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Jan 29

International OT Placement in UK

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Hello,

 

I am currently a second year master's student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the United States. I'll be moving to Bristol, UK after the summer, and aim to find a final practice placement in the area (Bristol, Bath) to complete my education. In the U.S., final placements last for 12 weeks. I hope to get a placement between September and December of 2019.

 

It seems international placements are a popular topic--I'd appreciate advice and contacts for any OT or rehab department willing to supervise international students. I am happy to provide more details about myself as needed, including resume and references. Thank you in advance!

 

Best, Mary McNally, OTS

Jan 29

Hi there Mary, Thanks for getting involved in the Community Forum! Are you coming to University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol for any of your final studies? Or just doing your placement in Bristol? As a UWE graduate, I may be able to chat to the staff there, to see if they have relevant contacts to source a placement. Are you happy for me to bring this post to the attention of fellow Hub Members, by posting a link across our social media platforms? This should get a speedier response for you. Warm regards Jamie Grant Managing Director, The OT Hub / Occupational Therapist, Urgent Care UWE Bristol alumnus

Hi Jamie,

Thank you for your speedy response! In answer to your questions:

- I will just be doing my final placement in Bristol, though I may reach out to the UWE coordinator for guidance.

- I'm happy to post across social media platforms--and will do that right now. I'm only active (to use the term lightly) on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Best,

Mary McNally

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