Bringing designs to life on my placement year – Munir

Munir is a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Birmingham. He has recently completed a Mechanical Engineering sandwich placement with one of the world’s largest stair lift manufacturers and installers. The process of applying for a placement, as anyone going through the process will know, can be a long and time consuming task. However,…

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Gaining confidence and discovering skills – Victoria

Victoria is a 2017 Law graduate from Keele University. Her blog discusses the lessons gained from an eight week graduate e-commerce internship that she has recently completed. Victoria’s account is a great example of the varied lessons that internships can provide. An internship is a great way of testing out a company or role before…

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Learning from experience with a smaller business – Kamile

Kamile is a 2016 Business and Marketing graduate from Sheffield Hallam University. In December 2016 she started in a new graduate role as a Sales and Marketing Executive with Banner Box, a nationwide supplier of bespoke textile and fabric products In this blog, Kamile walks us through her first months as a Sales and Marketing Executive, including…

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Data, Research and the Digital World – Amy

Amy is a 2016 University of Edinburgh graduate. Over the summer she completed an IPA AdMission internship as a Junior Digital Planner with The Leith Agency, a creative agency based in Edinburgh, known for their work with Irn-Bru, Aldi & RBS Digital? Is that like, Facebook and stuff? This has been my most-asked question since…

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Developing knowledge and broadening skills with PUMA UK – Simron

Simron is an Accounting and Finance student at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has recently completed a placement year as a Business Analyst with PUMA UK. After reading the job description for the role at PUMA I knew immediately that this was the placement that I really wanted. I did a lot of research about PUMA…

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From Step placement to head of department – Drew

Drew is the Head of Data Engineering at Lynchpin – a customer analytics consultancy. Lynchpin deliver valuable insight to their clients to help them understand their customers and deliver better experiences, products and marketing. Their impressive and diverse client list boasts international and UK based firms, including: MTV, Ticketmaster, HSBC, Nationwide, Emirates, Edinburgh Airport, Hotel…

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Changing Careers: From Lab to Office – Hira

Hira is a 2016 Chemistry Graduate from the University of Huddersfield. In December 2016 she started in a new graduate role as a Data Analysis and IT Consultant with a world leading consultancy operating in the chemicals sector. In this blog, Hira tells us about the first few months as a Data Analysis and IT…

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A truly other-worldly experience – Amber

Amber is an Events Management graduate from the University of Hertfordshire. Over summer 2016 she completed a 12-week Event Management graduate internship In this blog Amber tells us about her experiences, six weeks into her Event Management internship. Six figure budgets, overnight stays at stately homes and weddings in Italy. This is now the norm…

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