Three DMU students to shadow top CEOs after national competition

Three De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) students have won a coveted opportunity to spend a day shadowing the CEO of a leading UK company. Felix Ochefu, Vikesh Mistry and Natalia Pospieszna were all successful in applying to the prestigious CEO for a Day initiative, which is organised by recruitment firm Odgers Berndtson and open to…

Placement student enjoys global corporate role

A high-level work placement with one of Britain’s best-known global brands will see a De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) student travel the world to improve the company’s project management approach. Gareth Watson is in the middle of a year-long placement with Rolls-Royce, working as a Global Deployment Co-ordinator in the organisation’s corporate project management team.…

DMU helps Ellie fashion a career in HR

Luxury fashion makes a great present, but Ellie Pemberton had an even better gift for her 22nd birthday – starting work for Michael Kors. The Human Resource Management graduate has always wanted to go into HR within the fashion industry and couldn’t have been more excited when she saw the opportunity to join a designer…

Google Alert! Business and Management student Tom lands job with tech giant

When Tom Dredge attended a workshop to learn about Google’s online advertising operation he would have given anything for a job with the multinational technology company. Now the Business and Management graduate is in the fortunate position of having an accounts management role lined up at the company’s Dublin office. Tom, who graduates from De…

Placement student ensures Volkswagen’s sales sums add up to employability boost

The fast-paced world of Volkswagen is giving a Business and Management degree student a hugely worthwhile one-year work placement. Vanessa Erivona completed the first two years of her degree at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) before securing a placement with the Volkswagen Financial Services team in her home town of Milton Keynes. Vanessa Erivona gets behind…

Ellen lands digital communications role after impressing on placement

An Advertising and Marketing Communications graduate is excited to be back with the company where she spent her placement year. Ellen Attwood was sponsored during her final year by Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland, resulting in her being offered a job at their head office in Coventry before she graduated from De Montfort University Leicester (DMU)…