We met with Leeds City College a few weeks ago to talk about how we could help encourage more digital businesses to take on work experience students. Akeisha Brown from the colleges Business Engagement team talks about how digital businesses can get involved and how beneficial work experience is to students wanting to pursue careers in the industry.
We’re heading overseas for our next #wheredidyoustart. Based in Montreal, Marie-Philippe Gill is studying software engineering - but a career in tech wasn’t always an easy choice for her to make. Here, Marie-Philippe takes us through her love of computers and code - and shows just how much of an impact it’s had on her life, as well as her personality. Over to you Marie!
Meet Reema Vadoliya. From getting knee-deep in numbers at university, to graduating into a bit of an unknown field, Reema’s here to show that the learning doesn’t end with a gown and mortar board. In fact, that might just be the beginning. Over to you, Reema!
Meet Claudia Rowe. After an almost blind date level of chance encounter with the world of digital, Claudia now lives in London and works as a Performance Media Manager at Google. Intrigued as to how Claudia made that jump from meandering grad to working for a tech giant? Here’s her rather brilliant #wheredidyoustart story.
It’s fair to say that Heather Healy is something of an expert in juggling. No, not batons or balls, but substantially more important things like career building and child rearing! Now the Marketing Communications Director at Leeds agency Stickyeyes, here Heather shares her #wheredidyoustart story with us. Over to you, Heather!
The 28th November was all about #INLEEDSDAY2017, a city-wide event organised by Ahead Partnership. Designed to provide undergraduates from universities across Leeds with the opportunity to visit various workplaces and hear about the many roles on offer in the city, the team here at She Does Digital were keen to get involved.
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