Research Project Manager – Chloé Havez – Mojatu Foundation & Pathway Housing Solutions.

by Chloé Havez –  student studying within the School of Politics and International Relations What drew me to this role was the opportunity to contribute to the Mojatu Foundation and Pathway Housing Solution’s ‘Hidden’ project, which focused on increasing awareness of BME hidden homelessness in Nottingham, which is a markedly under researched area as academics …

Government Communications Service Internship Reflections

By Siddharth Basu, 4th year, International Security and Terrorism MA I had the brilliant opportunity of spending last summer interning with the communications team at the Department of Transport in London. This was apart of the Government Communications Service (GCS) internship that seeks to introduce a wide range of communication disciplines to students from diverse …

Global Placement Grant – Faculty of Social Sciences Placement Blog

By Lauren Pinkney,  BSc Hons Economics At the start of the academic year, I took on the role of ‘student blogger’ for Visit Nottinghamshire. Being a ‘student blogger’ involves attending events and local businesses in and writing up your experiences to inform other potential visitors. Visit Nottinghamshire is the tourist board for the county. It …

Rosie May Foundation Internship reflections… blog and a video

Additional blog information from Noor and Sutharshini is available at the Rosie May website https://www.rosie-may.com/blog/ Sutharshini Jeyathaas – School of Economics “I travelled to Nepal as a research intern for Rosie May Foundation which is an international charity who help children in crisis. My role consisted of conducting research into children’s academic life in mountain …

Global Placement Grant – volunteer at Rosie May Foundation in Nepal

by Sutharshini Jeyathaas, 2nd year, BSc Hons Economics I travelled to Nepal as a research intern for Rosie May Foundation which is an international charity who help children in crisis. My role consisted of conducting research into children’s academic life in mountain schools. We had to assess how volunteers can contribute, including research on the specific skills …

Global Placement Grant – Volunteer at refugee camp in Croatia

by Janice Fordjour 1st year, Law LLB I travelled to Croatia for 6 weeks as a volunteer at a refugee camp. I was fortunate enough to be able to assist in English classes. We worked with the Red cross whilst there but the project was organised by AIESEC. My role also included leading my own …

Reflections on an internship as Events Manager for a local NGO in Chengdu province, China

By Elspeth Turner: 3rd year MSci International Relations & Global Issues. I travelled to Chengdu, China to complete a month-long placement at an NGO. The NGO’s main goals were the development and promotion of community culture and creating a harmonious community atmosphere, building community cultural soft power and promoting cultural reform, and a development of …