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Graduate employment case studies

Written by St Andrews alumni, these case studies provide real life accounts of graduate employment with a wide variety of organisations.


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NameDegreeNationalOfJob TitleOrganisationOccupational Sector
Kelda Film Studies and Modern HistoryUnited KingdomSenior Archives Assistant BBC Written Archives Centre Archiving
Catherine Films Studies and Modern History MA (Hons) United KingdomMarketing AssistantGreen Screen StudiosMarketing
James MA (Hons) Geography & Modern HistoryUnited KingdomCampus Principal (now retired) North Island College, BC (until 2005)Teaching
Susanne MA Hons History United KingdomMarketing Graduate Youngs Bluecrest Marketing
Elizabeth GarrisonMA (Hons) Mediaeval History & SpanishUnited KingdomFreelance Translator and ReviewerElizabeth Garrison TranslationsInterpreting/Translation
Robert GelbModern HistoryUnited States of AmericaFounder, CEOBus 52Not for profit
Rosalie Lindqvist JonesModern History and Art HistoryUnited KingdomAccount ExecutiveGrey LondonAdvertising
Thomas LeppardM.A. Hons Ancient History and ArchaeologyUnited KingdomLecturerSouthern Connecticut State UniversityTeaching HE
Anna MolesAncient History and ArchaeologyUnited KingdomLibrary Research AssistantBritish School at AthensLibrarian/Information Management
Vicky ClarkMA Modern History and MLitt Film StudiesUnited KingdomAssistant ProducerIMG/European Tour ProductionsMedia / Television
Robert GelbModern HistoryUnited States of AmericaInternational Opportunities ManagerUniversity of St Andrews Careers CentreEducation Administration
Simon BartramModern History and Philosophy (First Class Honours)United KingdomQualified Chartered AccountantEY (Ernst and Young)Accountancy
Rosie MaxtonArabic and Medieval HistoryUnited KingdomResearcher for Analytical Database of Arabic PoetryUniversity of St AndrewsAcademia