My Placement Year

After my second year, I decided to take a year out to get some industry experience. I ended up securing a role at the University of Sheffield as a Communications and External Engagement Assistant Intern. Keen to document my experience, I decided to write these checkpoint posts about what I had picked up. For example, learning the processes, technologies and ways of working. Above all, I also hope inspire students who may be wondering if taking a placement year is right for them.

My Gratitude CV

January 10th 2020

What a better way to start 2020 than with a CV refresh AND a gratitude CV? ✨ Here’s mine!

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! đź’Ľ

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 […]

Life Updated: Almost There

July 12th 2016

I just keep my head down, run hard and am always surprised when I look up and see where I am. – Grant In my (only) post back in January, I outlined some of the goals I wanted to achieve for the year. I used the new year to push myself to tick off as many goals as I could. […]