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How I became a writer

This is a guest blog by Helena Baker, a social media and content assistant at MedicAnimal. She graduated in 2014 with a degree in French and History from the University of Royal Holloway. She is currently based in North West London, has her own website and blog, and is a contributor for the Huffington Post. You can find her…

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How I landed a graduate career in consulting

This is a guest post by Sophia Montgomery.   From a young age, I could only ever picture myself working in the corporate environment of the city. So I selected A Level courses that would be broadly useful for any business-related career – Business & Economics, Mathematics, Information Technology and Psychology. I enjoyed Economics but…

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How I Got My Summer Internship At IBM

This is a post by a guest blogger who has asked to remain anonymous. I study accounting and finance, and I’m currently interning as a commercial management specialist for IBM. I went through an extremely long process to get this placement and I know there’s a lot of students who are desperate to get on…

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Whatever career you want, you should be a student journalist in the meantime

This is a guest blog post by Rebecca Pinnington, a final year BA Modern Languages student at University College London, and President of the union’s Pi Media Society. She has also written for Guardian Students, Open Democracy, and A Younger Theatre. While you’re at university, people will bombard you with insights on the difficulty of…

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How I got my dream job as a computer science graduate

This is a guest blog by James Garner, a recent computer science graduate from Lancaster University. He has worked in London since January 2015 and went full-time as a full-stack developer after his last exams. Hi! I’m James, and I’m here to give my take on life after a computer science degree. But whatever kind of technology background…

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