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Sustainability Mapping, Procurement Intern
About the placement/internship

Why did you decide to do a placement/internship?

To gain experience and to put the skills gained from my MSc into practice.

How did you find your placement/internship?

Career Connect

Application process

I sent my CV and cover letter, got invited to a presentation-based interview.

What made you choose this organisation for your placement/internship?

My MSc is directly linked to this role

Main responsibilities

Review and gather the necessary data on procurement Analyse main sustainability issues across categories Create a supply chain mapping methodology to identify where risks may rise across a specific product/services supply chainDevelop a checklist that could be used as a guide to assess suppliers progress on sustainable development.

Typical day


What did I enjoy about my placement/internship?

Friendly colleagues & supervisors, and the whole project was aboutsustainability

Challenging aspects

Working remotely from home with the current global situation. I also had a lotof information to take in and processing that data/information was challenging

Did you use any skills learned from your course?

Critical thinking, research & analysis, communication (writing professional reports) technical skills

Has your time on placement influenced your future career choice?

It definitely has, I really want my career to go towards sustainability. This was an important role for my career development

Form completed: 07 Jul 2020

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