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Aston University 85% graduate employability
Chand Jethwa Aston University

Chand Jethwa, Learning and Development Consultant at Jaguar Land Rover

"I was living the dream. As a JLR employee. It certainly motivated me to return to the organisation and prosper to a respectable position within my desired field."

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Laura Dunkley, Translator at SCHMID Group

‘It was the placement year abroad which convinced me. I was able to combine International Relations with German. The mixture between the historical and contemporary international relations was useful.'

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William Loake Aston University

William Loake, Trainee at Deloitte Switzerland

"Senior managers started talking to me about my graduate role at Deloitte within three months of working on placement. Within six months I had received a contract through the door. It was amazing; a complete weight off my shoulders."

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Melina Jamain Aston University

Melina Jamain, Project Assistant at Transparency International

"The highlight of working in Germany was being based in one of the coolest European capitals: Berlin, which I would describe as a creative, alternative, bohemian hub. There was always million of things to do. I often wandered across the city on my bike, spending my weekends going to flea markets or swimming in one of the thousands lakes outside the city."

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Sameer Dadhich Aston University

Sameer Dadhich, CPE & Wireless Engineering at Virgin Media

"I signed up for a generic ‘Engineering Internship’ with Virgin Media. From there, they placed us into different engineering teams and I ended up in the Wireless Development team, testing Virgin Media’s wireless gateways."

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