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 » about My first year in the PR Industry
When I first started working at Bournemouth Council I didn’t know quite what to expect. To be honest with you, I didn’t even know where the Town Hall was! I am one of very few Bournemouth University placement students working in the public sector. A lot of people on my course got jobs at swanky… Read more » about What I learnt from working at the Council: be alert, resilient and grow a thick skin!
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 » about Amy’s placement at Premier CX
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
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
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
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 » about My placement at Obergine
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 » about My placement story in Ghana
Starting a university course and moving to a new town is a daunting experience – but one that is so exciting too. I am currently a third year Mental Health Nursing student at BU. I applied when I was in sixth form for deferred entry for the following year as I knew I wanted to… Read more » about Mental Health Nursing and my placement abroad
Getting a placement can seem easy for some and difficult for others. Its often best to apply for several in the area you wish to go to. If people are not showing a placement opportunity, contact them directly. Some companies will be impressed that you want to do a placement with them. Use your own… Read more » about My Placement: Hospital pathology lab
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
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.