This study guide is an invaluable resource for any student doing a work placement as part of their degree. The text provides practical and thorough advice to help students select, prepare, and navigate through their first experience of organizational life.
Section 1: Getting a Placement
If you aim to get a placement whilst at university, this section will help you to navigate the opportunities, challenges, achievements and some frustrations and disappointments in the process.
So, in Chapter 2 Finding a Placement, we give you some advice on how to find those placement opportunities, using well known, and some less well known, techniques.
Whilst many students may have had experience of applying for part-time work, the selection for placement opportunities is usually much more demanding, and may often be as structured as full graduate recruitment processes. In Chapter 3 Applying for Roles, we take you through different application processes and how you can present your personal information in a way which is most likely to attract organisations. In ...