#MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group

Placement at: BMW Group Placement job title: Corporate Communications Intern Placement length: 54 Week Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, jam-packed, responsibility Most interesting part of your placement? Being in the communications team we get to know important and even secret information before everyone else. For example, working at a MINI factory there was an important announcement… Read more »

A day in the life of a PR and marketing executive

So you heard that employers want candidates with experience and a degree? Well, BU’s sandwich courses are the answer. After two years studying at uni, those who enter their third year working on a placement or internship pick up numerous transferable skills, develop an in-depth understanding of the industry and put all of their theoretical… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – studying abroad and placement at Waitrose

Find out about BA (Hons) Media and Communication student, Jessica’s experience of studying abroad in Florida, before coming back to the UK for her placement at Waitrose. Placement Title: Communications Assistant Company: Waitrose Where are you from? Surrey Why did you decide on BU? They offered my dream course that covered all the skills and units that I… 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 »

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 »