In my placement year I worked for General Electric and I am delighted to have now been accepted on to their graduate scheme
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"The course helps you develop really solid problem solving skills and natural communication skills. You also get a lot of independence to take projects in the direction you want them to go in, especially in your final year.
"Coming from A levels, the jump is completely different. The lecturers are a huge support though. They have an open door policy and you can ask them for help at any time.
"In my third year I worked at General Electric doing a finance internship. It was a fantastic opportunity. There's a really good, dedicated placement team on campus that can help you with finding jobs and the application process – you even get visited while you're on placement to make sure things are going ok.
"My greatest achievement has been as a result of going on placement. In the September before my final year, I was accepted onto General Electric's financial management graduate scheme, so when I graduate I've got a job to go to."