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Case Study: Lanting

Personal details
Degree:MSc Sustainable Development Profile picture
School(s): School of Geography and Geosciences
Year of Graduation:Nov-2011
National of: China
Employment details
Organisation: H&S International Investment Co
Job title: Administrator
Occupational Sector: Administration
What has been your route to getting your current position?
Job interviews.
What does your job involve ?
Bilingual translation; business development
What are the best bits of your job ?
There is so much fun in exploring and learning new pieces in translation work and feel the magic of language; and it offers me great opportunities to meet new people through business development, which is really interesting.
Why were you successful?
I got the interview opportunity through my friend’s recommendation, so I would say, try to make friends sincerely and build your own networks, you could never expect what fortune you would get from it one day.
What skills/ knowledge from your degree have you found particularly helpful in this role?

My Bilingual (English-Chinese) skill made a tremendous improvement during my degree study through last year, for sure; and on the other hand, all the topics on the leading edge which I learned during sustainable development study can help me build a clear image of what would be the future trends in business area.

What advice would you give to students wishing to follow the same path?