Career interviews

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My education prepared me well for an environment where learning new platforms and integrating prior knowledge would be essential, says Jackson.

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“I’ve found nearly all the opportunities in my career via unusual methods”, says Tiffany as she argues that you should be willing to step out of your comfort zone while job-hunting.

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“The critical thinking skills gained during my studies at SUM are vital to my work at Taylor & Francis Group,” says Seth, who works for one of the world's leading publishers of academic research.

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“I never expected to be working for the Police, or that my education would be relevant here, but it actually is,” says Camilla.

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“Choose a subject according to your interests and abilities - and you will get a job when you have completed your studies,” recommends Iselin who studied Chinese.