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Bethany Struszkowski

BA (Hons) Criminology

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The experience at my work placement was eye-opening and created career opportunities I had not contemplated before. After having a break from enrichment activities during the pandemic, the placement helped me to get back into the work environment, providing current experience for my CV.

Exploring my chosen field – Criminology
Bethany completed a placement as a HR and Recruitment assistant for Options for supported living as she wanted to explore the opportunities in this field before graduating. Bethany’s role involved arranging interviews and working alongside the manager and other staff members to ensure the day-to-day running of the company was smooth.

Bethany used her organisation and timekeeping skills to demonstrate that she was committed to making sure she made the most out of her placement.
Bethany also demonstrated excellent implementation of knowledge from her degree into her set tasks as well as using her knowledge to develop strong working relationships across the charity. Praised for her work and commitment during her placement time, Bethany was offered employment by the company.

After the success of her placement, Bethany was offered employment at Options for Support Living.

“Beth has demonstrated commitment and passion for her role as HR and Recruitment Assistant at Options. She is keen to learn, reliable and manages her time effectively. Beth worked hard to develop her administrative, IT and communication skills. She is adaptable, works collaboratively and is valued by the team.”
– Sophie Spriggs