University of Exeter Business School
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Placements - relevant work experience is more important than ever in the increasingly competitive labour market. Data from the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) 2019 report suggests that 44% students who undertake a placement use this to gain graduate level employment.
There are a number of options to complete a placement as part of your Business Degree including:
As for after my degree, my year in industry will hopefully set me apart from other graduates who have only done a three-year course – proving you can work in a business and having a strong reference from a good company is vital in showing you are ready to go straight into a graduate job.
Andrew Chebsey, BA in Business Management with Industrial Experience