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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
Ed NoelPhilosophyUnited KingdomLondon AdministratorDebating MattersAdministration
Helen MA Honours Film Studies and International Relations United KingdomField Crew LeaderMontana Conservation Corps (Americorps)Environmental Work
Elena Film Studies and GermanUnited KingdomFreelance WriterAyr RFCJournalism
Kelda Film Studies and Modern HistoryUnited KingdomSenior Archives Assistant BBC Written Archives Centre Archiving
Saba Douglas-HamiltonMA Social AnthropologyUnited KingdomWildlife presenter and documentary film producer Freelance – but work mostly with the BBC Natural History Unit and Animal Planet Media / Television
AJ Film Studies and English Literature United KingdomBroadcast JournalistBauer MediaJournalism
Lindsey English and Social Anthropology MA (Hons)United KingdomSupporter Fundraising Administrator Breakthrough Breast Cancer Fundraising
Catherine Films Studies and Modern History MA (Hons) United KingdomMarketing AssistantGreen Screen StudiosMarketing
Lindsay Social Anthropology and IRUnited KingdomCampaignerSurvival InternationalInternational Development/ Organisations
Thomas MALD (Social Anthropology) United KingdomPublic Sector Governance Specialist, Public Sector Governance Unit See: World Bank or World Bank - Public Sector The World Bank International Development/ Organisations
Andrei Film Studies MLitt (Distinction) CanadaProgramming Associate - Toronto International Film Festival Programmer - Toronto-Romanian Film Festival Toronto International Film Festival and Toronto-Romanian Film Festival Film
Isobel TurnerPhilosophyUnited KingdomMaths TeacherTeach FirstTeaching
Vicky ClarkMA Modern History and MLitt Film StudiesUnited KingdomAssistant ProducerIMG/European Tour ProductionsMedia / Television
Michael FordeInternational Relations and PhilosophyUnited KingdomGraduate TraineeCharityworks Not for profit
Simon BartramModern History and Philosophy (First Class Honours)United KingdomQualified Chartered AccountantEY (Ernst and Young)Accountancy