – Amplicon in Brighton
#MyPlacementStory – RACS Marketing & RACS Group
This is a guest blog by Digital Media Design student, Mark about his placement at RACS Marketing & RACS Group and his top tips for those students looking to secure a placement. Placement at: RACS Marketing & RACS Group Placement job title: Freelance App Design & Developer Three words to describe your placement experience: ‘Valuable Learning Experience’. Most interesting… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – RACS Marketing & RACS Group
#MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group
Placement at: BMW Group Placement job title: Corporate Communications Intern Placement length: 54 Week Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, jam-packed, responsibility Most interesting part of your placement? Being in the communications team we get to know important and even secret information before everyone else. For example, working at a MINI factory there was an important announcement… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group
#MyPlacementStory – Oliver’s Travels in London
Read Jessica’s interview below to find out what she thought of her placement with Oliver’s Travels. Course: BA (Hons) Communication and Media Why did you come to BU? I went there in the first year of college and fell in love with the town and when I discovered it did media with a year placement option I… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – Oliver’s Travels in London
A day in the life of a PR and marketing executive
So you heard that employers want candidates with experience and a degree? Well, BU’s sandwich courses are the answer. After two years studying at uni, those who enter their third year working on a placement or internship pick up numerous transferable skills, develop an in-depth understanding of the industry and put all of their theoretical… Read more » about A day in the life of a PR and marketing executive
#MyPlacementStory – studying abroad and placement at Waitrose
Find out about BA (Hons) Media and Communication student, Jessica’s experience of studying abroad in Florida, before coming back to the UK for her placement at Waitrose. Placement Title: Communications Assistant Company: Waitrose Where are you from? Surrey Why did you decide on BU? They offered my dream course that covered all the skills and units that I… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – studying abroad and placement at Waitrose
Advertising student Katie tells us about her placement at TLC Marketing
Placement Job Title: Junior Account PlannerCourse at BU: BA Advertising Placement company website: www.tlcmarketing.com Three words to describe your placement – Eye opening, invaluable and enjoyable Most interesting part of your placement? – Attending proposal meetings with well-established clients and understanding how different people use different presentation techniques Hardest aspect of your placement? – Managing my… Read more » about Advertising student Katie tells us about her placement at TLC Marketing
Placement talk: Lost? No worries, we’ve all been there
Placements and trying to find one… those good old terrifying times from second year. While some courses are set to have a year, others like us in Scriptwriting get to choose between a short or long experience. Whether you have a month or year placement, finding the right place for you is one of the… Read more » about Placement talk: Lost? No worries, we’ve all been there
#MyPlacementStory – six months in…..
Almost a year ago to the day of writing this, I applied for a role at Magenta Associates PR, in Brighton. Now, I am six months into one of the best decisions I have made in my life. I always knew I would be interested in doing a placement and on my particular course (BA… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – six months in…..
Preparing for a placement
Summer is finally here! And whilst that means making most of the sunny weather and catching up with friends it is also the perfect time to gain vital industry experience. Most degrees at Bournemouth University have a compulsory 4/6 week or year placement as part of their course, which students must complete to graduate. This… Read more » about Preparing for a placement
#MyPlacementStory: GE Aviation
Paula Ruiz studies Engineering Project Management at Bournemouth University. Watch the video to hear Paula’s #MyPlacementStory, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.
#MyPlacementStory: Babcock International
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.