The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

Reflecting on my Placement Year at Warner Bros.

This is my second post and, due to the pandemic, many students on placement are now working from home. I therefore wanted to reflect on this past year, the skills I have gained, and the benefits and challenges of working from home during the pandemic. The Highlights of My Placement Year I have coordinated film […]


A Placement at Disney in the Face of Change

I thought taking a break from student life and entering the world of work for the first time was going to be a big enough change, but The Walt Disney Company had other plans in mind. I’m Janhvi, an International Business Management student, and I’m going to discuss my placement experience at the House of […]


Lockdown: How My Placement is Affected

What are the benefits of finishing my placement at home? Hi, my name is Neelam and I am a Physics with Astronomy student. I have been working at the Science and Technology Facilities Council near Didcot for the last 9 months while completing my placement year. My role involves writing and creating online learning materials […]


Placement in a Pandemic

Hi, I’m Isobel, an Aerospace Engineering undergraduate student currently doing a year-long placement for Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). Following on from my previous blog, I wanted to discuss some of the things that have changed for me in my work as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, as well as more […]


How I have adapted to my placement in Berlin during lockdown

Hello everyone, my name is Beatrice and I’m a Psychology student. This is the second part of a series of blogs about my placement. Here, I will tell you about a few learning opportunities available to Erasmus+ students at Humboldt Universität. However, please consider that the first part of the blog was written before the […]


My Placement with Homeless Charity, Porchlight

I applied to Porchlight, in the hope that I would be able to work specifically with women, as this is what I’m most interested in. Luckily the Volunteer Coordinator found a perfect role and paired me up with the Women’s Rough Sleepers Specialist. We developed a great working relationship and I learnt so much from […]


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