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My naive experience with placement searching

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13:45 PM | 21 May 2014
by stephanie bradshaw
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Stephanie Bradshaw discusses her experience of searching for a placement, how generic careers advice has failed her and what she has learned.

I confidently put aside two hours to sort out my placement. I swear I had great plans to be the next David Ogilvy, knowing exactly which agencies I was going to hit first. I started to hear of people landing placements around me. This didn’t intimidate me, it fuelled my fire.

Brimming with confidence after submitting my first application, I winked at every housemate I passed as if I’d just secured a placement at NASA. With one eyebrow raised, I patronised fellow marketing peers, name dropping my one and only application.

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