Madison gets creative on her marketing placement at The Business Software Centre

Hi! My name is Madison and I am a studying MA Media & Communication at BU. I am currently undertaking a placement as a Marketing Coordinator at The Business Software Centre (TBSC). I used various methods of trying to find a placement, which included the MyCareerHub, Indeed.com, LinkedIn posts, and sending emails to companies asking… Read more »

My placement experience

This is a guest blog by Will Eamer, a current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing and Communications. As yet another Christmas fast approaches and we are all left wondering where the time went, I thought it would be a great time to reflect on my placement experience so far. First of all, a brief background… Read more »

Ellie talks placement during her sandwich year

A little bit about Ellie: Studying: Media and Communication Placement: Bureau Veritas UK Placement job title: Marketing Intern Placement duration: 12 months Why did you choose to study at Bournemouth? One of the deciding factors for me to come and study at Bournemouth was the option of taking a sandwich year placement. It’s been extremely… Read more »

My first year in the PR Industry

Name: Yana Miladinova Course: BA Public Relations Placement Company: Red Setter Placement Job Title: PR Account Executive Placement length: 15 months Placement company website: www.redsetteragency.com Your LinkedIn account link: www.linkedin.com/in/ymila/ My first year in the PR Industry I started my placement in June 2017 as a PR & Marketing Intern at Red Setter – B2B… Read more »

Amy’s placement at Premier CX

Name:                                                 Amy Boys Course:                                               Media Production Placement at:                                     Premier CX Placement Job Title:                         Operations Assistant Placement length:                             12 Months Placement company website:          www.premiercx.co.uk   Three words to describe your placement: Niche – An audio branding and customer service consultancy isn’t the sort of company you come across every day, and not one I thought I would be… Read more »

#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 »

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 »

My placement at Obergine

  If you don’t already know, the placement search is all but a leisurely walk in the park. There is no “how to guide” which ensures a position with all the best perks. Perhaps, you may find the process easier or have all the right connections, but for most students, especially international students requiring work visas… Read more »

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My placement story in Ghana

Work the World was recommended to me by BU, and it seemed like the best choice as food and accommodation were included, and the entire placement is planned for you. I just had to book my own flights! I received a grant from Bournemouth University, called the Global Horizons Fund, which meant flights and other… Read more »