My finance placement at Amazon

Hi, I’m Francesca, an Economics student here at York. I’m currently doing a Placement Year working as a Finance Intern at Amazon. What is your role? I work in the Finance organisation within a team called B2B (Business to Business) Finance Operations, supporting the Advertising channel.  At a very high level, my role involves ensuring … Continue reading My finance placement at Amazon

Placement tips

If you want to secure a graduate job at a top company, a placement can help you stand out. My placement was at Unilever, which is a large multinational ‘Fast Moving Consumer Goods’ (FMCG) corporation. It owns brands such as Magnum, Lynx, Ben & Jerry’s and Simple. I had two 6 month roles: one as … Continue reading Placement tips

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

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