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STORIES ABOUT WHERE BRUNEL STUDENTS WORK

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Brunel University London Professional Development Centre

Jennifer Thomas

"I did voluntary work at St Mary's School in Chessington. It was a 75 day assignment as a Teaching Assistant. I was used as a support for the class Teacher as well as the other Teaching Assistant. I was sometimes given a small group of children to work...

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Juliette Walsh

"My role within the team was to deal with the referrals and enter them into the database. Each prisoner was assessed on entry to the prison by an OASys, they then were either referred by another party or themselves to the thinking skills course that we ran. I was required...

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Eza Miller

"I was an assistant researcher at Fairplace which is a part of the Saville PLC group. As an assistant researcher I was required to assist clients in career management. My job involved different tasks. I analysed psychometric tests e.g. OPQ and MBTI using set criteria. These were then sent to...

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Sian Blackmore

"I worked as an intern in the offices of the Parliamentary Resources Unit (PRU) in Westminster. The PRU is a researching body serving Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs. It was my job to write briefs, standard letters and preparations for question times."...

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Danielle Davy

"My role within the school was classroom assistant. I helped the lower set table, making sure they didn't distract each other and completed a minimum amount of work. I also worked with children with special educational needs and joined the booster groups to help children who felt they...

Alexa Lewis

"My role as a Research Assistant involved an array of tasks. I was required to do the general admin work as well as research specific work such as helping to analyse statistics using SPSS, sitting in on Clinics, structuring questionnaires and interviews used in upcoming studies and organising resources used...

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Melissa Nti

"Hays are a specialist recruitment agency that concentrates on supporting people to find employment. I was based within Hays Education, which solely concentrates on the recruitment of teachers, and I took up the role of Resourcer."...

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Nimesh Lathia

"One of the major reasons as to why I loved the placement was the Bail for Immigration Detainees fights for justice in helping clients who are being detained. Detainees ranged from victims of torture to split family cases therefore ranging issues."...

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Sonal Vyas

"For this placement my role was ‘label support’. What was required of me was to look after the key three artists by organising their diaries and calendars. I shadowed my colleague and then took over. The company I worked for was called East Side Records which is a music management...