My Placement with Kier Construction: Laura Spencer, Interior Architecture and Design

Laura Spencer is on placement at Kier Construction as a Design Manager. This is the perfect placement for Laura as an Interior Architecture and Design student! Laura talks about her experiences of finding, securing and being on placement.

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A Final Farewell

Elizabeth Smallwood, the Placement and Employability Ambassador with Creative Careers 2017/18, looks back over the past year at her role and looks forward to the great things to come!

Creative Careers has been a fantastic part of my final year that I will never forget.

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Placement Experience: Siana Jones, Interior Architecture and Design, working with Karen Millen

Siana Jones is undertaking a Placement+ year, currently with her second placement Studio Four Architects. Here she talks about her first short placement with Karen Millen and what she got up to there!

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Placement experience: Jake Saunders, BSc Television and Broadcasting, working as a Digital Content Logger for IMG Studios

Jake Saunders, studying BSc Television and Broadcasting is currently on placement with IMG Studios as a Digital Content Logger. Read on to hear more about his experiences with IMG and the Premier League.

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Hannah’s lingerie self-employment placement business continues after graduation

Last month the faculty’s CCI Creative Space blog featured Hannah Mitchell, one of our former placement year students.

Hannah, BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design, chose to do our Self-employment Placement Year where students can set up and run their own business with the support of the faculty and the University’s nest team.

Nest is the startup incubator, exclusively for students and graduates of the University of Portsmouth. Nest help to get your idea off of the ground, or take an existing startup to the next level, they offer expert advice and support, workshops, co-working space, networking opportunities, funding opportunities, and a whole host of useful resources.

In 2015/16 Hannah,  spent her placement year developing her own lingerie brand, Hayze. She graduated in 2017 and now, with the help of Nest funding, Hannah has exciting plans for Hayze, which you can read more about on the CCI Creative Space blog.

Placement experience: Junior Graphic Designer at Lumesse – Nicola, BA (Hons) Graphic Design

From challenging her biggest insecurities to developing her design skills, Nicola’s placement as a Junior Graphic Designer for Lumesse Learning in Brighton has “proved more valuable than I could have imagined”.

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My Placement with The Walt Disney Company – Emily Haysom, Media Studies and Entertainment Technology

Emily Haysom, a Media Studies and Entertainment Technology student is undertaking her placement year with The Walt Disney Company.  Emily talks to us about her experience with working on different projects and what it is like working for the Mouse himself!

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