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    For anyone whose either got a place... or attempted to get one....

    Do you max out the length of the application? The max character limit is 4000.... but did you just fill out maybe half or two thirds of the limit?
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    My first few attempts that were unssuccessful, we're short sentences that I could have put together in 15 mins. After that I applied more seriously, and although I didn't intend for it to get lengthy it naturally did. I was successful with this attempt. However, they have so many to read, if your writing style is dull, they will not read on. So keep it shorter if it lacks that finesse.

    Also, it has to be PERFECT grammar and spelling - otherwise it will not be progressed.

    Goodluck
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    Hi,

    I made my first attempt this year and submitted the application last week. Not all of my answers were of maximum amount of characters allowed, but I felt like I have said everything I could. Therefore I stopped where I felt I needed to, as I really did not want to spoil it with unnecessary rant.

    By the way, does anyone have an idea as to when we will be hearing of the outcome?
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    when is the deadline? and when is the period of work exp for?
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    (Original post by Lit Up!)
    when is the deadline? and when is the period of work exp for?
    https://jobs.bbc.co.uk/fe/tpl_bbc03.asp?newms=info6

    All of the information is here. It takes just a quick Google search to find out :p:
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    (Original post by eve_22)
    https://jobs.bbc.co.uk/fe/tpl_bbc03.asp?newms=info6

    All of the information is here. It takes just a quick Google search to find out :p:
    That doesn't answer the question at all. It just takes you to the work experience homepage. A google search couldn't answer that question could it?
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    (Original post by inkblot)
    That doesn't answer the question at all. It just takes you to the work experience homepage. A google search couldn't answer that question could it?
    If you press on that link, you can do a search for various work experience opportunities at the BBC. Each of them has their own application deadline and a period on which the placement will be held.
    Simple.
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    can you apply for two different bbc work experience placements or is best just to stick with one?

    the ones I am looking at are both in the same city and place if that helps at all
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    good luck to who ever applied for it. i always wanted to apply for it, but just too lazy, cant be bothered.
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    (Original post by Burnsey91)
    can you apply for two different bbc work experience placements or is best just to stick with one?

    the ones I am looking at are both in the same city and place if that helps at all
    I applied for 4 in July 2009 and got a call for 2.

    So yeah, apply for everything you want. The only rule is once you have completed a work experience, you can't apply again.
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    (Original post by Burnsey91)
    can you apply for two different bbc work experience placements or is best just to stick with one?

    the ones I am looking at are both in the same city and place if that helps at all
    Yeah, I applied for 8 (7 for the same month) and have so far been rejected from 4 but keeping my fingers crossed for the others!
 
 
 
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