On the 27th Of August, I finished my placement year at Invest Northern Ireland. I was a Communications Assistant in the Communications Team and did various work for the team’s different divisions. During the first six months, my work mostly consisted of building, writing stories, and publishing for the internal newsletter, Newsweekly. I also did

I can still remember the days, when applying for a placement position, wondering what the year ahead would hold. I had always worked in retail and hospitality and had no idea what working in an office environment would be like, let alone working in a Marketing and Communications role. When I received the news, I

I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I signed up for placement year with the Police Service of Northern Ireland. I wasn’t even sure what the role of a press officer involved when I walked into placement on the first day.  Would I just be responsible for making tea and coffee? Or maybe I

Having just returned to final year after a year out of education, the month of September had me reminiscing on the previous year I spent on placement and the adjustment I needed to get back into the swing of lectures, coursework and the dreaded dissertation! As mid-September came around, I was struck by the ‘change

My 5 top tips to applying for a placement This week sees me reaching the halfway mark of my placement year with Morrow Communications – time flies when you’re having fun! It really is hard to think of how it felt to vigorously prepare for interview after interview and to be told (if even) ‘you