Josie Hagan studies archaeology at Bournemouth University and is currently on placement at New Forest National Park. In her #MyPlacementStory she tells us what she’s been up to so far and the skills she’s developing along the way.
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.
The Christmas break is the perfect time for you to relax a little…. But not too much! I am sure that I am not just speaking for myself when I say a break is needed, it’s the end of semester one, the loans are running low, deadlines are drawing in and exams are looming over… Read more » about Applying for placements over the Christmas Holidays
My name is Lu and I have been studying at BU for almost four years. I did Accounting and Finance here for my bachelor degree but I chose another completely different area for my masters degree which is MSc Sport Management. Everyone including my parents asked me ‘Why?’… Because I just simply… Read more » about Lu’s BU Masters in Sport Management leads to Adidas work placement in Shanghai
Ricky Santos, a BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for Film and Television student, has won a national radio script writing competition. Ricky, 29, was one of five finalists in Creating Waves 2016, a competition to write a radio ad on the subject of National Accident Helpline’s Accident Awareness Week. Ricky, who was a finalist in last year’s… Read more » about BU student wins national radio script writing competition
On 26 February, I eagerly accepted an offer for a year long placement at allbranded UK, a promotional products company who were just launching their new and improved online store. I am now working in a friendly and welcoming office full of skilled individuals who can help and work with me throughout the year. Starting… Read more » about The Start of my PR and Marketing Placement
Chantelle Argent, studying BA (Hons) English, is currently on placement at Discover Networks International. We fired a few questions at her to hear what she says about her experience! Journalism, English and Communication Placements Where is your placement and what is your job title? Discovery Networks International – Marketing Services Intern Why did you choose… Read more » about My placement story at Discover Networks International
So, apart from the *cough cough* award winning beach located right on the doorstep, one of the things that sold Bournemouth University for me was the fact that there was an opportunity for a 40-week placement (although it’s soon to be 30 weeks, which will give you that little bit more flexibility). This basically means… Read more » about Placements: One step closer to the real world
I am Mikaela Yurukova, an undergraduate Tourism Management student, completing my second year in the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University. My passion for personal development, learning about different cultures, languages and travelling, as well as helping other people in any way I can are the main things that have been keeping me going…. Read more » about My upcoming placement with Norwegian Cruise Line
I am from a small village in Oxfordshire, I decided to go to Bournemouth Uni, because I thought the sandwich year would be invaluable to my development and so this year I have been on my placement as a Marketing and Communications Executive at Adobe Systems. I chose to take a marketing placement at Adobe,… Read more » about My sandwich placement at Adobe
For most students, the concept of applying for a job placement can be terrifying. Endless job descriptions, applications and interviews can be daunting at first, but the result is certainly worth it. Having a placement year is one of the main reasons I chose to study at BU. Too many jobs nowadays require applicants to… Read more » about My placement with AFC Bournemouth
The BA (Hons) English course at Bournemouth University requires all students to do at least a four week placement in their second year over the summer break. So off I set, searching for the perfect summer placement. Originally I wanted a placement in fashion, but after a family friend offered me work at a financial… Read more » about My summer internship at FourBroadgate