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…

FedEx Marketing Placement

Name: Nikki Allen Company: FedEx Job Role:  Marketing Placement Placement Year: 2015-16  Placement Service Support During my search for a placement I came across a number of barriers such as struggling with the online tests and not hearing replies from companies. However, the placement service provided a number of sessions to help support placement searchers…

Neha at Barratt Developments – My search experience and top tips

Name: Neha Company: Barratt Developments Job role: HR Undergraduate Intern Degree: Business and Management Placement year: 2014/2015   My Placement search: What made me want to go on a placement? Before I started University, I acknowledged the importance of gaining a placement. There were two reasons I wanted a placement; A simple reason. I just…