'Working in a billion dollar company, the opportunities were endless.'
Food and nutrition student Emma Taylor spent her placement year developing new food products for PepsiCo International.
'I started my role within the global Quaker Oats team to develop a new product in the US, Canada, China and the UK.
'Knowing that I've helped develop the recipe definitely gave me a little squeeze inside – and being offered a job was just the icing on the cake.
'I'll be working as a senior R&D technician in the Quaker Oats team. I can't wait to get started, and I really want to see how far I can get.'