Abigail Swain, Work Experience and Placements Officer at the University, was quoted in an article in the The Guardian about how to prepare for a sandwich year placement.

Abigail Swain

In the article, Abigail Swain offered advice on how to find the best placement during a sandwich course, and discussed networking.

Talking about when you meet a potential business contact, she said: “Take their business card and make a note of your conversation with them.

“It’s easy to forget what was talked about if you’ve spoken to so many people in the same day. Send them a personalised email, referencing the conversation you had – that’s more likely to get a reply.”

Read the full article on The Guardian’s website.

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