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Placement Presentation 2010

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My advice for helping other students secure a placement in 2011. Includes information about making an online profile, the interview and what to expect when you start.

My advice for helping other students secure a placement in 2011. Includes information about making an online profile, the interview and what to expect when you start.

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  • The beginningWhere to look/ where I lookedApproaching companies/ my techniquesInterviewsRecommendationsRegretsThe realityUtilizing your placement
  • The beginningWhere to look/ where I lookedApproaching companies/ my techniquesInterviewsRecommendationsRegretsThe realityUtilizing your placement

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  • Finding your placement
    Where to start…
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • Creating and defining your online presence
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • Where to look
    • Magazines (.net, Computer Arts, Digital Art, etc)
    • Shows, Events, Career Fair’s
    • Internet/ Search Engines
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • Making contact and applying – it’s time to justify
    your hard work
    • Make a convincing cover letter… start applying now!
    • Be very persistent – remind the company of your interest
    • Log all details (names, numbers, emails, addresses etc.)
    • Don’t let any setbacks stop you from looking
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • The interview – it’s nothing like an interrogation
    • Obvious or not, look presentable – it’s your one chance to impress
    your potential manager
    • The company are only looking to know more about you. They
    understand we are still students
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • Recommendations
    • Make a cover letter template and make slight modifications for
    each application
    • From my experience, placements abroad are incredibly
    difficult to come by
    • Leave your choices open
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • Regrets
    • Start looking as soon as possible
    • Consider the distance to commute
    • Using initiative
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • The reality of a placement
    • Be prepared to work your socks off
    • Amazing opportunity to make new contacts and friends
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • Utilising your placement
    • New business contacts
    • Great opportunity to think ahead for final year project
    • Develop personal and business skills
    • Learn how to use new software that you previously might not
    have access to at home
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • Thank you
    Mail: jd285@kent.ac.uk, james.dolan@disney.com
    … best of luck finding your placements!
    Questions?
    jd285@kent.ac.uk
  • Links
    www.linkedin.com
    www.xing.com
    www.deviantart.com
    www.audiotool.com
    www.twitter.com
    www.flickr.com
    www.wordpress.com
    www.vimeo.com
    jd285@kent.ac.uk