Month: October 2016

Preparing for the Fair with ASOS

Great insights on preparing for the Graduate Job and Placement Fair from ASOS!  Have you checked out the Manchester Met Careers and Employability Blog yet? Its packed with great careers advice and info!

Ahead of our Graduate Job & Placement Fair on 2nd November, we’ve been chatting to some of the employers attending to find out more about them and help you prepare for the day. Interested in a …

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My placement at boohoo.com

If fashion is your thing then a placement with a leading retailer such as boohoo.com could be ideal for you.  In this post Marketing Management student Melanie Taylor tells us about life on placement as a Marketing Operations Intern.

Where are you currently on placement, and what is your placement role?

I am currently on placement at boohoo.com, located in the Northern Quarter in Manchester. I am the Marketing Operations intern, covering a broad spectrum of marketing activities such as international, events and more!

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When you started searching for placements did you have a specific type of role in mind? What types of roles did you apply for?

I was very selective when applying for my placement, a lot of my friends seemed to apply for every opportunity that popped up, but it took me a while to find one I liked the look of! Anyone searching for a placement should keep their options open and step outside their comfort zone where possible, but stay true to the area that you want to work in so that your passion shines through.

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An incredible six weeks.

Manchester Met Sports Management student David Hartley is currently on his dream placement year with The Football Foundation, where he is employed as Communications Officer Intern. Read about his first six weeks on placement here, and look out for regular updates of his progress!

Going into my first day of placement at the start of June I was, like most people, apprehensive about what lay ahead in my new role at the Football Foundation. I can safely say that after the first…

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