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How I got my job: Analytical Placement with NHS England

BA Geography student Lizzie Augarde will be writing a number of posts for the blog during her placement year with NHS England, which she has just started.  In this first posts she outlines how she landed her placement and shares her tips for other students who are, or will be, seeking placements.

Hi, I’m Lizzie and I’ve just started a 12 month placement working for NHS England in the Patients and Information Directorate: Medical and Nursing Analytical Team – in short, the team responsible for managing all the data related to hospitals and patients. I have just completed the second year of my BA Geography degree at the University of Leeds and have loved every minute of it, but I’m looking forward to spending this year doing something quite different Continue reading

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Getting into the Public Sector

Thinking of entering the Public Sector? Our Careers Consultant, Marah Gardner, offers her advice on how to get in to this highly competitive sector!

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What is it?

The public sector consists of local, national and international government. It includes employers as small as rural parish councils and as large as the European Parliament.  These organisations create and implement policies and laws and provide public services such as environmental safety and planning, housing, leisure, social care, education, transport and health. Continue reading

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