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STORIES ABOUT WHERE BRUNEL STUDENTS WORK

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Brunel University London Professional Development Centre

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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,...

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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...

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Beth Williams

"The team I worked with were great, really friendly and give me a lot of freedom as well as responsibility. As an intern I didn't feel any less important or less valued and one of the best parts was seeing your work out 'in real life' after all the work...

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Dianna Reid

"Although it’s early days, my best experience while working in the Bureau so far is when I observe the one to one interview assessments when the advisors work with their clients. There are a lot of different people with different problems and different attitudes."...

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Anthony Benford

"Working at Otsuka gave me an amazing insight into not just the IT side of the business but also how the whole organisation worked to fulfil its goals and how each of the departments interlinked and relied on each other for information, which is why IT is so important and...

Ziggy Sommers

"I secured a year placement at Apex Circuit Design Ltd. Here the main role was to consult and design racing circuits for worldwide organisations, not build the cars or gadgets, but design the actual circuit that all the companies will use to test their products.” ...

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Valerio Tomasso

"My placement application journey began exactly a year ago. I knew that my second year of university would be more challenging than the first; hence I decided to get a head start on working on my CV. I have used various websites dedicated to placements to create my 'companies to...

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Sophie Harris

"My name is Sophie Harris - I studied Mechanical Engineering at Brunel and I did a placement year with General Motors Manufacturing Luton GMML. My role was Maintenance Co-ordinator in the Paint Shop."...

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Matthew Dilley

"When applying for placements I had very little idea about who I wanted to work for. The Placement and Careers Centre was very helpful with this, providing a large list of companies and lots of advice on securing my placement. One of the companies I selected to apply to was...

Lincoln Webb

"My name is Lincoln Webb and I have just completed my 3rd year of MEng Aerospace Engineering. I started my placement with Icore International in Slough on the 7th June and did 12 weeks there. Icore International is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-specification electrical and...