Postgraduate Placements: a win-win proposition

Following Rishov’s blog about his postgraduate placement we speak with his project host Neil Steniford of SOE Health Ltd. Hi Neil, thank you for speaking with us. Firstly, what were the factors that led you to hosting a University of Nottingham postgraduate student on this project? At SoeMac our strategy on staff is to sub-contract …

Curiosity and nostalgia: My placement in the restaurant business

This week Leon Man tells Postgraduate Placements Nottingham (PPN) about his experience of doing a postgraduate placement with the Curry Lounge in Nottingham. Imagine being responsible for a business for several months, making important strategic and marketing decisions that would affect the future of the venture! A short-term placement arranged by Postgraduate Placements Nottingham (PPN) …

Hosting a placement: “grab the chance with both hands”!

This week PPN hears from Tracey Clarke of Virtual Administration about her experience of working with Cheryll Smith, a University of Nottingham postgraduate placement student. What services does Virtual Administration provide? Our company specialises in the provision of Virtual PA and secretarial support services to a client base of independent therapists and case managers who …

No average days: the appeal of being a commercial copywriter

This week we hear from Natalie Thorne about her postgraduate placement with Nottingham-based perks and discounts scheme LionCard.

Starting out with a start-up

This week we hear from Daljit Cheema, Founder & CEO of Pharmaseal Ltd about his experience of hosting Antonia, a University of Nottingham postgraduate student. Postgraduate Placements Nottingham (PPN) has a reputation for facilitating mutually beneficial placement arrangements between start-up businesses and the University of Nottingham’s talented postgraduates, so it was an obvious decision for …

Recognition and Responsibility

This week we hear from Wafaa Eelehemer about her placement with the University of Nottingham’s Libraries, Research and Learning Resources (LRLR) department. I was delighted to be successful in applying for a placement in the University’s Libraries, Research and Learning Resources (LRLR) department. It was exactly the kind of multi-faceted and dynamic professional environment in …

A Perfect Match: my PPN placement experience

This week we hear from Rishov about his postgraduate placement with SOE Health Ltd.

Leaving the lab: reflecting on how science is important in politics

This week we hear from Rosie Brian about her 3 month postgraduate placement with Brussels based Sense about Science EU.

Placements: Postgraduate Perspectives

This week we are delighted to share a video made by one of our Postgraduate Placements Nottingham (PPN) alumni, Anna Cruse, an Art History PhD candidate. Postgraduate students have many different reasons for choosing do a placement and Anna’s video really captures some of that diversity. To find out more about Postgraduate Placements Nottingham (PPN) …

In the lab: putting a potential career to the test

This week Postgraduate Placements Nottingham catches up with Chris Till, a 3rd year PhD student on the Doctoral Training Partnership at the University of Nottingham, about his placement at Azotics Technologies Ltd.