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    I'm 2 months into my placement year at uni, I'm really not enjoying it and contemplating leaving and trying to find somewhere to do a summer internship for next summer. Is this a bad decision which would leave me unemployable for the rest of my life? Any help/advice would be appreciated
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    It wouldn't leave you unemployable but think of the repercussions to your degree. You need to find out how leaving would affect your degree (as some placement programs count towards your final grade).

    What's wrong with your placement?
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    It's optional for my degree and wouldn't count towards my final grade, guessing the only difference would be I'd have to explain why it took me 4 years to do a 3 year course in interviews. It's very different to the placement advertised to me and not the sort of thing I'd want to go into, plus I'm less than 2 months in and have learned pretty much everything I'm going to from it.
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    It wouldn't leave you unemployable but think of the repercussions to your degree. You need to find out how leaving would affect your degree (as some placement programs count towards your final grade).

    What's wrong with your placement?
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    It's optional for my degree and wouldn't count towards my final grade, guessing the only difference would be I'd have to explain why it took me 4 years to do a 3 year course in interviews. It's very different to the placement advertised to me and not the sort of thing I'd want to go into, plus I'm less than 2 months in and have learned pretty much everything I'm going to from it.
    The experience will be worth it. What sort of course are you doing? I do think there's more you can learn from it, you can always learn something new. Perhaps speak to your manager to try and move into other parts of the department?
 
 
 
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