Kate’s fine-wine-retailing placement in Australia
“Events based internship, touching on other sectors (e.g marketing, social media…)”
Kate studies Tourism Management at Bournemouth University and is doing a 12 month placement in Australia working with a business which sells fine wines.
What’s your background back home?
“I come from a small family, outside a big city. Moved far away for uni & always wanting to explore more.”
Why did you choose to do a placement year as part of your degree?
“Compulsory part of sandwich degree, good experience.”
What are you doing for your placement year?
“Events based internship, touching on other sectors (e.g marketing, social media…).”
Why did you decide to do your placement year overseas instead of back home in the UK?
“Take any opportunity to travel.”
What are you learning from living and working overseas for your placement year?
“Different ways of doing things, experiencing a new lifestyle.”
What have you done so far?
“Work at placement; have a few events, get a part time job pet sitting, lots of concerts / festivals, travelled some of the east coast.”
Why did you choose Placement Year International?
“Heard good things.”
What skills or knowledge have you gained from your placement so far?
“How to pull up an event time line/run sheet, compile contact lists, learn about liquor and event licensing, ticket system analytics, social media analytics.”
What have you learnt about Australian culture?
“Any word that exists can be shortened in some way or another!”
Click here to find out more about our Business and Events placements in Australia.
Interested in a Business or Events placement in Australia?
Read more about our Australia placements.
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Working in partnership with universities, prestigious global hotel brands and many other businesses.
"I thank you for your support. It really was a great experience."
Fabien Shaikh, Nottingham Trent University
Nepal Business, Jan 2022
"Did a great job at finding me a placement in my chosen country and in my chosen field - especially given the difficulties of Covid and restricted travel."
Harry Moore, Loughborough University
"I always wanted to work in the UK as it has a rich culture. I have expanded my global connections. You were very helpful and informative."
Charmian Chang, University of Surrey
"I improved my communication, confidence, team work skills. Placement Year International is highly professional and organised. The communication and assistance was great, even after everything was sorted out with contracts!"
Feruza Shakir, University of Huddersfield
"Your service and that of your staff has been phenomenal!"
Geoffrey Frey, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
"I am working as sales and marketing Intern. Placement Year International could not make it any simpler. I am actively referring my friends."
Satwik Shiv, Nottingham Trent University
"It is a great established company with a lovely director who is very engaging to interns. I will recommend for my fellow Bournemouth University students."
Mei Smith, Bournemouth University
"I definitely enjoyed my placement in Nepal and the process for applying was made very easy by the team at Placement Year International."
Sam Galloway, University of Glasgow