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Emilija Majute

BSc (Hons)
Emilija Majute

Emilija joined Metricell as an intern, and this placement provided many opportunities to increase her existing skills and knowledge.

Why did you decide to do a placement while at City, University of London?

I decided to do a placement, because I wanted and needed to gain the necessarily work experience in the relevant field of my studies. I joined the company as an intern, knowing that I will have many opportunities to gain new; and increase my existing skills and knowledge.

Where was your placement and what was your role?

My placement was at Metricell and my job title was Marketing and Technical Business Support.
My main tasks were:
  • 1st Line Customer Support
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Website and video Design
  • Working with SQL databases
  • Working with Excel to create various reports.

What has been the most important thing gained from your placement?

The most important thing that I gained during my placement was self-confidence. 

What did you do after you graduated?

While I was still studying I had a part-time job, so after I graduated I started working full-time for the same company until this day. However at the moment I am applying for different Graduate schemes and programmes.

Anything else you would like to highlight about City?

I would recommend everyone to do a placement year, as it helps you to grow professionally and gain an insight of where you might want to end up in short or long term period; in other words it helps you to shape your career path.