A cautionary tale

Megan Prowse presents her personal reflections on overseas placements.

Working towards a goal such as a career in psychology – as any graduate or on-the-ball undergrad knows – can be difficult and at times frustrating. Getting good work experience on your CV is one of the most suggested ways to start working towards that goal, but this can be a job in itself. As an undergrad, I wrote to many NHS departments offering shadowing and assistance within departments, but for the most part to no avail. I found it hard to get good-quality work experience and with the


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