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Case Study: Allie

Personal details
Degree:MA (Hons) English Literature Profile picture
School(s): School of English
Year of Graduation:Jun-2014
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National of: United Kingdom
Employment details
Organisation: American Public Television and British Consulate General Boston
Job title: Intern to the CEO and Marketing/press and public affairs intern
Occupational Sector: Marketing
What has been your route to getting your current position?
Interview.
What does your job involve ?
Research, event coordination, analyzing market research data, press briefings.
What are the best bits of your job ?
Assisting in projects that affect important aspects of each company and their clients.
Why were you successful?
Networking.
What skills/ knowledge from your degree have you found particularly helpful in this role?
Analytical thinking.
What advice would you give to students wishing to follow the same path?

Network as much as possible. You never know where you are going to meet someone who can either offer you an internship or job directly or who can give you an introduction that will greatly help you down the road. Always make use of every opportunity presented to you, as you never know where it can lead.