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STORIES ABOUT WHERE BRUNEL STUDENTS WORK

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Brunel University London Professional Development Centre

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Owen Buggy

Type of role: Intern at the Cannes Film Festival Type of position: Full-time internship Company/Organisation: The Creative Mind Group/Thirty Six Zero Entertainment Year of graduation: 2016 Degree: Film and TV   A brief outline of the role...

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Becky Collins

Type of role: Senior Course / Teaching Assistant Type of position: Permanent full-time Company: Eleven Plus Exams Degree: Creative Writing Year of Graduation: 2016 Why I love it: It allows me to explore varying areas of production, in an environment focused on learning and getting children into their dream schools. What I love most about my role is the diversity of my responsibilities....

Wenna Hicks

For me I love the idea of having constant change, no two days are the same at IBM and I get the opportunity to work all across Europe, articulating the career that suits me and working in a variety of roles across a variety of industries...

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Victor Mgbachi

The reality or implications of the lectures are better understood in a practical environment. If you truly want to understand what you have been taught, do it....

Vanessa Gibbs
Vanessa Gibbs

The best experience was getting the chance to focus on my main interest of copywriting....

Toni Taylor

Type of role: Researcher Type of position: placement Company: Pfizer Degree: Biomedical Science Why I loved it:  It gave me practical experience in multiple fields which will be invaluable when deciding my next step. It also allowed me to apply what I learned on my academic course to real situations. My best experience/greatest achievement:  My greatest achievement...

Jemma Rees

Undertaking a placement was one of the best decisions I’ve made in University. As time progresses, you start by knowing very little up to being given sole responsibility for all your work....

Kerry Adams
Kerry Adams

“An average day in the office can vary hugely depending on what campaigns we are currently running. Often I start my day by looking at the results from the day before and asses if we need to change any aspect of the current campaign to make improvements and also adjust...

Jonathan Silver
Jonathan Silver

“I enjoyed speaking with employers as part of my role and was interested in finding out the qualities they looked for in a candidate. The majority of these employers were corporate with whom I maintained a high level of professionalism, handling their requests and queries in a timely manner. I...

Jonathan Sinclair
Jonathan Sinclair

“This was a perfect opportunity to put into practise all the things I had learned about in my degree over the past few years. To have the chance to role-play in a safe environment, and receive constructive criticism before heading out face to face with clients.”...