Working as a Research Scientist
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Working as a Research Scientist

I graduated from Durham University in the summer of 2018 with first class honours in Natural Science (Biology and Physics). I spent the following summer and autumn working in a local shop in my hometown. Whilst the nostalgia of being back at home was nice for a while, I was keen to begin a career that put my degree to good…
How I got to work at the UN
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How I got to work at the UN

I have admired the United Nations for a long time. When I was at school I became involved in Model United Nations, an international initiative consisting of debating global issues at events around the world. I attended many conferences over a seven-year period, and with them, my fascination grew for the international and…
Working for a startup after graduating
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Working for a startup after graduating

I graduated from Durham University 3 years ago, after studying Economics and obtaining a 2:1. I loved every second of my time at uni but by the end, I was excited to start my career and figure out exactly what I wanted to do. Here’s a bit more information about my journey after University and how I ended up in a fast-paced…
My experience as a Marketing Intern
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My experience as a Marketing Intern

Applying With graduation on the horizon, I spent much of my second year hurriedly searching for a summer internship in order to gain real-life work experience and give my CV some much-needed heft. Luckily, through Durham’s Careers & Enterprise Centre, I was able to secure a 7-week stint in the marketing department of…