Chrissie’s placement at MM and Company

Name: Chrissie Bishop Course: (BA) Hons Communications and Media Placement at: MM and Company Placement Job Title: Marketing, Events and Social Media intern Placement length: 40 weeks Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrissie-b-4831ba9a/ Tell us about the company and your role: MM and Company is a small team of 4 people including me, located in the North West of London… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – Amplicon in Brighton

Name: Zelda Zemzare Course: BA (Hons) Advertising Where are you originally from? Latvia Why did you decide to come to BU? I wanted to study advertising and after meeting BU representatives at a university fair, the course at BU sounded like the perfect fit for me. Placement company: Amplicon Placement job title: Marketing Assistant Three words to describe your placement: interesting, fast… Read more »

Saskia’s placement at Sony

Name: Saskia Long Course: Communication and Media BA (Hons) Placement at: Sony Professional Solutions Europe Placement Job Title: PR and Social Assistant Placement length: 11 months Placement company website: https://pro.sony Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, creative and fun! Most interesting part of your placement: Meeting, speaking and networking with all different types of… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – RACS Marketing & RACS Group

This is a guest blog by Digital Media Design student,  Mark about his placement at RACS Marketing & RACS Group and his top tips for those students looking to secure a placement. Placement at: RACS Marketing & RACS Group Placement job title: Freelance App Design & Developer Three words to describe your placement experience: ‘Valuable Learning Experience’. Most interesting… Read more »

Rishi’s placement at Astute

Name: Rishi Matharu Course: BA Communication and Media Placement Job Title: Senior Business Development Specialist Placement Company: Astute, www.astute.com Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, Motivational, Aspiring Most interesting part of your placement: Supporting the new starters and also learning the various roles within the realm of marketing Hardest aspect of your placement: Getting into… Read more »

#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 »

Publishing a journal article based on my dissertation – Kayleigh’s story

Kayleigh Jones graduated with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Events Management in 2017. She did extremely well in her dissertation which focused on how event managers create prestige value for corporate VIPs. Kayleigh’s tutor Dr Miguel Moital challenged her to prepare a manuscript based on her dissertation to be submitted to the European Journal… 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 »