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STORIES ABOUT WHERE BRUNEL STUDENTS WORK

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Brunel University London Professional Development Centre

Jemma Rees

Undertaking a placement was one of the best decisions I’ve made in University. As time progresses, you start by knowing very little up to being given sole responsibility for all your work....

Kerry Adams
Kerry Adams

“An average day in the office can vary hugely depending on what campaigns we are currently running. Often I start my day by looking at the results from the day before and asses if we need to change any aspect of the current campaign to make improvements and also adjust...

Jonathan Silver
Jonathan Silver

“I enjoyed speaking with employers as part of my role and was interested in finding out the qualities they looked for in a candidate. The majority of these employers were corporate with whom I maintained a high level of professionalism, handling their requests and queries in a timely manner. I...

Jonathan Sinclair
Jonathan Sinclair

“This was a perfect opportunity to put into practise all the things I had learned about in my degree over the past few years. To have the chance to role-play in a safe environment, and receive constructive criticism before heading out face to face with clients.”...

Jessica Sanzone
Jessica Sanzone

"I am so happy I decided to do a placement. I have improved as a person becoming more confident and hard working. It is an invaluable experience which sets you up for your future. I was given a large amount of responsibility which allowed me to progress as an employee....

Isuri Nissanka

"I got a great chance to experience the business environment, talk to experts in the field and get their opinions."...

Nathan King

"Canary Wharf and City Recruitment."...

Vandross Farinto

"The team made me feel at home and I was able to interact with professionals."...

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Harshal Varsani

"Within the first 3-4 weeks I had already been involved in design work. I was part of one of the design teams under the structures division of the company. My team leader was also my mentor; however other team leaders and colleagues within the office were readily available and are...