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Why Do a Work Placement?

  • Christine Fanthome
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Part of the Palgrave Study Guides book series (PASTSK)

Abstract

Over recent years work placements have become increasingly visible in the curricula of universities, colleges and schools. This development has promoted a parallel expansion in supportive literature and web-based resources available to students. It is now widely recognised not only that placements are beneficial, but that, as competition for jobs intensifies, work experience is becoming an essential component of an applicant’s CV within the post-graduation employment market.

Keywords

Work Placement Voluntary Work Workplace Learning Transferable Skill Workplace Environment 
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© Christine Fanthome 2004

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