The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

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 […]

My Placement Year at the 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 on what it’s like to work here and why you […]

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