Knowing what employers are looking for when hiring is an essential part of finding and applying for work experience.
It is important to do as much research as possible into an organisation before applying to work with them. Not only will this help you to decide if the opportunity is right for you, it will also increase your chances of success as the organisation will be able to tell you have a genuine interest in what they do.
We contacted several architectural firms who have placement opportunities, or have taken students on for placements in the past. The following case studies provide tips for making applications and attending interviews, as well as advice from a graduate who successfully achieved a post-Part 1 placement.
Employer case studies
Graduate case study
- Jennifer Webb BA (Hons)