Doing a placement while studying at City meant I finished my degree with work experience - enabling me to confidently look for a job after graduating.
Why did you decide to do a placement while at City, University of London?
I wanted to finish my degree and already had some work experience. I though this would enable me to confidently look for a job after graduating.
Where was your placement and what was your role?
I was a product specialist in Carphone Warehouse's Online Product Management team, looking after monitoring of Carphone websites, DNS, and later in the placement I also helped with some solution delivery. After two years I become a database marketing executive responsible for data mining, data delivery for CRM, data analysis, and a business lead on several projects.
What has been the most important thing gained from your placement?
Confidence in myself.
What did you do after you graduating?
I still work for Carphone Warehouse, as a Senior CRM Database Manager.