Courtnay McLeod: Helping ensure internships are more than making cups of tea

I’VE seen this from all sides.

I’ve been the over-eager student desperate to impress someone, anyone, during a work placement.

I’ve also been the television presenter that has sighed (mightily) when asked to accommodate another work experience person for a few hours.

And I’ve been the university lecturer dismayed when students return from a week in the vibrant media industry only to say they’ve made the wrong career choice because it was, well, painfully dull.

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