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Work Placements - A Survival Guide for Students

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 162
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Macmillan Study Skills

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Paperback - 9781403934345

24 August 2004

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Ebook - 9781137081919

14 March 2017

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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;...

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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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There is no other book that covers this subject area
It is topical, given the government initiatives regarding vocational education
This is a text book that is desperately needed by tutors

Introduction
Why do a Work Placement?
Getting Started
Applying for a Placement
Interview Success
Getting the Most out of Your Placement
Common Problems Facing Students
Understanding Employers' and Tutors' Perspectives
Successes (Case Studies)
Disappointments (Case Studies)
Written and Oral Assignments
From Work Placement to Employment
Appendices
Index.

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CHRISTINE FANTHOME, inspired by a work placement at London Weekend Television, went on to study English and Drama at London University and then to enjoy a career in broadcasting with Thames Television. Later, having taken an MA and a PhD, she became a freelance writer, lecturer and consultant. She has worked at the University of Roehampton Surrey as a consultant and tutor on its work placement module.

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CHRISTINE FANTHOME, inspired by a work placement at London Weekend Television, went on to study English and Drama at London University and then to enjoy a career in broadcasting with Thames Television. Later, having taken an MA and a PhD, she became a freelance writer, lecturer and consultant. She has worked at the University of Roehampton Surrey as a consultant and tutor on its work placement module.

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