This is a guest blog post by current student Megan Voice, studying BA (Hons) Media Production who secured a B2B Marketing Associate role at Lenovo. Megan Voice: https://www.linkedin.com/in/megan-voice-media-production-marketing/ The three words to describe my placement search would be challenging, daunting and informative. The three words to describe my placement experience would be valuable, varied and… Read more »
Last year, BSc (Hons) Environmental Science student Zach Boakes wrote a blog piece about his placement year co-founding volunteering organisation North Bali Reef Conservation. Now he has been awarded the BU Placement Prize for his achievements, he is back with an update on how it is all going. My sandwich placement was spent at North… Read more »
So many students talk about how amazing their placement experiences were and how they simply applied for a job opportunity and secured it. However, that’s not always the case. What’s a real placement experience like? How should you prepare? Check out the vlog below to find out more!
This is a guest blog post by current student Marika Curry, studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications who has recently completed a placement experience at Brockenhurst College as a Marketing and Events Assistant. Three words to describe my placement search would be challenging, enlightening and proactive. It was a struggle to get a foot in… Read more »
This is a guest blog post by current student Giggs Lee, studying BA (Hons) Media Production. Placement Company: Picniq Ltd Placement Job Title: Social Media Intern Three words to describe your placement search: Challenging, Rewarding, Competitive Three words to describe your placement: Eye-opening, Educational, Fun What were the hardest aspect of your placement? The hardest… Read more »
This is a guest blog post from current student Rohan Taneja, studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media, recently completed a placement at Brick Digital as a Search Marketing Assistant. Three words to describe my placement search: Educational, fun, challenging Three words to describe my placement: Positive, engaging and inspiring. The most helpful thing I found… Read more »
Making sure you get the right placement can be scary. Here is a my experience of finding, and applying to, both short and long term placements.
One of the things that made me come to BU was the emphasis on placements and the opportunity to fit them in whether it be for a year or for six weeks, to ensure I had some real working experience to add to my CV alongside my degree once I graduated. Whether you come to… Read more »
This is a current student guest blog post by Nana Umoh, studying LLB (Hons) Law. Initially criminal law was not for me as I did not see myself entering this field. I wanted to take the more commercial route and work in the city and earn 6 figures. I needed the internship at Tuckers to… Read more »
This is a guest blog post by current student Liam Richards, studying BA (Hons) Politics. My name is Liam Richards, I am a BA (Hons) Politics student at BU and have undertaken a sandwich placement for my degree. I went to a couple of assessment centres but something was not quite right about the places… Read more »
MEng Mechanical Engineering student Louis tells us about his placement year and how it has offered opportunities to help with his future career. Choosing to do a placement year was one of my better decisions. After months of searching and feeling like I wasn’t getting anywhere, my perfect placement job came up at ASM Assembly… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Jade Painter, our current BSc (Hons) Social Work student. My name is Jade Painter and I am currently studying BA (Hons) Social work at Bournemouth University. I am in my second year and I have just completed my first 70-day substantive placement. My placement was in supported accommodation for… Read more »