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    I'm in my first year of University studying marketing. I'd really like to do an internship or work placement of some kind during the summer but have no idea where to even find one let alone apply and prepare myself for one. Does anyone have any advice?
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    (Original post by stellabella1999)
    I'm in my first year of University studying marketing. I'd really like to do an internship or work placement of some kind during the summer but have no idea where to even find one let alone apply and prepare myself for one. Does anyone have any advice?
    Saying from personal and professional experience, I'd suggest you write a speculative application where you actively ask around different companies if they can allow interns to work for them.

    The art of marketing yourself is more about what you can do for those companies rather than what they can mainly do for you in terms of just gaining the experience which is one of the main reasons people forget.

    Before you make any contacts with those companies of your choice, make sure your CV is up to date and up to scratch. There is a section in this forum where a dedicated person can actually check whether your CV is ready to be out there (don't worry everything is private between you and them!), but make sure you leave your personal details out though.

    EDIT: You should also tailor each application to each company; find out about what they do and what motivated you to apply to them.
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    Leoral provide internships check out look from indeed website.
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    (Original post by stellabella1999)
    I'm in my first year of University studying marketing. I'd really like to do an internship or work placement of some kind during the summer but have no idea where to even find one let alone apply and prepare myself for one. Does anyone have any advice?
    Use your University Careers Service, they will have all these details and opportunities.
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    I've just written a blog post on the best 6 ways to find internships!

    https://herbusinessnow.wordpress.com...t-opportunity/

    These were all really useful to me starting out. Hope that helps!
 
 
 
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