Kimaya Jadhav – My Experience as a Global Engagement Officer

During the first semester of my second year, I had the opportunity to be a part of the university’s global engagement team as an intern. As an industrial economics student, my previous work experiences were quite different as compared to this internship. So, when I saw that this opportunity was available, I decided to apply …

Hiya Patel- My Marketing and Insight Internship Experience

During my first semester of the third year at the University of Nottingham, I embarked on a transformative journey as a member of the Market Research & Insight Team within the External Relations department at the University of Nottingham. This opportunity arose alongside my studies in Industrial Economics, offering a unique blend of theoretical learning …

Ben Thompson – ‘Transport Planning, Auditing and Mapping: Student Experiences and Reflections on a 10-Week Placement at the Nottingham City Council

The Social Sciences Placement Programme offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in a job sector of interest, gain and improve professional competencies, and give yourself an advantage in fiercely competitive internships and grad job application schemes. In the first term of my third year at university, I took part in the Social Sciences Placement …

Lara Cuthbertson – Navigating the World of Marketing: A Student’s Insightful Journey through a Dynamic 10-Week Placement at the University of Nottingham

During my first semester of the second year at the University of Nottingham, I completed a 10-week placement program alongside my Geography studies. I worked with the University of Nottingham Sport marketing and communications team at David Ross Sports Village, where I spent 7 hours a week in the office working on particular projects with …

Placement with Vanclaron CHATS CIC

By Ziqing Huang, 1st year postgraduate student with visual impairment During the spring term, I was very happy that I got this opportunity of completing 10 weeks of placement as a well-being Outreach Case Worker in the non-profit organization Vanclaron CHATS CIC, where I met passionate and supportive colleagues. It seemed like a small and …

My Placement with Nottingham Mencap

My name is Elijah Pope, I am a second year Law LLB student, and in the previous spring term I undertook a placement with Nottingham Mencap as an Activities Assistant. As a basic summary of the role, this has required me to assist in the setting up and performing of activities for adults with various …

My Placement with Fearless Youth Association

by Jodie Swann , 3rd Year Geography student During the spring semester of my final year, I was fortunate enough to complete an 8-week placement with Fearless Youth Association (FYA), a non-profit organisation that offers young people and the local community the opportunity to engage in training and skills development. My role as a Climate …

My Placement with Refugee Roots

by Lily Painter, Sociology and Criminology student Placement Overview: For my second term during my second year at university, my application was accepted for the role as a ‘Volunteer Assistant’ for ‘Refugee Roots’. ‘Refugee Roots’ is a local charity located in Nottingham city centre and is an organisation that aims to aid and make the …