The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

My marketing placement at Vivid Goliath

My position as a Marketing Intern at Vivid Goliath has allowed me to develop professionally while obtaining practical experience that has actually contributed to the company’s future growth. Working hand in hand with large retailers including Amazon, Tesco, and Smyths Toys has provided me invaluable insights and knowledge into the fields essential with the running of the business, including: marketing, sales, operations, […]


My Experience as the People & Culture Intern at The Brain Tumour Charity

Hi, my name is Arabella and I am a Sociology student currently working as the People & Culture Intern at The Brain Tumour Charity. My role mainly focuses on all things HR, recruitment and general day-to-day Charity life! The Brain Tumour Charity is the world’s leading brain tumour charity, and I am so proud to […]


My Placement Year as an Assistant Human Resources Business Partner at Unilever

Hi! I’m Olivia, a third year Law student currently on placement working at Unilever as an Assistant Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) for Customer Development (CD).    What is My Role?  HRBPs are responsible for talent management, learning and development, team culture and performance. I lead our Learning Agenda which involves meeting with stakeholders to decide […]


How my placement has influenced my future in psychology 

Before starting my placement year in the Pain and Fatigue Service at Solent NHS Trust I felt a bit lost within my course. There weren’t really any modules that I felt like I would pursue in the future.   However, after my eight weeks of placement, I feel more confident in my abilities and knowledge of […]


My placement year as a Criminal Records Administrator

My experiences finding the right placement for me !Ashleigh Bird – Criminology and Sociology student at the University of Surrey. Hiya! I’m Ashleigh a Criminology and Sociology student on placement at ACRO Criminal Records Office, a national unit working with the police and other agencies such as child protection services by using conviction data and […]


My placement year as a student in the NHS Chronic Pain and Fatigue Service

Hi, I’m Abby and I’m a psychology student currently working as part of the Pain and Fatigue service for Solent NHS Trust.   It was the second placement I applied for after a few of weeks of looking on Surrey Pathfinder and was delighted to be offered the opportunity after a string of online interviews. I […]


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