What I learnt from working at the Council: be alert, resilient and grow a thick skin!

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 »

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 »

BAPR student Weronika Waskiw combining volunteer work with her placement role at VisitBritain

Where are you originally from? – Poland Placement Job Title – PR Co-ordinator at VisitBritain Briefly describe your placement experience so far – VisitBritain is the national tourism agencyfor the UK and is responsible for marketing Great Britain globally. My role is to support our London and overseas offices, such as USA, China or Brazil, to help them deliver higher volumes… 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 »

Placement talk: Lost? No worries, we’ve all been there

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 »