Tag: Work placement

  • An ideal taster into the world of market research

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    I graduated from University with a BA in History and a hazy vision of how I wished to develop the learnings from my degree. What I did know was that I loved the research element of my course and wanted to explore how this could be translated into a business...

  • A brilliant insight into the world of market research

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    As a final year French Studies and History undergraduate, the time to apply for jobs is fast approaching and with no clear career path, it was quickly becoming a daunting prospect. After undertaking an internship at a Marketing & PR Agency over the summer, I knew that I wanted a...

  • Starting My Work Placement Journey

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    As a part of my Marketing degree, it is compulsory to undergo a placement year. Therefore during my second year at university, I began to think about and search for a placement within the marketing industry. However, I was aware that this would prove difficult, given how broad this sector...

  • An insight into the role of a market researcher

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    Research by Design offers a fantastic work placement to students who wish to gain experience in market research. RbD initially appealed to me as they work with variety of sectors and employ both qualitative and quantitative methods in their research. ​Having recently completed a BSc in Psychology I was unsure in...

  • "My time at RbD will, without a doubt, help me in the future."

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    Having a limited understanding of market research, but an eagerness to know more, I took the opportunity to complete a work placement at Research by Design. Firstly, to determine whether a career in market research is something I would enjoy, and secondly, to put to use some of the transferable...

  • "My two week work placement at Research by Design has been invaluable"

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    By being an Undergraduate Sociology student I wanted to gain further insight into the world of research, thus the opportunity to work at Research by Design seemed to be the right step to take in gaining a better insight into the world of market research. Before starting the work placement, I...

  • Market research placement

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    As research was an integral component of my social policy degree, I gained an insight into both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies within a social context. Thus, after graduating I thought it was essential to apply my classroom knowledge into a working environment. Initially, I was very anxious about entering an...

  • An introduction to Market Research: An intern's view

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    "Having studied market research at university as a part of my business management degree, I really wanted to get a taste for what it would be like in the real working world, so taking this opportunity from Research by Design was perfect for me. I was apprehensive about taking my first...