More about Prashant
Current role: Alstom, India - IT Services Manager (Service Transition, Digital Transformation)
Work placement: Alstom
"I had the opportunity to undertake a postgraduate placement at Alstom, a leading global organisation that provides equipment and services for power generation and rail transport.
"The year-long sandwich placement within my MSc study involved looking after the company servers and network systems. I also had the chance to work on creating home share access for company users.
"As well as dealing with the daily IT issues, the role gave me the freedom to learn new things and create effective solutions for the computing problems within the company.
"The placement has given me the experience of working in a professional, industry-led environment. My past study in Computer and Information Science was directly related to the work I was doing.
"The placement opportunity enhanced both my skills and my CV and I hope to pursue this line of work in the future. It is a unique opportunity to learn from others and develop your professional life while taking postgraduate study."