Working at Xaar: My student placement

8 August 2016Categories: Working at Xaar
Having never considered IP as a career option before, my eight weeks at Xaar may have completely changed my future career path leading into the final year of my degree. I’ve really enjoyed being able to work in engineering while having the added diversity of the legal elements as well.
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