Students visit Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s Paris headquarters to drive forward their careers

Students from De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) have been given a unique insight into the world of business on a visit to the Paris headquarters of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Nine students spent three days in the French capital where they had a tour of Enterprise’s office, were given presentations by various members of staff and took…

‘Don’t Let These Common Interview Questions Trip You Up’

If you think the most common interview questions are often the most difficult to answer, then you’re not alone. More people trip up on things like “tell us about yourself” and “what is your biggest weakness?” than questions about their skills. That’s because the most common interview questions all have a subtext, explains Carla Harris,…

Gaining legal experience when studying for a law degree

You’re studying Law, and in order to get that long-lustred training contract, you’ll need some experience. How’s about a placement year to help you get that all important ‘experience’ that everyone keeps going on about? OK, sounds great, but where can I get this experience? Many of the companies below offer various programmes; – legal,…

From Barratt Developments to Samworth Brothers – Marzia’s Story

My name is Marzia Muchhala and I studied a Business and Marketing degree here at De Montfort University in my very own hometown, Leicester. I decided to study at DMU because after doing some research, I found that DMU are known for having a fantastic placement office with great links to major employers. This was…