Sometimes, getting into new roles can seem tough. You may feel like you need a certain skill for the job but can’t get it without actually doing the job. Don’t get stuck in limbo! Internships and placements are a great way to gain valuable work experience and develop new skills in areas and roles you might not be familiar with.
In this video, Amy tells you about the new skills she’s developing in her 12-month placement as an environmental scientist with the Field Studies Council. You can find internships, placements, and more on OpportunityHub, the careers and vacancy platform exclusively for OU students. Or, why not Grow your own internship with our new guide.