Brunel University London Professional Development Centre

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...

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...

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...

Ryan Nelson

"My role was so varied, with every day being different. My experiences have included project management, building services engineering, management, finance and commercial."...

Helen Swanwick‐Thorpe

"I enjoyed the variety of working in Film and TV as a production freelancer. I have been fortunate to work abroad and at locations across the UK and have met so many interesting people."...

Adil Qureshi

"It's a laidback culture and environment offering professional training with qualifications and the ability to progress further dependent on one's own ambition and motivation."...

George Coates

"I worked with the PCC as an Employability Rep, organising and helping to run events which promoted employability for students of Brunel University. My main job was conducting and co-ordinating several interviews with graduates of the School of Arts who had gone on to be very successful in their own...

Shreena Patel

"I enjoyed helping schools convert to Academy Status and guiding them through the conversion process. It’s very satisfying owning ‘projects’ (schools which are converting) and making and implementing policy which is of high Ministerial priority."...

Lauren Emanuel

"My name is Lauren Emanuel, I did a BSc in Sport & Exercise Sciences and a placement with a County Sports Partnership called Pro-Active West London. Pro-Active West London is responsible for facilitating recreational sport for the local communities within West London. As Pro-Active West London is funded by SportEngland,...

Dawn James

"This was a graduate internship funded by Brunel which I saw advertised on graduatejobs.com. The experience was very rewarding and also very hard work, not least because I travelled up to 1.5 hours there and back every day and as an intern I was paid minimum wage. However this was...