Happy New Year to me: placement success….

Big news for the blog this week. After many trips up to London, interviews and interview prep, I can finally say that I now have my placement. After spending a long day at L’Oreal’s HQ in London I am lucky enough to have landed myself a PR & Comms Internship. I still can’t quite believe it. It hasn’t truly sunk in yet. I have been dreaming of a PR internship in London for so long and now I am achieving my dream – it doesn’t seem quite real. It is still hard to believe that I am going to be working in PR for a leading global beauty organisation. Not only this but I will be moving to London in June for a whole year…..London….6 months time….a year?! The actual assessment day was tough although I didn’t expect it to be easy. I just went in there and did the best I could whilst showing them the person I was. I left feeling that I did the best I could – after all, that is all I ask from an interview. To go away feeling like I’ve learnt and have improved upon my interview technique. I couldn’t have done that badly though, I got the job! A placement year was one of the main reasons I chose Bournemouth University in the first place. Graduate jobs are so competitive as it is, so to have a year’s worth of experience at L’Oreal on my CV is going to be crucial for me. My placement year…

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