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STORIES ABOUT WHERE BRUNEL STUDENTS WORK

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Brunel University London Professional Development Centre

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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."...

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Rochelle Lee

"When I first started my role as a student support officer I was unsure of the direction I wanted to take my career, I found myself in a fortunate position to be offered a job straight after graduating and wanted to use the opportunity to find out what I wanted...

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Koculan Moorthy

"What my job involved was designing circuits from schematic level to the final board level. This involved learning the software, analysing what components needed to be used, soldering and learning how to use the equipment used for testing. I also designed a clock circuit for the DAC and tested it."...

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Robyn Davies

"In my first week I completed stripping and rebuilding blowers; something which I had never imagined myself doing! But I have to say I loved working in my dungarees and steel-toe capped boots and have never learnt so much in such a short amount of time!"...

Larna Worwood

"My work placement was the best thing I ever did. It provided me with industry knowledge and the experience that most graduate recruiters are looking for. My role was as revenue accounts assistant. Everyday I was dealing with the basics of accounting, making sure all the revenue balanced with the...

Sonam Prashar

"As part of my placement I worked as a voluntary Teaching Assistant at a high school in their Individual Learning and Development department. My role required me to help pupils who needed extra support to complete tasks individually and in groups. The aim was to raise the standards of...

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Sam Fulford

"I worked in various roles on a range of different projects that increased my knowledge and experience across the company. The company recently formed from the merger of several ship building companies so gaining experience across them all was invaluable for my career development. As a developing Project Manager, I...

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Yasir Muraj

"Working as a TA in derivative operations provided a great opportunity to learn the process of the trade life cycle as well as learn how derivative products are used in the market. My experience at Morgan Stanley has definitely been a positive one, I was constantly encouraged to progress and...

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Arturo Bonavita

"Having undertaken my placement during the financial crisis, I gained invaluable risk management experience and a great insight into how a financial institution reacts to a potentially crippling crisis. Acquiring knowledge on the financial markets inadvertently exposed my skill sets to work specific scenarios, which allowed me to gain a...

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Hephzibah Kwakye-Saka

"I worked at DV8 Training Limited; as a Recruitment Junior Manager. DV8 Training is a training industry where training is offered to students who have had a difficult time in mainstream education and are likely to do better in a more relaxed environment. They are offered courses in the creative...