Hi, I’m Jade, an Interactive Media student here at York. I’m currently doing a Placement Year working as an Intern Game Designer at Criterion Games. Why did you decide to do a placement? I’ve always wanted to work in the Games Industry. Through the course I’m studying at university, I discovered my love for games … Continue reading Spending a year as a Game Designer at Criterion Games
Hi, I’m Amina, a Film and TV Production student here at York. I’m currently doing a Placement Year working as a Creative Intern at The Walt Disney Company. Why did you decide to do a placement? I wasn’t planning to do a placement year until one day when our department sent around an email about … Continue reading Working as a Creative Intern at the Walt Disney Company
Hi, I’m Abigail. I’m studying a BA Business and Management with a year in industry. My placement is with Lloyds Banking Group, working as a Risk Analyst. Finding a placement I found my placement through Rate My Placement online. I had applied for other placements before and had taken a few rejections along the way, … Continue reading My placement with Lloyds Banking Group
My Internship Over the summer, I had the amazing opportunity to complete an internship with the University’s social media team. The amount of independence and creative freedom I was given was well beyond what I could have hoped for. For example, one of my responsibilities was documenting the summer graduation period on the official Instagram … Continue reading Internship Opportunities at York
Internships are like test drives. They give you an opportunity to test out different industries and to weigh up their pros and their cons, before you decide which one to pursue. I have always envied those with a grand plan for their life. Those who knew from the moment they locked eyes with a dolphin … Continue reading A dozen top tips for getting the most out of your internships
Hello! I’m Charlie, a 2nd year Environment, Economics and Ecology (EEE) student. It’s coming up to Christmas and this academic year has already been packed full! During the summer vacation I was lucky enough to gain a paid internship in the University’s Environment department. Yes paid! It involved working with lecturers to communicate ecosystem services … Continue reading 2nd year so far!
Internships, work experience, student placements, I’m sure you’ve probably had six million careers talks all about the merit of doing them. The ‘transferable’ skills you’ll gain and how great it’ll look on your CV etc etc. I’ve been there, sitting in the lecture theatre thinking sure, sure, yeah, punctuality is important obviously, blah blah and … Continue reading Internships, work experience, student placements, etc, etc…
As a mature Masters Student studying Global Marketing, I considered that doing an internship would be invaluable experience and I was eager to find one. I couldn’t believe how many opportunities there are being a student at the University of York for internships. I took my first internship in January and my second in June. The beauty … Continue reading Spinning Plates – it can be done!