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Brunel University London Professional Development Centre

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George Markou

"The highlight of my placement would be the fact that for the biggest project I was involved in, I got the opportunity to present to the CIO of the company and his entire board of directors. I received great feedback from the CIO and was praised by our director for...

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Felicia Akhazemea

"I loved meeting and interacting with people on a daily basis. My role was one which required me to be in constant communication with employees, members of my team and people outside of the organisation. I found this enjoyable as I came across different personalities and cultures which enabled me...

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Diego Bermúdez Álvarez

"I loved everything about my job but if I had to choose one thing it would definitely be the amount of opportunities I had to network with people from different departments. I learnt a huge amount of things which will be vital for me in my professional future."...

Christopher Butler

"I really loved having the freedom to work on my own, but still with support and guidance from senior staff if I needed it. Being part of a team on occasions was also fantastic and really allowed for a fun and productive working environment. Gaining experience in network computing on...

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Carlos Da Silveira

"My job role was Junior Project Engineer, but I also took on a range of management roles and admin tasks during my numerous projects. When I first started my progress was constantly reviewed. However, I was able to adapt to the fast pace of completing paperwork and deal with projects...

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Ashleigh Morris

"My placement was an incredible opportunity to develop the skills I have obtained throughout my degree and apply them into practical work. Working directly in the political sphere and experiencing parliamentary activity has enabled me to understand the way politics works first hand. I have been able to work on...

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Martin Trinder

"Within the first couple of weeks of starting second year, I got straight on with placement applications. At first, I was not entirely sure what field of Engineering I wanted to do my 12 month internship in, until I saw the GE Aviation job profile. GE Aviation Wales is an...

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Amy Dorman

"It sounds ‘cheesy’ to say I loved everything but it is true. I was given responsibility from day 1, and the responsibility grew as my months continued. The Enterprise team grew to be my family and the atmosphere was fun on a daily basis which made work enjoyable! The variety...

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Rachael Walker

"As a Law student I used the PCC regularly and found the service especially useful when applying for my placement. I was helped with my CV, covering letters, and application form and was aided in collating ideas and examples for my interview. When my placement was secured as a Legal...

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Emma Jeremy

"Working at the Placement and Careers Centre enabled me to learn so much, not just about work, but about the work environment, working in an office and meeting briefs. I loved it because of all the different types of work I was able to do, and because I knew...