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

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

Placement year: half way through

​It’s hard to believe I’ve reached the halfway point of my industrial placement. It feels like just yesterday I wrote my first blog, telling you how nervous and excited I was about starting! Time really does fly when you’re having fun! No week is ever the same It’s difficult to describe a week in my … Continue reading Placement year: half way through

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

A finance internship with Baker Hughes

Hi, I’m Holly. I’m a third year BSc Accounting, Business Management and Finance student. My year in industry is with Baker Hughes, a GE company, which makes tools for the oil and gas industry. I joined GE in a financial controllership role but have recently taken on accounts receivable responsibilities too. Choices, choices To be … Continue reading A finance internship with Baker Hughes

My experience on Aldi’s industrial placement scheme

I’m Laura, a BA Business and Management student at the York Management School. For my year in industry I’m taking part in Aldi’s industrial placement scheme. I discovered Aldi’s scheme at one of the University’s careers events. I was impressed with the structured training plan for the placement year. It provides the opportunity to learn … Continue reading My experience on Aldi’s industrial placement scheme