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…
Ace the Internship Application Season
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Ace the Internship Application Season

The season for applying to internships and graduate roles has started and many firms have already opened their doors for potential interns. It has not been long since I came out of this phase of making applications for Spring Internships (see What are Spring Insights and how to Prepare for them ) and Summer Internships so I have…
From part-time to Student Employee of the Year
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From part-time to Student Employee of the Year

When I first arrived in Durham three years ago, I had a few doubts about what my time would be like in this charming city: being in a new country, studying a brand-new subject (I still cannot sum up what Anthropology actually is!) and figuring out my ambitions for the future. But one thing was certain: I needed to find a…
From Intern to Employee
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From Intern to Employee

What It’s Like to Be a QA Test Engineer at Komodo I got my Internship with Komodo Digital in Newcastle, through the Careers, Employability & Enterprise Centre at Durham University. My time as an Intern was spent making sure that any website or app that Komodo is involved in is of a high quality and has as few bugs, issues…