My Placement: Hospital pathology lab

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 »

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 »

#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.

#MyPlacementStory: Sussex Cricket

Matt Neocleous studies Sports Management at Bournemouth University, and is currently on placement at Sussex County Cricket Club as a part of his degree. Watch the video to hear Matt’s #MyPlacementStory, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.

My internship story

Being a Scriptwriting for Film and Television student, finding a placement in the media industry was honestly extremely difficult (mainly because it is such a competitive industry). However, while finding a placement within this sector is hard it is not completely impossible.  As long as you are dedicated, build up your CV, search everywhere you… Read more »

30 week placement vs 4 week placement

Your placement year is a crucial part of your degree. It’s difficult to choose which company you want to work for when there is a plethora of companies across and beyond the country. Before you can even think about starting a placement, you need to ensure your CV represents the skills the company is looking for…. Read more »

#MyPlacementStory: Norwegian Cruise Line

Gianluca Goglino studies Accounting and Finance at BU and is currently on placement at Norwegian Cruise Line as a part of his degree. Watch the video to hear Gianluca’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: Warner Bros.

James Harrison studies Marketing Communications and is completing his placement year at Warner Bros. in London. Watch James’ #MyPlacementStory to find out what he has been doing on his placement, and search #MyPlacementStory for more stories from BU students on placement.