Public Sector Future Leaders Programme

During summer 2014 Sociology student Yasemin took part in the Public Sector Future Leaders Programme, an exclusive opportunity for students at the University of Birmingham. She gained experience at West Midlands Police, West Midlands Fire Service and Birmingham City Council. Yasemin worked on an HR project and shares her experiences with us below. I was … Continue reading

Developing enterprising skills in the workplace

Hi everyone, my name’s Dan and I’m currently on my placement year. I am working at Microsoft, which are based in Reading. Over the next year, I thought it would be quite informative to share my experiences, where I can hopefully demonstrate how the skills and qualities entrepreneurs demonstrate can also be applied as an … Continue reading

Case study – Interning at Barnardo’s

Business Management student Kara shares her experiences of being a Business Development intern at Barnardo’s this summer.   Hi, my name is Kara and I have spent the past three months volunteering as a Business Development intern at Barnardo’s. I initially applied for the role as while I have found the supply chain and procurement … Continue reading