Category: placements

All things UROP and placements.

Welcome to our virtual Careers & Placements support!

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Considering recent changes, the Careers and Placements teams have changed all their student-facing services to a fully digital service. This means you can fully engage with your career development off-campus, at a time that suits you. Careers and placement appointments We’re operating our daily 1-1 careers and placement appointments virtually!  All appointments are delivered remotely, …

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5 Things that you can only learn from a Placement

The article author photographed on his placement

Typically, you might not know what a placement is or may have no intention of doing an industrial placement when you are still familiarising the university. Until you start reaching out to the Careers Team – or they approach you – a lot of you may wonder whether postponing your graduation for a placement year …

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Placement Profile – Deciding to Complete Your Professional Placement on Campus

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In our newest Placement Profile we spoke to Campus Jobs Help Desk team member Caitlin, who gave us the low down on her time doing a professional placement here on Campus. So Tell us about yourself… I’m Caitlin, a fourth-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student at the University of Reading. Where did you do your …

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My placement experience in Cape Town, SA

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Why should you do a placement year when you can graduate earlier and go straight into work? Article written by BSc Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Student, Nicolas Sigrist As someone who is currently doing my placement abroad in Cape Town SA, here’s my experience and why I think it’s worth doing one. The placement I …

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Placement Profile – My placement at HP

Group of Interns ready for HP Social

Here at Campus Jobs, we understand the importance of Placements, whether these are year long credit bearing ones or short term internships during holiday periods. Gaining “on the ground” employer/company knowledge and working skills is crucial when it comes to looking for the best jobs upon graduation. Taking a placement year or carrying out an …

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