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 »
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 »
Almost a year ago to the day of writing this, I applied for a role at Magenta Associates PR, in Brighton. Now, I am six months into one of the best decisions I have made in my life. I always knew I would be interested in doing a placement and on my particular course (BA… Read more »
Work the World was recommended to me by BU, and it seemed like the best choice as food and accommodation were included, and the entire placement is planned for you. I just had to book my own flights! I received a grant from Bournemouth University, called the Global Horizons Fund, which meant flights and other… Read more »
Starting a university course and moving to a new town is a daunting experience – but one that is so exciting too. I am currently a third year Mental Health Nursing student at BU. I applied when I was in sixth form for deferred entry for the following year as I knew I wanted to… Read more »
Getting a placement can seem easy for some and difficult for others. Its often best to apply for several in the area you wish to go to. If people are not showing a placement opportunity, contact them directly. Some companies will be impressed that you want to do a placement with them. Use your own… Read more »
Becoming a student midwife at BU has been one of the best things I ‘bit the bullet’ and did. Being classed as a mature student (albeit only 25 years old!) made me a bit apprehensive about applying for the course but with some encouragement from friends and family I tackled the UCAS application, braved the interview… Read more »
The second year can be a bit of an awkward year: you’re not free from the worry that what you do doesn’t end up contributing to your overall degree scheme so you’re not entirely focused on work, and you’re no longer a fresher so you already know the basics about surviving as a student. However,… Read more »
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 »
Summer – the time to relax after months of studying, go on holiday and enjoy the sun (something England lacks in) and for some the chance to boost their bank account. Whilst this sounds nice enough, there is one more thing that could add to your summer and could benefit you in the long run…. Read more »
Paula Ruiz studies Engineering Project Management at Bournemouth University. Watch the video to hear Paula’s #MyPlacementStory, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.
Watch the video to hear Harriet and Shannon, both Business Studies students at BU, sharing their #MyPlacementStory about their time on placement together at Babcock International, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.