Satwik’s Virtual Australia placement
“It’s really a learning experience for me” – Satwik Shiva Kumar.
Satwik is studying a Master`s degree in Engineering Management at Nottingham Trent University. He joined our Virtual Australia programme and is working remotely with a Trademark attorney company in Melbourne.
Describe what your host company does.
“We are professional Trademark Attorneys with years of domestic and international experience. We protect ALL types of trademarks. So whether your brand has a name, logo, slogan, etc, and you want it protected that’s what we do. We are ideal resource for companies and marketers developing new names for products, services, websites, apps, and re-branding.”
What is your role and what are your daily tasks so far?
“I am working as Sales and Marketing Intern with them, rite now I am working on starting a crowd funding campaign to raise funds to advertise the game ‘Outrageous Fantasy Lotto’ and in the near future I will be marketing “IO Private” as well.”
What training have you received so far?
“On how to start a crowd funding campaign, on how to be effective on LinkedIn to market IO Private.”
How much contact do you have with your work supervisor in Australia?
“Almost everyday we are in touch via mail. Brian has been really helpful and is always ready to help.”
Does this feel the right amount for you?
“Yes, I literally can get in touch with him at given time and he is always happy to guide me.”
Have you met any other colleagues at the company?
“I have met the founder of Outrageous Fantasy Lotto, Leonard as well. We are all working together to make significant impact.”
How have you found it working remotely so far?
“Well, it is truly new to me and I’m taking time to get used to it, but its fine. Going smooth.”
What have you found most interesting?
“I am really excited to start the crowd funding campaign, the campaign is really a learning experience for me.”
Is there anything you’d change?
“Too early to say that, rite now its all good. This is literally my first experience in hosting a crowd funding campaign, but my supervisor is really helpful. I appreciate it.”
Did Placement Year International make the process of finding a company smooth and easy?
“Could not make it any more simpler, it almost seemed like a cake walk.”
Were you happy with the support while arranging your placement?
“More than happy, I am actively referring my friends as well for this.”
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