Checkpoint

I wanted to document my time as the first placement intern at my university and what better way to do it through my blog! With the intention to inspire other students who may be wondering throughout their studies if a placement year is worth the extra year in a chosen degree course.

I’m sure the benefits (in terms of experience and skills) will become more evident throughout these “checkpoint” posts which I intend to post every couple of months.



A reflection of my placement year

August 11th 2017

Today I officially finish my placement at the University of Sheffield. Extremely grateful for the experience; I’ve learned incredibly valuable things. I’m excited to see what’s next! 💼




Checkpoint #2:
Presentations & Projects

October 16th 2016

As always, my week as an intern at the University has flown by! I’ve been especially busy last week mainly because of various networking events I was invited to, lecture briefings I had to assist with delivering and initiating action on projects I’m leading. I’m still in disbelief that I’ve been on placement for 8 weeks […]




Checkpoint #1: START

August 19th 2016

So August has started off very exciting and very busy – just how I like it! There have been a number of big changes in my life since I last blogged ranging from personal changes to more exciting and positive opportunities – today I’ll be sharing an adventure I have just begun: starting my placement and becoming an […]