Show me the money: making scholarships more visible

The University offers about 100 different scholarships every year, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it. There’s no central scholarships office, so no central database of what’s on offer to who. Most are administered and advertised by individual departments. It can take a bit of digging to find the details.

Learning to lead a successful team

I’m Laura, and I’m spending my Third Year on a general management placement at Aldi. It’s a twelve-month placement, split into two main areas; store time and head office. Working in store gives you the opportunity to learn how to lead and manage a successful team. In head office you develop your understanding of key … Continue reading Learning to lead a successful team

My tech management consultancy placement

Hi, I’m Sarah and I have been working at Reply since July 2018. Reply is a tech management consultancy that focuses on Digital Transformation. Reply is made up of a network of smaller companies that specialise in different areas. My role is to do the graduate recruitment for the companies in the UK. I have … Continue reading My tech management consultancy placement

Placements with Careers and Placements

Hi, I’m Maxim. For the past year I have worked at the University in the Careers and Placements team. I have been responsible for various projects such as organizing employer events and creating student case studies. However, the bulk of my placement was based around my own student research project where I gathered student viewpoints, … Continue reading Placements with Careers and Placements

Actuarial modelling in Paris and London: what I’ve learned

Hi, I’m Rhiannon, and I’ve been working as an Actuarial Modelling intern for SCOR. I spent the first half of my year in SCOR’s head office in Paris which was amazing, before moving to London in January for the second half of my placement. My favourite part of this experience has been living in two … Continue reading Actuarial modelling in Paris and London: what I’ve learned

On placement with Nestle in York

Hi, I’m Ellie. I am studying Accounting, Business Finance and Management and spending my year in industry at Nestle Confectionery. I’m originally from Hull and I’m a member of Goodricke College. I chose to come to York as I absolutely loved the university from the first time I visited. I was unsure whether I wanted … Continue reading On placement with Nestle in York

Working as a Market Analyst at Sony

Hello, I’m Christy. I am a 3rd year BSc Business and Management student. My course is quite similar to Accounting, Business Finance and Management, and there are a lot of places where the courses overlap. This is good for me, as personally I prefer more maths-based subjects but I don’t want to study accounting. It … Continue reading Working as a Market Analyst at Sony

Working on placement in York

I’m Maxim, a student from the Management School studying BSc Marketing. When I first came to York I wasn’t sure about doing a placement, but I changed my mind after learning about all the benefits. Since I already had work experience at marketing agencies, I wanted to switch it up and explore slightly different options. … Continue reading Working on placement in York