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STORIES ABOUT WHERE BRUNEL STUDENTS WORK

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Brunel University London Professional Development Centre

Will Couch

"The first day was daunting but I was expecting that; there were lots of new faces and an incredible amount of information to absorb. My main jobs involved CAD work followed by damage analysis and reporting. The responsibility given was overwhelming at first but at the same time very rewarding....

Simon Trevena

"My name is Simon and I did a placement working for BAE Systems: a defence company producing everything from submarines to tanks to jet fighters. I worked in the Military Air Solutions Capability at Warton which has its own operational airfield on site. The Typhoon is their biggest contract so...

Mandeep Arora

"I worked in the Desktop & Mobile team who were the first point of contact for any technical query from major European customers for Intel. This involved replicating issues on Intel’s desktop motherboards and CPUs. It also involved helping Intel’s call centre who dealt with smaller / end users of...

James Price

"While working for Apex Circuit Design, I was involved in a number of interesting and varying activities; these involved going on visits to “BRDsim” and “Wirth simulations” to investigate better ways to simulate our circuit designs. I also had the opportunity to take my ARDS driving test along with other...

Domas Zinkevicius

"I worked on a new design of an “A” frame. This “A” frame was used to mount test diesel pumps on the test rigs. The project became quite wide because the “A” frame had to accommodate many different types of equipment and had to fit every rig. I was lucky...

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Luis M. Urbina

"I worked in Equities Derivatives IT. Our mission was to support the Equities Derivatives department within the Investment Banking division. My assignment was in Risk Management systems, which helped the Investment Bank and the Finance departments assess the risk associated with a variety of investments in different financial products. My...

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Amardeep Dharwar

"My experience at QuantumTm was very pleasurable, as I gained practical experience of the working world which has complimented the theoretical knowledge I have learnt at University. I was constantly challenged on a regular basis and this motivated me to perform to the best of my ability. During my time...

Parita Mandalia

"Since graduating I worked with a friend helping him film live music gigs in clubs and bars which helped me gain some experience working on-set. I also did some running/driving for a short film where I was mainly in charge of picking up crew/cast and dropping/picking up equipment. I did...

Amarpreet Mangat

"When joining the company I felt very welcomed, and my work load increased at a good pace where I felt comfortable with what I was doing and developed a good understanding of my tasks and responsibilities within the job role. Getting used to early mornings and long days was very...

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Ema Khanom Mannan

"I enjoyed my work placement at Lightspeed Research, I was given the responsibility to undertake tasks, and trusted to carry out these out independently. I had all the benefits that other staff at Lightspeed were given, and I had review meetings with my manager to review how I was progressing."...