Category: placements

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How to get a placement in 2018

Written by Alex Baker, Placement Coordinator The spring term always brings the promise of lighter and warmer days; however, for students intending to do a Professional Placement Year in 2018/19, the spring term is also a very busy time. Balancing academic work with placement applications, sports, part-time work and “extra-curricular activities” is no mean feat …

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Professional placements

Are you enrolled on a 4 year programme with a placement year or considering transferring to one? We have some key tips to help you plan your placement adventure before you leave for the summer

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I want to get a placement

Types of opportunity Which is best for me? How do I go about getting it? Making the most of it Getting started What is the difference between a placement/internship, work experience and work shadowing? A work placement/internship is a structured form of work experience often with a focus on a particular project. The duration is …

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