The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

My Placement Year at Science and Technology Facilities Council

I’m Neelam and I am a Physics with Astronomy student, currently halfway through my placement year with the Science and Technology Facilities Council. STFC offer a wide range of placements every year for STEM students, and in this blog I hope to shed some light what it’s like to work here and why you might […]


Preparing for Chapter Two: Lessons Learned from Six Months at Warner Bros.

Hi, I’m Nathaniel and I study Business Management with Marketing. I’m currently completing my professional training year at Warner Bros. in London’s West End. I work in the European Theatrical Marketing Team under Warner Bros. Pictures International; we oversee many marketing campaigns for films across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. We work with creative […]


My placement at the Science and Technology Facilities Council

Hello, my name is Isobel and I am an Aerospace Engineering student currently doing a 12 month placement as an Instrument Design Engineer for Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), an organisation which funds and supports research in many areas such as particle and nuclear physics, astronomy and space science, and also operates a network […]


A placement year in Berlin

New country, new language, new job – why I chose a placement abroad Hello everyone, my name is Beatrice, I’m a Psychology student and I am writing this blog because I wanted to share with you my placement experience. So, if you’re considering undertaking a placement, and especially a placement abroad, read on for my […]


Five tips for placement applications and starting work

My name is Rose and I’m an International Politics student, currently on my placement year. At the moment I’m working at CONCORD Europe in Brussels, and here are some things about placement I learned early on. 1. Start as early as you can Do yourself a favour and start looking as early as possible. I […]


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