How to Get the Most Out of a Year in Industry

  By Joe, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham I was very fortunate to be able to apply for a year in industry through the university-organised RESPECT scheme. Following a successful interview, I accepted an offer from Osborne (a civil engineering contractor on National Highways’ framework for delivery of major road … Continue reading “How to Get the Most Out of a Year in Industry”

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What am I learning and how does it help?

There are many different reasons why placements are a valuable experience and the most obvious of these is that a placement looks great on your CV!! When you finish your degree and start looking for jobs, you’ll probably notice that one of the major factors an employer will look for is experience. This is why … Continue reading “What am I learning and how does it help?”