#PlacementYear: Month Ten

The double digit months are finally here! Where have the past nine months gone? (Let’s pretend that it’s the fourth of May and not the fourth of June as this is my April round-up). I’ll be posting my May round-up next week or at the end of this week to…

#PlacementProfile: Abby Griffiths | Marketing Co-Ordinator

Hello. Welcome to my newest blog series, documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week (hopefully) I will have a profile of a current placement student giving their thoughts on searching for placements, the competitiveness, how they found the process and what they…

#PlacementProfile: Lauren Magee | Human Resource Assistant

Hello. Welcome to my newest blog series, documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week (hopefully) I will have a profile of a current placement student giving their thoughts on searching for placements, the competitiveness, how they found the process and what they…

The UK’s Best PR Student Blogger 2018 – that’s me!

Well who’d have thought? I certainly wouldn’t have. Shock, elation and more shock were all feelings felt on Friday morning when I received the news. I had no idea we had even come to the end of the #BestPRBlogs calendar for another year so was not expecting the result to…

#PlacementProfile: Emma McCann | Associate Technology Consultant

Hello. Welcome to my newest blog series, documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week (hopefully) I will have a profile of a current placement student giving their thoughts on searching for placements, the competitiveness, how they found the process and what they…

#PlacementProfile: Alice Jeavons | Marketing Assistant

Hello. Welcome to my newest blog series, documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week (hopefully) I will have a profile of a current placement student giving their thoughts on searching for placements, the competitiveness, how they found the process and what they…

#PlacementSeries: How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Pay close attention to this one. In my opinion, this is the part that secures you the interview. Your CV helps, but it’s your cover letter that really lets the employer know if you want to work there and if you’re serious about the position. Be prepared to spend a…

#PlacementSeries: How to Make Your CV Stand Out

The dreaded CV. A mundane task for the best of us. How do we convey how amazing we are by not coming across as cocky? Impossible. How do we condense everything that we want to say onto one page or two? More importantly, how can we make a CV stand…

#PlacementSeries: When and Where to Start Looking

This started out as one blog post about securing a year-long placement, however I realised once I had started on my second point that I was 2,000 words deep. And hence, the single blog post turned into a series which will be full of valuable advice for those searching for…

What’s the Difference Between a Placement, an Internship and Work Experience?

These three terms can all get quite confusing. Am I on work experience? Is this an internship? Or is this a placement? Do they all mean the same thing? As I’ve had experience in all three, I thought I would break it down and explain the difference between these terms. When I…