French and Hispanic Studies graduate Sarah Reilly graduated from Sheffield in 2010. In 2011 she applied for the Graduate Academy to broaden her career opportunities. Sarah tells us more...
Graduate Charlotte Stockdale started off with wanting to improve her CV. The Graduate Academy was exactly what she wanted, and before she knew it, much more.
University of Glamorgan Psychology and Criminology graduate Jess Bridgeman was working part-time when she applied to the part time Graduate Academy. Having been in this role during her studies, she wanted to develop herself and to demonstrate her abilities and determination in order to enhance the quality of opportunities available to her.
Swansea Marine Biology graduate Rebecca O’Keefe has landed a prestigious job as a Marine Scientist with a leading aquatic research consultancy after taking part in the six week GO Wales Graduate Academy.
Since graduating 3 years ago Beth Rees has been working in Public Relations in and around Wales. Having worked in such a tough industry, she wanted to develop her knowledge and confidence of business even further and after hearing about the Graduate Academy at a graduate job fair, she decided to apply. She explains;
After feeling disheartened with the current graduate job market, postgraduate Non Meleri Hughes decided to apply for the GO Wales Graduate Academy. Within six weeks Non secured a Human Resources job with Anglesey Council which she believes is all down to the Graduate Academy. She explains;
Jason Horwood graduated in July 2010 with bachelors degree in Civil Engineering and began looking to start his career in the construction industry. At that point in time, graduate entry roles were difficult to find as the country was in recession which hit the construction particular hard.
Stardom was the last thing on Andrew Maskall’s mind when he applied for a place on the GO Wales Graduate Academy after 12 months of unemployment. After a successful work experience placement at Theatr Stiwt in Wrexham Andrew is now looking forward to a new job as Marketing Manager at the theatre plus an exciting role in an S4C documentary. Andrew talks to GO Wales about how the Graduate Academy has changed his life for the better…
James Malatynski was fresh out of University when he applied for the Graduate Academy after studying for a degree in Environmental Conservation. The course gave James the opportunity to complete 4 weeks work experience with the RSPB and has given him a clear advantage when applying for future positions! We interviewed James to find out more…
Recent Media graduate Briony Phillips applied for the Graduate Academy to gain practical experience of the media industry. We arranged for her to complete four weeks work experience with Candy Jar; a publishing and video production company in Cardiff Bay. Briony tells us about her experience;
A Textiles graduate has used her experience at the GO Wales Graduate Academy to help launch her own successful business.
Fine Arts graduate Erin Rickard was working as a hotel receptionist when she applied for the GO Wales Graduate Academy. After completing work experience with artist led organisation Locws International in Swansea, Erin has now been employed as a Project Coordinator and Exhibition Officer.
In this short interview, Erin explains how the Graduate Academy has given her a fantastic opportunity to develop her career in the arts industry;
Civil Engineering graduate Pete Rollins is now one step closer to his ideal career after being given the opportunity to work for a market leading accountancy firm as part of the GO Wales Graduate Academy.