Work Placements — A Survival Guide for Students

  • Authors
  • Christine Fanthome

Part of the Palgrave Study Guides book series (PASTSK)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 1-12
  3. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 13-26
  4. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 27-37
  5. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 38-49
  6. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 50-62
  7. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 63-76
  8. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 88-100
  9. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 101-113
  10. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 114-128
  11. Christine Fanthome
    Pages 129-143
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 144-148

About this book


This book is an essential guide for students contemplating or embarking upon work placements. Using comments from students, employers and tutors, it includes guidelines on how to find an appropriate placement; audit skills; construct a strong CV and application; prepare for an interview and derive maximum benefit from the work placement experience. The book identifies common problems facing students, together with remedial strategies, and offers suggestions for tackling written and oral assignments. Finally, it shows how to create and implement a successful job-search strategy.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2004
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4039-3434-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-08191-9
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