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Mona’s placement year experience

In this video, Mona tells us about her placement year and how she went about applying for it. Here she shares her tips.

In this video, Mona tells us about her experience applying for a year in industry (placement year), and why she chose to undertake it. She reflects on the skills involved in applying and undertaking the placement, and how she feels her experience will help her in her final year at university and beyond. Mona tells us how the professional networks she has developed, as well as the skills and industry knowledge gained, can help her in her future career.

Over to you

Imagine you had a chance to take a year’s paid work experience whilst halfway through your degree programme. What an incredible opportunity! What would you like to do for your placement year? What kinds of things do you see yourself doing?

Tell us in the comments below – we look forward to reading your thoughts!

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