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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
Kimberley MChem Chemistry with external placementUnited KingdomPhD studentUniversity of StrathclydeAcademia
Callum MacGregorMChem in Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry & External PlacementScotlandPhD studentUniversity of CambridgeAcademia
Reuben HolmesMChem: Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry and Industrial PlacementUnited KingdomNuclear Fuel Reprocessing Technical AdvisorSellafield LtdScience Analysis
Louise MChem ChemistryScotlandGraduate Applications ScientistCroda InternationalScience Analysis
Olivia StewardMChemUnited KingdomResearch and Development Chemist SynOil Energy Services Science Research
Mark BewsherMChem Chemistry with French (With Integrated Year Abroad)United KingdomFuture Leaders Development Programme - GraduateBarclaysBanking
Emily Masters in Chemistry (MChem) with Industrial PlacementUnited KingdomSenior Associate (Audit)DeloitteAccountancy
Gareth LambPhD in ChemistryUnited KingdomConsultantStrategic Business InsightsStrategic Consultancy
Chris PhD ChemistryUnited KingdomHybrid and Electric Vehicle Battery Technical SpecialistJaguar Land RoverTechnical Specialist
Cameron BSc (Hons) ChemistryAustraliaResearch AnalystFTI ConsultingEconomic Consulting
David DohertyChemistry, MChemScotlandProject CoordinatorCapgeminiIT/Computer Programming
David PriceChemistryUnited KingdomAssistant Investment ManagerVeritas Investment MnagementFinancial services