Securing a Placement

SreenaApplications, Assessment Centres, Cover Letters, CVs, Interviews, Second Year, Sreena Nadarajan, UK Placements

University is all about independence. From turning up to your lectures, seeking advice from your lecturers, to doing extra reading and revising. It is up to you.¬†Securing a placement is the same. Like your coursework and revision , you need to put time and effort into searching for the right placement. I’m going to focus on what I did in order to secure the placement of my choice.¬† Before I started applying for placements, I made sure I attended all the seminars and lectures which were organised by the Careers+Placements Team.

Moving to London

SreenaOn Placement, Second Year, Sreena Nadarajan, UK Placements

I am a Politics and International Relations undergraduate, who is currently working as a Teacher at Beal High School located in East London. My position includes teaching PSHE, English and Physics to children aged eleven to sixteen, and supporting students with special requirements/needs. I have always considered teaching as a career path, but I was unsure because of the workload and stress which came with the job. However, my placement year has helped me make a more firm decision, and I can proudly say it is a career path which I would love to take on once I graduate, even … Read More