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Marek Briskar

Computing Science

How did you find out about the internship?

I found out about the internship through my Computing Science Industrial Summer Placement module. 

Please tell us more about your internship organisation.

MyTownonVideo.co.uk Ltd is a small company based in Stirling. It is responsible for the design and all the digital content on www.stirling.co.uk and focussing considerable resources to the further development and content creation for this website, working with other stakeholders and local partners. 

What were the main tasks you were involved in during your internship?

My main task was developing the website platform using Wordpress so that it could be reused later.

What did you enjoy most about the internship and why?

I enjoyed the work I was undertaking as it was interesting and I was able to use skills developed in my course.

What skills have you gained and further developed from the internship experience?

Use of Wordpress.

What were the most beneficial aspects of the Stirling Internship Programme for you?

The most beneficial aspect was the chance to gain experience in this field.

What impact has this internship had on your personal development and your future career planning?

This impact of this internship will be in helping me gain a graduate job in this field.

What impact do you feel you have had on the organisation you have worked with?

I helped improve the presentation of the website.

What do you see as the benefits of an internship with this type of organisation?

The benefits are that it helps students who stay in Stirling over summer with income and gives them some work experience. What advice would you give to students considering applying for an internship through this programme next year? Try to get one if you are staying in Stirling or in local proximity over summer.

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